|Western Allegheny County
Anglers are picking up catfish in the 3-pound to 5-pound range off the Kilbuck Access and below Emsworth Dam on the Ohio River. Smallmouth Bass are feeding along the riprap on the Neville Island back channel.
Several Flathead Catfish over 40 inches have been caught in pool 6 of the Allegheny River in recent weeks.
Smallmouth Bass action in Keystone Lake should pick up as the water cools.
A few trout anglers have been out. Many trout made it through the summer as a result of ample rainfall.
Greene County and Southern Washington County
Shad runs are being seen in Tenmile Creek and Dunkard Creek.
Bass anglers are having limited success early mornings and late evenings at area tributaries along the Monongahela River. Walleye are still being caught below the lock and dams at Point Marion and Maxwell. Greys Landing Lock and Dam is seeing large numbers of Longnose Gar and Sauger.
Southern Somerset County
Lake Somerset is currently drawn down seven feet. Launching boats is extremely difficult. Anglers are catching some really nice Channel Catfish from the shoreline.
The water level is slightly down at the Quemahoning Reservoir. Anglers are doing well on both Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass. A few nice Northern Pike have been caught. One angler reported a 14-inch Yellow Perch.
Anglers are doing well on Largemouth Bass at High Point Lake.
Water levels are starting to decrease at Youghiogheny River Lake. Anglers are catching a few Walleyes and some really nice Smallmouth Bass.
There is not much activity on the trout streams. Some anglers are reporting success where they find deep holes and cold water.