PA's Best Fishing Waters Channel Catfish

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Channel Catfish 16 inches and longer
Large Reservoirs > 500 acres
Blue Marsh Lake
Foster Joseph Sayers Lake
Lake Arthur
Lake Erie
Nockamixon Lake
Octoraro Lake
Ontelaunee Lake
Pymatuning Reservoir
Shenango River Lake
Medium Reservoirs 50 - 500 acres
Lake Galena
Loyalhanna Lake
Struble Lake
Mahoning Creek Lake
Small Reservoirs < 50 acres
FDR Park Lake
Major Rivers
North Branch Susquehanna River (All Sections)
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Pennsylvania's Best Fishing Waters

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