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Location: Erie Tributaries
Time Observed: 12/4/2022
Water Conditions: Perfect
12/6/2022
Elk Creek displayed prime conditions almost all of this past weekend. The rain Saturday morning caused water levels to rise and make fishing tough for that afternoon, but had it perfect again for Sunday. Good mix of fresh fish and dropbacks.
Location: Elk creek Struchen flats
Time Observed: 11/27/2022
Water Conditions: High and Muddy
11/28/2022
With some light rain, a bit high and murky water, fishing was decent until a guy holding a hunting rifle chased around people fishing on creek warning them they are disturbing his hunting field. The woods across the parking is posted for hunting. Fish safe everyone.
Location: Elk Creek
Time Observed: 11/19-11/20
Water Conditions: Slushy
11/22/2022
This past weekend we were faced with very cold temperatures and abundant snowfall. Despite the cold, Elk Creek fished well on Saturday. Flow and color were prime and slush had not yet formed. Flow and color remained perfect Sunday but the creek was covered in slush all day making fishing extremely difficult.
Location: Erie Tributaries
Time Observed: 11/13/2022
Water Conditions: High and Stained
11/14/2022
As soon as the stream levels would fall this weekend, consistent rain or snow melt would cause them to rise right back up and become stained again. This made fishing challenging, but good numbers of fish in the streams made it possible to grind out a handful of bites.
Location: Elk
Time Observed: 11/8/22
Water Conditions: Super low and clear
11/8/2022
Fish are hiding anywhere there is enough water to cover their back. They can be caught but, you'll work for them. Two of us fished from sun up till dark and landed 15 or so. Probably hooked up another 15. Most are pretty skittish. Lots of small fish and obviously old ones. Still better than being at work !
Location: Elk Creek
Time Observed: 11/05/22
Water Conditions: Crystal
11/8/2022
Fish moving all over the place managed to put three in the net on natural nymphs
Location: Seven mile
Time Observed: 11-6-2022
Water Conditions: Leafy
11/7/2022
After the brief showers Saturday night the fishing picked up as well as the leaves in the water. We landed and released a few and also seen some taken out. Plenty of fish entering the stream.
Location: Elk
Time Observed: 1112022
Water Conditions: Clear
11/6/2022
Fished above tubes. Construction going on with huge retainer wall. Did not see any fish caught. Did see a few fish spawning. No bites. Not sure if construction affecting fish but its loud jackhammer going on whole time fishing?
Location: ELK
Time Observed: 11/1/22
Water Conditions: low and clear
11/3/2022
It's not always about catching fish. Be thankful you are able to enjoy the awesome outdoors.
Location: Tribs
Time Observed: 10/25 to 10/28
Water Conditions: low and clear
11/3/2022
Streams need more rain, PERIOD! What fish that are left in the streams have been worked over and over for a couple weeks now. The beach at Trout run is your best bet until more much needed rains revive the flows and bring in fresh fish.
Location: Erie tribs
Time Observed: 3/3-5/23
Water Conditions: Good, God willing
11/3/2022
Right on fisherofmen, maybe that's a leash not an stringer lol. Been fishing the tribs for 15+ year's an every year you get a shamer if you keep any fish. To each his own. Tight lines all.
Location: Presque Isle Marina
Time Observed: 11/2/2022
Water Conditions: A little cloudy
11/3/2022
Fished of the docks all afternoon. Got a few nice Perch and some Slab Blugills. All on minnows Got really Foggy at 4:00 Great Day
Location: elk
Time Observed: 10/26/22
Water Conditions: low and clear
11/2/2022
Fishing was ok but fish were spooky and no rain in forecast anytime soon is bad news. Hey Cowboy, if you're gonna complain about fish on stringers, you might not wanna post a pic of you with one...on a stringer!!!
Location: Walnut, 16 & 20 mile
Time Observed: October 22-25
Water Conditions: Clear
11/2/2022
As everyone who has fished the Erie tribs for years going back to days before the steelhead, there only seems to be less fish. The problem is too many fisherman, too many fish put on stringers, and too many fisherman who exceed the daily limit by fishing the east and west side. I moved to warmer weather, so I only get to come back and fish a few days each fall. I saw 6 guys fish below the bridge at 20 mile, and they never hooked a fish. I went below the bridge later and hooked 6 fish & landed 2. It takes more patience and more skill these days. Have fun & enjoy the days many of you fish week after week!
Location: Walnut, 16 & 20 mile
Time Observed: October 22-25
Water Conditions: Clear
11/2/2022
As everyone who has fished the Erie tribs for years going back to days before the steelhead, there only seems to be less fish. The problem is too many fisherman, too many fish put on stringers, and too many fisherman who exceed the daily limit by fishing the east and west side. I moved to warmer weather, so I only get to come back and fish a few days each fall. I saw 6 guys fish below the bridge at 20 mile, and they never hooked a fish. I went below the bridge later and hooked 6 fish & landed 2. It takes more patience and more skill these days. Have fun & enjoy the days many of you fish week after week!