Cross Creek Lake

Washington - Pennsylvania


  • 252 catches

  • 724 followers

  • 13 spots

This is a 258 acre lake owned by the County. The lake is within a 3,300-acre county park off Route 50 between Hickory and Avella; go 2.5 miles west of intersection of Routes 18 and 50. This is a big bass lake with a 10 hp limit on boats and a county permi...

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  1. Biggest of 28 largemouth bass. It was a numbers day again with the fish averaging only about 12-13 inches. The bite was best at dawn (10 bass in my first 50 mins). ...more This is the second time in three weeks that I have caught at least twenty-five fish at Cross Creek, and for the third week in a row there were a lot of dinks.

    2 lb. 3 oz. 16 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Jim Holland 0
      Nice numbers, Frank!
    2. Casey Clark 0
      For them claiming it as a Big Bass Enhancment lake they dont do much for the bass period to make it a BB lake
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Wow, great day Frank
    4. BILL MACKAY 0
      you are the senko guru! great day!
    5. BILL MACKAY 0
      you are the senko guru! great day!
    6. Rick S 0
      That's a lot of bass, had to be a fun day! Nice work Frank!
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  2. Caught 6 total, was a beautiful morning and a very hot afternoon. The Bass on the right was 16 but skinny, and they both fought well.

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. John M 0
      Way to go Mark!!
    2. That’s how you do it! Catch em in all conditions.
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      ty Jeff
    4. Jeff B 0
      Very nice Mark!
    5. Mark Merlin 0
      ty Chad
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      Drew, it was hot for sure.
    7. Frank Yamada 0
      Way to go, Mark. Those are bigger than the dinks I caught on Saturday.
    8. Drew H 0
      I think Id've melted today! Good job!
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Mark!!🎣
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  3. A Father’s Day bass on a steamy Father’s Day afternoon session on Cross Creek. The bass heated up in the afternoon, along with the air temperature. It was a numbers ...more day. This was the biggest of 25 largemouths—mostly dinks. They were hitting on the drop offs and the outside grass edges. A fun way to spend Father’s Day.

    2 lb. 15 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Drew, just don’t be the Good Samaritan to any shore fishermen, esp. if they are using braid.
    2. Drew H 0
      Nice! Haven't been down there since THE INCIDENT. Maybe it's time to go diving for my stuff!
    3. Rick S 0
      Lots of action! very nice Frank
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  4. Went out on Sunday, to Lake Arthur. Didn't do great, so when the chance to fish Cross Creek, the next day, arose, I jumped at it. did much better. I was amazed ...more at how clear the water was! I shoved almost my entire paddled down into the water, and could STILL see the other paddle end! anyway, the male bass are now on beds, in shallow, rocky and gravely shorelines, and I was able to land 6, plus a Crappie. the first bass, I had to work on him, and really convince him to bite, as, with the ultra-clear water, they are really spooky. Nothing monstrous. Average was about 14 inches, but I'll take it. Finesse was the name of the game.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Julian Fertman 0
      very nice !!
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Thanks. Yeah, I was shocked it was so clear. I've never even seen it that clear down by the dam! I wonder how it looks down there.
    3. Drew H 0
      It is really cool to be able to see stuff in the water there, a big difference from Arthur!
    4. Frank Yamada 0
      Turning things around. Nice day!
    5. Mark Merlin 0
      There you go Jim đź‘Ť
    6. Rick S 0
      Nice work Jim! Not sure I've ever fished in water that clear.
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  5. 2 of 5. Today was my first visit at Cross Creek. Bass were small, around 14 inches.

    Largemouth Bass with a Crankbait/Spinnerbait

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Good day! The last time I was at Cross Creek, it was also dink city. Waiting for some of the lunkers to wake up from this long winter and cold spring.
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Chad
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Mark!!🎣
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      Not near as nice as yours bud
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice work Mark!
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  6. Largemouth Bass with a Zoom Dead Ringer Finesse Worm

    1. Matt L 0
      thanks all! this was my first post. I was so nervous I posted it twice, ha. really enjoy this group. Cheers to a great season!
    2. Bruce Parker 0
      Nice one for sure!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Very nice fish, and Kayak
    4. Drew H 0
      Chunky! Awesome.
    5. Rick S 0
      Bigun!
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  7. Largemouth Bass with a Strike King Pro-Model Coffee Tubes

    1. Jay Em Such 0
      Death before decaf! Lol
    2. was the tube regular or decaf? lol
    3. Jay Em Such 0
      Thanks Rick and Bill, it was actually my first trip to Cross Creek but ill definitely be backfor sure.
    4. BILL MACKAY 0
      way to go! look forward to getting back out on cross creek!
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice bass!
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  8. Largemouth Bass with a Strike King Pro-Model Coffee Tubes

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice early spring bass!
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Very nice!
    3. Rick S 0
      Nice one!
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  9. 13" Largemouth bass caught using an 1/2 ounce Chrome/Blue Rapala Rattlin Rap

    1 lb. 2 oz. 13 in. Largemouth Bass with a Rapala Rattlin Rap

  10. 13 Inch 1 Lb. 2 Oz Bass caught at Cross Creek using an 1/2 ounce Blue/Chrome Rattletrap

    1 lb. 2 oz. 13 in. Largemouth Bass with a Bill Lewis Rattletrap

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