Lake Wallenpaupack

Pike - Pennsylvania


  • 341 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 45 spots

Abundant smallmouth over 3 pounds. Striped bass and hybrid stripers have become the most popular gamefish. Walleye over 12 pounds occasionally turn up. Decent sizes for Brown Trout and panfish. 5,700 acres

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Lake Wallenpaupack Fishing Reports

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  1. Sad day, had boat out on Lake Wallenpaupack for last time this year. Boat shrink wrappers/winterizers are all closing. We got 13 nice fish: 30” pike, 27” pickerel, ...more 4.25 lb smallmouth (unfortunately fishing partner caught them). Started at 35 degrees warmed up to 68.

    Largemouth Bass with a Mixed

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Sorry just saw this. They pull them to early. Have to beach boats.
    2. Rob Muller 0
      Do any of the launches still have docks or did they pull them all already?
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      Crappy tomorrow then hopefully smallmouth in kayak if river goes down then trout all winter. And a couple bass trips down south.
    4. what's next? trout fishing?
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  2. 23 degrees when we launched. Caught one 13 1/2” perch, 2 largemouth, 3 big pickerel, and 20 smallmouth bass. Fishing partner caught two bass over 4 pounds .

    Chain Pickerel

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Kayak and boat still in action until ice. Great having lakes all to yourself.
    2. Good for you! My boats covered for the winter! Lol I'm weekender!
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  3. Tank’s last trip of the year. Dozen decent bass in 16 mph winds. Tough conditions. Have to pull boat out Sunday dock is getting yanked.

    Smallmouth Bass with a Swimbait

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Cover a couple mile stretch hitting different rocks/banks to determine where fish are. steep bank vs gentle slope, sandy vs big rocks vs small rocks. They seem to ...more move around a lot.
    2. Not looking for secrets. New to a lake much bigger than I'm used to. Just hoped for some starting points. Wishing you continued success and hoping a short winter ...more will mean the docks go back in soon.
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  4. 4-5” of rain at lake yesterday! Two of us fished 7 hours in flooding rain and 15-20 mph winds. Caught 31: 20 smallmouth, 4 largemouth, 4 pickerel, 3 jumbo perch ...more biggest perch was 13 1/2”. We had two monster stripers that missed.

    Smallmouth Bass

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Heard Caffrey launch is good but call to see if still open think it’s $10, state launch is free
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      lake went up quite a bit from 4.5” rain. There is a tournament launching from state launch Sunday 25-50 boats.
    3. B Coleman 0
      Thanks for the response..
      Was just looking to see where there is enough water to put in
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      No I keep my boat at a dock on the lake. I have to take boat out this weekend .
    5. B Coleman 0
      Are you launching at mangan?
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  5. Awesome day at Wallenpaupack today. 20 bass and some more 13-15” perch. Caught 10 smallmouth over 3 pounds but managed to lose the two biggest of the day. Going ...more back tomorrow in the 1-2” rain storm.

    Smallmouth Bass

    1. Scott S 0
      Sounds like you had a great day
    2. Chad M 0
      wait... 13-15” perch????
    3. carl schulze 0
      nice fish 🐟 tim
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  6. Pouring rain, 42 degrees, needed more layers and gloves for warmth. 3 largemouth and 4 smallmouth at Wallenpaupack tonight. Biggest bass was only two pounds.

    Yellow Perch

    1. thomas l 0
      really nice perch, agree on no secrets, good spot one day, dry the next, but that's what makes this lake awesome to fish.... always an adventure.
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      Phil fish are all around the lake no secret spots just time on the water.
    3. Chad M 0
      29 this morning!!! hunted till 9 then went fishin..oh I had m ice gear on!!
    4. Share a spot now and then.
    5. Neil Levey 0
      Nice Perch!
    6. MAC WAGNER 0
      Nice Catch. I'm a "FAIR WEATHER FISHERMAN"!!!
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  7. beautiful day on the lake, caught 7 mixed, perch, bass, pickerel

    Smallmouth Bass with a swim bait

  8. Awesome day at Lake Wallenpaupack. We landed two hybrids, the other one was bigger weighing 9 pounds. Caught 22 smallmouth bass, 1 largemouth bass, 3 pickerel, and ...more 4 perch. Lake water level is down 10-14’ for dam repairs. Lost two other stripers .

    Hybrid Striped Bass with a crankbait

    1. Nice tank
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      Using NED, Keitech swimbaits, crankbait, and topwater. Stripers also hit all four! Had to cover a lot of water for fish to add up.
    3. Scott S 0
      Sounds like a good day...congrats
    4. Andrew Flynn 0
      another great day out!! congratulations. what were you using for the smallmouth?
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  9. Tank my fishing partner fell overboard for 2nd time in three years. Always wear a life jacket, he learned after his first swim. Much harder to pull into boat since ...more he is 84 pounds now- more soaking wet!

    84 lb. Tank with a Hands

    1. Gary Eckert 0
      what kind is he?
    2. Gary Eckert 0
      auh he is so cute.
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  10. Tank is catching hundreds of bite sized fish on 2” rubber jigs .

    5 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Jig

    1. MAC WAGNER 0
      Great looking "CATFISH"!!! LOL
    2. Andrew Flynn 0
      haha! nice!
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