Lake Wallenpaupack

Pike - Pennsylvania


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  • 46 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. 9 hours fishing in rain and mist. Two of us caught 24 smallmouth bass (biggest 3 1/2 lbs) and 3 pickerel. It was horrible fishing we usually catch well over 50 this ...more time of year with a number over 4 pounds. It was a grind.

    27 in. Chain Pickerel with a Swimbait

    1. MAC WAGNER 0
      Nice catch!!!
    2. Wow ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
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  2. Rough trip in boat. Freezing, 15 mph winds with 30 mph gusts. Only 8 smallmouth, 1 pickerel, and a few perch. Perch matched the fall colors .

    Yellow Perch

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      I love the orange fins
    2. Neil Levey 0
      awesome perch!
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      Fall foliage is making up for lack of monsters
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice pic Tim!
    5. Thatโ€™s a big one โ˜๏ธ
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  3. Spent the afternoon fishing with Tank. He fell overboard in the first 5 minutes. Luckily he wears his life jacket. We caught a bunch of 2 pound smallmouth and largemouths. ...more Couldnโ€™t find any big bass. Fun afternoon with my best furry friend .

    Smallmouth Bass

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      I never use bait dead or alive. You can catch 30 bass on same ZMan rubber lure if you donโ€™t lose it to a rock. I prefer the 1/10 oz NED heads.
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      People throw dead bait for pike a lot especially overseas. Try green pumpkin NED Trdโ€™s and swimbaits in river. Right now tons of bass are stacked behind bigger rocks ...more in middle of river where you see current rippling over. Also getting hundreds on deeper rocky drop off banks of river. If you cast straight out or angled more down river youโ€™ll get snagged less but keep jighead close to bottom.
    3. Gary Eckert 0
      Tim, do you know if anything hits dead minnows
    4. Gary Eckert 0
      I went to the river Tuesday with my brother and nothing was biting for some reason this year no matter where i go nothing seems to bite. I tried all kinds of bait ...more and lures. I told my brother i dont know why i even go fishing.
    5. Tim Crowley 0
      Gary I just looked at your profile. Get that dog (and yourself) off the couch and go fishing. Hit the Susquehanna River has bass, pike, Muskie, and stripers! Wade ...more a mile or two a day covering different areas.
    6. Gary Eckert 0
      I have a Springer Doodle he a great little boy.
    7. Tim Crowley 0
      Berniedoodle 3 colors. Great dogs and beautiful animals.
    8. Gary Eckert 0
      hey Tim my name is Gary can i ask you what kind of Doodle is that you have?
    9. nice!! I like you โ€œ Fish Finderโ€
    10. Tod Fisher 0
      good one Tim
    11. Wow ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
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  4. 10 pound smallmouth!!! (After adding 8 pounds of lead โ˜น๏ธ)

    10 lb. Smallmouth Bass

    1. Should've seized their house, truck, and bank accounts too!!!!!๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      Did you see Grand Jury indicted the walleye cheaters on four count and seized boat.
    3. Nice one โ˜๏ธ
    4. That only works on Walleyes! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
    5. Pete Lyden 0
      thats greatTim!! unfortunate there are people out there like that.... bad apples ruining it for the other true sportsmen/women.
    6. Scott S 0
      Hope you are not in a tournament....๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€
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  5. For all my Pickerel fans (and Chris โ˜น๏ธ). Not a giant but better than average. Caught 15 smallmouth bass, a perch that flew through the air and hit lure when I lifted ...more it out of water, and the pickerel in 2 2/2 windy hours. 2nd trip in a row I managed to lose a 4 pound smallie. Iโ€™m putting better hooks on my top producing lures this winter. It really helped with topwater sure it will help with crankbaits and Rapala type lures.

    Chain Pickerel

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Tim!!
    2. Big one
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      If he caught one over 9โ€ he would like them.
    4. Chris loves them, don't let him tell you otherwise๐Ÿ˜
    5. yuk!
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  6. Not a bad day today, 10 small and large mouth bass and a perch!!!!

    Smallmouth Bass with a swim bait

    1. thomas l 0
      not deep at all, caught close to shore with strikes happening I'd say 5-10 feet out mostly and probably 8-10 feet of water.
    2. fish on 0
      How deep are you fishing?
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      Nice, more 3-4 pound smallmouths should be moving shallow in next couple weeks. October and November are best months for big ones.
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  7. Monster Pickerel! I was nervous trying to net him using 4 lb test line. Caught 20 bass -smallmouth and largemouth bass, 5 perch, and the pickerel. Beautiful fall ...more weather.

    29 in. Chain Pickerel with a Crankbait

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Did pickerel beat your 750 pound tuna ๐Ÿคช
    2. Tim Crowley 0
      Oh didnโ€™t see that. ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿฅ‡
    3. you won the bragging board contest with this slime dart!
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      Won what - an ass whupping on your fish?
    5. you won with a pickerel???? what????
    6. i don't fish for undesirable fish robert!
    7. Dan Mead 0
      Thatโ€™s def a tank ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป!!
    8. George Horvath 0
      Outstanding catch
    9. Robert Coleman 0
      That's a Beast!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Haven't seen Chris with one that big๐Ÿ˜
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  8. nice 4-5 pounder, biggest of day, caught 10 mostly small ones before the rain Monday, this by far the biggest, hitting the top water torpedo lures.

    Smallmouth Bass with a torpedo

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Makes a huge difference!
    2. thomas l 0
      great idea, I'm usually alone, and have to work in trips around work. but yes this was a shame not to get the full size he was a nice one. will try that next ...more week!
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      Figure out how to do a self timed selfie if you have an iPhone to get better pictures. On my boat I put cell on console and set a 10 second timer for bigger fish.
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  9. me too, 2 on one. haha. and same lure.

    Smallmouth Bass with a torpedo

    1. Tim Crowley 0
      Funny Iโ€™ve found brighter ones often work better on Susquehanna.
    2. thomas l 0
      torpedo was doing well that day, white belly's got me nothing but when switched to orange was getting hit way more.... cloudy day, too bad they were small where ...more I was.
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      My best double at Wallenpaupack was years ago an 18โ€ & 19โ€ smallmouth. Iโ€™ve probably had 3-4 dozen doubles on Torpedoes alone over my lifetime.
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      I love doubles (when it doesnโ€™t involve my body parts)
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  10. Two on one cast!

    220 lb. Smallmouth Bass with a Heddon Torpedo

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Did you get a weight on the big one? lol
    2. Scott S 0
      Better in your shirt than in your finger....๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚
    3. George Horvath 0
      Wow ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
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