Shenango Lake

Mercer - Pennsylvania

  • 103 catches


  • 16 spots

Crappie are by far the most popular species. The typical fish runs 10 to 12 inches with plenty of 14-to 16-inch slabs available. Largemouth numbers are good. Shenango is also one of PA's premier Channel Catfish lakes with some getting to 40 inches and 25 ...

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Shenango Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: 26 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Worm harness

    Stripped Bass

  2. 29.0 in. Brown Bullhead Catfish with a Berkley Gulp! Crappie Nibbles

    1. Scott S 0
      Looks like a channel cat
  3. 10 in. White Crappie with a Spinner

    1. Al Biggart 0
      Air temperature was about 61 degrees.
    2. Al Biggart 0
      Caught 9 Bluegill and 7 Bass also, but the biggest Bass was only 11 inches so I thought this was the best catch.
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  4. Caught this Crappie and 3 little Bass

    10 in. White Crappie with a Berkley PowerBait 6 in. Power NightCrawler

  5. My last Kayak Anglers of Western PA tournament is coming up. We can choose one of three lakes: Shenango; Conneaut; or Woodcock. Warm up session #1, from last week, ...more at Shenango. Largest of seven.

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

  6. Just a pretty fish

    Channel Catfish

    1. Sheila Burk 0
      I’ve put up with worse pricks 🤣 a little prick to the finger ain’t nothing.
    2. Al Biggart 0
      You have more guts than me, I use a fish grip to handle those.
    3. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      nice one
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  7. White Crappie

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      nice Crappie, Nails and Hat😁
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice crappie!
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice one Sheila! 👍👍👍With nails like that, you're going to give Elisa a run for her money! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
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  8. I have a "THING" For Almost 4 Pounders this year I guess🤷‍♂️ Smallies were destroying shad topwayer all day so much bait couldnt get a look lost ...more one on a ned caught a pike n a crappie as well water averaged 73-75 main lake P.S. Help me get my youtube channel too 1000 Subscribers! COMPLETLY FREE TO DO .... CHECK It Out on Youtube - BitchinNBassin

    3 lb. 13 oz. 19.0 in. Largemouth Bass

  9. Me and My Buddy Zach aka Savv the into them pretty Deep today on Shenango..14 - 15 between us both each with a smallie too! Biggest Bass went 2lb ...more 13oz and Smallie was 2lb 5oz. Not a stitch of grass on the whole lake🤣But had a Great day with a GREAT NEW FISHIN BUDDY! also recorded today and made an action packed vid so be on the lookout for the Video on my Youtube Channel - BitchinNBassin 3 Vids in edit Now! All Western Pa Fishin! Tight Lines!

    2 lb. 5 oz. 17.0 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Casey Clark 0
      thanks rick! felt good to find the pattern quick with the wind and cold Sat🤘🏽
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice work Casey!
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  10. Details: 17.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Largemouth on a Squarebill Crankbait

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