Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Fourth of July Fishing Fireworks on Pine Creek

July 4, 2017 was a beautiful day for fishing.  Blue sky, green foliage and a monster catfish dancing on the end of my line.  The reel actually sang as well as the catfish darted multiple times from point to point in the creek fishing hole.  Simple split shot rig with a worm hook and night crawler  took down this monster cat.  The catfish measured 26 3/4 inches before released back into the creek.   A prehistoric looking snapping turtle also found the end of my line and was released unscathed.








Trout on Pine Creek, North Park, Pittsburgh

I spent the day on Pine Creek and played catch and release with two rainbow trout and a smallmouth bass. The recent torrential wet weather c...