Beltzville Lake
Current Temperature:
28° F
Est Water Temperature:
60° F (What's This)
Barometric Pressure:
30.33 inHg (High)
Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)
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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Beltzville Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Beltzville Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Pennsylvania
Latitude:
40.86151
Maximum Depth (ft) :
225
County:
Carbon
Longitude:
-75.60402
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
6-10 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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CatchTracker User
2018-06-18
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 73
A lot of boating activity , no fish
Guest
2013-11-08
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Was out Thursday while it was raining , landed a nice 25 inch chain pickerel on a jerkbait.
Guest
2013-11-06
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Pickerel are abundant. Shiners and silver spinners with dark feathers work best. Muskies can be caught by off the shoal by the power lines. Find the perch and you will find the muskies. The perch will also hit the silver spinners.
Guest
2013-07-28
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught a 23 inch 7 pound largemouth on the evening of July 11th using a large topwater lure.
Guest
2013-06-06
Species: Trout
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature:
Caught a 25\", 6 lb. lake trout on a Gulp Minnow this morning around 8:30, as well as a small musky and a bunch of smallies. Overcast day, temp 60-70. Not sure about water temp. 60\'s?? My fishfinder only gives a surface reading.
Guest
2013-06-04
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Tuesday Night Beltzville Tournament starting June 18th, 6-9, registration starts at 5:15, email mbowe234@live.kutztown.edu for more info!!
Guest
2013-03-29
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
The two best places to fish at Beltzville are around the dam and in the small creeks running through. I suggest using live baits or berkley gulp worms. Most other lures have little to no results. Tons of panfish and crappie here
Guest
2012-12-22
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught two large chain pickerel ( both 24 inches) Friday morning around 1030 on dec 21st. Caught two others in the 22 to 23 inch range a week earlier . Work areas that dropoff sharply with rapala husky jerks and 7inch suick Muskie thrillers.
Guest
2012-12-22
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught two large chain pickerel ( both 24 inches) Friday morning around 1030 on dec 21st. Caught two others in the 22 to 23 inch range a week earlier . Work areas that dropoff sharply with rapala husky jerks and 7inch suick Muskie thrillers.
Guest
2012-12-22
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Caught two large chain pickerel ( both 24 inches) Friday morning around 1030 on dec 21st. Caught two others in the 22 to 23 inch range a week earlier . Work areas that dropoff sharply with rapala husky jerks and 7inch suick Muskie thrillers.
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Beltzville Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.1
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- This has to be one of the worst places to fish. Out for 6 hours today and not even a bite. Any tips
greatly appreciated.


Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Beltzville Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Beltzville Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish shoals and points for smallmouth. Live minnows and spinners, such as Rooster tails work very well. Silver spinners with black feathers work best. The point where the Pohopoco and Wild Creek channels meet is a favorite spot for smallies. The steep south side of the Wild Creek channel is also a good smallmouth spot. I have had decent action by the Pine Run bridge.
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Beltzville Lake Crappie Rating:
2.7
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Beltzville Lake Walleye Rating:
2.6
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Beltzville Lake Catfish Rating:
3.4
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Beltzville Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
3.4
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Beltzville Lake White Bass Rating:
3
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Beltzville Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3.7
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- Fish points off coves, they come in later in the day to feed. Drifting around the dam piers at night, vary weight using medium split shots, drifting or slow troll, but not bottom fishing. Leave out 20 feet of line make a few drifts then 30feet slow troll. More or less line, depending on where you mark fish in the water column. These fish love ailwives(local schooling baitfish), chicken livers, even large crawlers trailing. They school chasing baitfish, when site fishing toss floating rapalas, and countdowns just under surface above stripers. Color of choice is black/silver and blue /silver hard bodies. They are there in great numbers, if you seek them, you will catch them...up to 30+lbs. Good luck FISH ON!!! July is smoking for Stripes.
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Beltzville Lake Trout Rating:
2.7
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- Caught a nice 25\", six lb. lake trout today on a Gulp Minnow in one of the coves. Also caught a 22\" musky and a bunch of smallmouth. Fun Day. 6/6/2013
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Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.

Sunrise:

11:22

Sunset:

22:12

Moon Phase:


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