The Roslonski family of the South Hills and Scottdale -- Ray, Tom, Mike, Chris and Corey -- landed 30 walleyes out of Ashtabula, Ohio, aboard the Sturgeon General captained by Hank Cocain on Aug. 7. Many in the 8- to 10-pound range. Largest was 31 inches, caught by Corey.
Michael Staudt, 23, of Lawrenceville, caught this 38 1/2-inch flathead with 22 girth about 10 p.m. Aug. 14 in the Allegheny by the Highland Park Dam. Used rock bass with 10-pound test. Fishing with cousin Brandon Simonic, who is in the Aug. 10 report for 46-inch flathead caught at Emsworth Dam.
It took nearly 15 minutes for Andrew Cianflone, 5, of Upper St. Clair and grandfather Dave Foster of Brentwood to boat a 37 1/2-inch flathead catfish in the Ohio River near McKees Rocks Aug. 9.
Photo by Karly Cianflone
Derek Hathazy of Cranberry, with an 18-inch brown trout taken on the Madison River in Montana. The fish took a No.-14 beetle imitation.
Goosh Gregor of Cokeburg caught nearly identical 35-inch flatheads on successive outings. Both fish were just under 15 poundss. Caught in Verona and at Lock 3 in the Allegheny on large chubs.
Ben Miscavage, 16, of Pleasant Hills, caught a 30-poundb flathead in the Ohio River to win Shad Lure's catfish contest. The fish measured 54 inches in length. Sister, Maddy Miscavage, and friend Ken Deemer were with him during the all-night fishing trip. He caught his fish using a live blue gill as bait. The fish was released into the Monongahela River after bringing the fish to the bait shop for measuring to win the contest.
Tom Daley of Bethel Park released this 15-inch walleye while fishing on the Allegheny River.