Allen Casal

Member since September 2017 Falls, United States
Allen Casal is a full time guide with 50 years of Bass fishing experience. He started guiding trips on the Susquehanna River after many years on the Bass Tournament Trails. He caters to anglers of all aspirations and skill levels, from the hardcore sport fisherman to the beginner casting lines for the first time.
Whatever it takes to catch them

Hey, I'm Captain Allen Casal

Falls, United States
Allen Casal is a full time guide with 50 years of Bass fishing experience. He started guiding trips on the Susquehanna River after many years on the Bass Tournament Trails. He caters to anglers of all aspirations and skill levels, from the hardcore sport fisherman to the beginner casting lines for the first time.
Whatever it takes to catch them

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Al's Susquehanna Guide Service

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Fishing Reports

Smallmouth Smallmouth and more Smallmout

August 10, 2019

Been a while since my last post I have been very busy. It has been a while since the Susquehanna has reached such favorable levels for Smallmouth Fishing. Over the past month my clients have boated over two-thousand Smallmouth… Read Full Report →

Spring 2019 not over yet

May 31, 2019

So far this Spring has been awesome with 12 citation size Smallmouth, 3 citation Walleye and 3 citation Channel Cats. Yes there has been a lot of high water but the Susquehanna is a big river and I have… Read Full Report →

Smallmouth and Catfish On Fire

April 15, 2019

The Smallmouth and Catfish are on fire now. We are catching big Catfish along the seams generally in shallow water. The Smallmouth are also shallow and being caught on various baits. Give me a call if you want to… Read Full Report →

Late Winter Walleye and Smallmouth

March 21, 2019

The first week of spring brought 60 degree air temps along with about 7” of snow so one thing is for sure late winter fishing has it all. I got to film a Smallmouth episode with Pa outdoor life… Read Full Report →

Catfish Time

February 21, 2019

Winter may not be officially over but the weather is looking like the catfish will be hitting very soon. April is a fantastic time to get out and experience the best catfish bite of the year. The females are… Read Full Report →

2018 year in review

January 15, 2019

2018 was a very good big fish year, my Clients landed three bass over 5 pounds and five more over 4 pounds. Connor ended up winning a free trip for 2019 with a Susquehanna Largemouth that weighed 5 pounds… Read Full Report →

December Fishing Report

December 20, 2018

So far December has been a pretty good fishing month. The water levels are still up so any rain or snow melt makes fishing tough. we have caught over 200 Smallmouth mostly in the early part of the mont,… Read Full Report →

October 20 2018

October 22, 2018

Well the North Branch of the Susquehanna has dropped to a favorable lever for all fishing including Smallmouth, Walleye and Catfish. This past week two very large bass were caught one was a 22 inch Largemouth the other was… Read Full Report →

September 22 2018

September 22, 2018

Hello everyone, so far 2018 has been the wettest year on record, hopefully that will be the end of that and we will be able to get back to Smallmouth and Walleye fishing. With the high muddy water we… Read Full Report →

September 10 2018

September 09, 2018

Was out on the water every day in September so far except today Little to much rain. Looks like the river is going to be unfishable for a few days but nothing like last month. I should be back… Read Full Report →

Big Catfish

August 20, 2018

As many of you know this is the wettest August on record and it’s still not done. With all the recent flooding rain the Smallmouth and Walleye Fishing has been slow. But the Catfish Fishing has been hot with… Read Full Report →

Big Catfish

August 08, 2018

As you all know it’s been a very wet summer so far, Smallmouth Fishing has been hit and miss due to the high muddy water. But I will say every grey cloud has a silver lining, the catfish bite… Read Full Report →

July 10 2018

July 10, 2018

The Smallmouth have been ripping the rod out of my hands they are hitting that well, Clients have been catching in the 50 to 100 Fish per outing range. Getting a lot in spinnerbaits and TACKLEHD HiDEF Crawfish. Walleye… Read Full Report →

Post spawn

June 10, 2018

Hello All, the water temp is in the mid 60’s visibility is about 18” and the river level has returned to seasonal. Didn’t do a lot of river fishing this past week had to get some boat service taken… Read Full Report →

Still running high but fish are biting

June 01, 2018

June 1 2018 Fishing report Hello all, the water has warmed into the 60’s and the spawn has wrapped up. The flow has continued to be on the high side with plenty of stained water thrown in. Rapala Brat… Read Full Report →

Bass are Biting

May 25, 2018

This is the time of the year the post spawn Smallmouth and Largemouth are hitting very good. The spawn is over and they have one thing on their mind and that is putting the weight back on. June on… Read Full Report →

May 13

May 12, 2018

Up here on the Susquehanna North Branch the Fishing has been good as of Late. The spawn is mostly over for all species except the catfish. The flows have been manageable for the most part. Still on the cool… Read Full Report →

Tough Spring

April 17, 2018

Can’t seem to get a stretch of dry days up here on the North Branch. Also very cool for this time of the year. As soon as the weather cooperates just a little the bite is going to be… Read Full Report →

Week of April 1st

April 09, 2018

We have returned to winter like temps. Morning lows were in the low 20’s all week water temps in the mid 30’s the good news a big warm up is on the way. Did Fish a few days for… Read Full Report →

Big Smallmouth

March 29, 2018

Only been out a few times so far this year but time spent on the water has been very productive. Already caught four citation size Smallmouth the largest being just shy of 21” so far so good. Most fish… Read Full Report →

Happy Spring

March 20, 2018

Been out fishing from shore a few times, the Walleye and Musky have been eating hair jigs and swimbaits. Haven’t really spent much time chasing bass but I heard some guys were catching a few. There is still a… Read Full Report →


February 26, 2018

Well winter seems to be over the ice is gone and the water is warming. The flow is a little strong but dry weather is in the forecast. There is a fantastic Catfish bite in April and the Smallmouth… Read Full Report →

November 29 thru December

December 07, 2017

Well hate to say but It’s probably over till spring on the upper North Branch. The water has fallen into the low to mid 30’s with some of the coves starting to ice over. There are a few power… Read Full Report →

November 16 to 28

November 29, 2017

Well the water is cooling down been in the upper 30’s for the last week. Most Smallmouth have moved to their winter holding areas. They are still very catchable especially on TACKLEHD HiDEF Crawfish and Keitech USA swimbaits. The… Read Full Report →

November 7 to November 15

November 14, 2017

The past week brought record cold along with some rain and light snow. The water temp has dropped to the upper 30s and clarity has improved. Overall Fishing has been pretty good considering the conditions. Most of the Fish… Read Full Report →

October 29 to November 6

November 05, 2017

This was a tough week October 29-30 brought us the first nor’easter of the season. The watershed received 3”to 6” of rain,we experienced a very significant raise and very muddy conditions. I got back on the river on the… Read Full Report →

October 22 to 28

October 28, 2017

Fished every day this past week, four days were charters and the other days were musky hunts. All of my charters went well as clients were pleased with their results. My Musky adventures were not as successful, while getting… Read Full Report →

Week of October 15 to 21

October 21, 2017

The water temps have stabilized and the flow remains seasonable. Did 6 Charters this past week, largest fish of the week was caught by Dustin at 19” and a little over 4 pounds. Totals for the week were 486… Read Full Report →

Finally a cool down

October 16, 2017

Fish are definitely setting up in the fall patterns. Had some really big numbers this past week catching and releasing over 500 Smallmouth bass. Many were caught on swimbaits with topwater and a mix of bottom baits throw in.… Read Full Report →


October 08, 2017

There is a phenomenal top water bite going on right now. This past week my clients boated over 500 Smallmouth and 90% of them were caught on top. This is truly the best time of the year to fish.… Read Full Report →

Susquehanna North Branch

October 06, 2017

Week of October 6 the North Branch is at season low levels. A word to the wise unless you have a heavy bottom boat avoid the shallow lots of hull opening rocks just under the surface. The water temp… Read Full Report →

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Rodger F.
Clarks Summit, PA

Fishing with Allen

VERIFIED   July 17, 2019
My son and I spent a wonderful morning catching Susquehanna smallmouths yesterday under the guidance of Al Casal.  Originally...
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David H.
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

6 hour trip with Al

VERIFIED   July 19, 2019
I spent 6 hours with AL on this hot day of July and it was excellent. it was my first freshwater charter trip and I...
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Louis M.
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

4 hour cat trip

VERIFIED   September 22, 2018
Awesome trip Al is very good st getting on and catching fish very very personable guy will book again and again
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