Penn's Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Penn's Creek, PA
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Penn's Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Penns is in good shape. Fish are coming off the spawn and moving around, you've got to find them. PLEASE WATCH WHERE YOU WALK!! Don't tread on the redd. Rain today will bump the water up a bit.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Penn's Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Penns is running 215 cfs, average is 348 cfs

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 44 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: early and late

Best stretch: From Coburn to Weikart

Best access point: Tunnel Road below Coburn

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

BWO (18-22) Midges (20-24)

Fish species: Brown Trout with occassional rainbows and brooks

Fishing season: Fall

Nearest airport: State College

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Penn's Creek Description

With 35 miles of trout water, Penn’s Creek is Pennsylvania’s longest limestone trout stream. Many people associate Penns Creek with Penns Cave--Pennsylvania’s only water cavern, where tourists glide through the dripping darkness in long, metal, motor-powered boats. The stream exiting the cave, called “Upper” Penns Creek, is small--averaging 15 to 30 feet wide. This is the coldest section of Penns Creek. ...

Techniques & Tips

Look for BWO's and midges to bring fish up. Fishing has been best early and late in the day. Nymphs and streamers are the way to go. Nymphing has been most productive small mayfly nymphs and stoneflies are the ticket. Streamers will move those browns.

7-Day Forecast

Please call for the most current weather and water levels. 814-689-3654

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