Pine Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Pine Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Pine Creek's water temperature is in the 50s every day and recent rains have the flow inching up very slightly. However, make no mistake, the watershed remains distressed and much more steady rain is needed to bring it back. That said, fly anglers are catching some surviving brown trout, as well as smallmouth and fall fish. The Brown Trout Club hopes to stock this fall whenever the average water flow improves over a longer period of time. The Slate Run Tackle Shop and Wolfe's General Store are open for business. Hours at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Deli closes at 4 p.m. each day.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pine Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Lodge at Glendorn

Water flow: CFS: 82 Height: 1.12 ft

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 54 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Best stretch: Special Regulation section from the mouth of Slate Run downstream to Bonnell Run - 2.8 miles!

Best access point: Slate Run, Tomb Flats, Black Walnut Bottom, Clark Farm DCNR or PFBC access areas.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

BWOs, Fall Caddis, Dark Caddis, Terrestrials, Crawfish, etc.

Fish species: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Native Brook Trout, Small Mouth Bass, Walleye

Fishing season: March thru June (Trout), July & Aug. (Smallies), Sept. thru Dec. (Trout)

Nearest airport: Williamsport, Pa.

Person Fishing in a stream

Pine Creek Description

Slate Run Tackle Shop is Located in North Central Pennsylvania in the village of Slate Run, at the confluence of Slate Run and Pine Creek. A unique Full Service Operation from split cane bamboo rods to fishermen's deli sandwiches. Our Full Line Orvis Shop can meet all of your needs including Guide Service, Fly Fishing Schools and complete line of all Orvis fishing products. Pine Creek offers great large freestone ...

Techniques & Tips

Cast terrestrials, fall caddis, dark bodied caddis and BWOs to likely holding areas in afternoons and evenings to rising trout and smallmouth. Other times cast nymphs and streamers.

7-Day Forecast

Daytime highs will be in the 60s and 70s through Saturday before dipping into the 50s on Sunday and continuing cool into next week. Best chance of rain is Monday and Tuesday.


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