Pine Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Pine Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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A cooling trend had provided a reprieve of sorts this week for fishing Pine Creek. Cool overnight air temperatures brought water temps down in the mornings to the low 60s. However, as the sun reached its daily apex, water temperatures rose to dangerous levels by early afternoons. This pattern will continue for the coming week. Anglers should focus more on smallmouth bass fishing using poppers or crawfish patterns. 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 Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Lodge at Glendorn

Water flow: CFS: 187 Height: 1.39 ft

Visibility: 52 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 70 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m and 4 p.m. to Dark

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:

Slate Drakes 12, BWOs 18, Tan Caddis 14, Dorthea "Sulpher" 18, Terrestrials, Crawfish

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.

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 weighted crawfish patterns near structure with a slow, jerking retrieve for smallmouth bass.

7-Day Forecast

Are temperatures will steadily increase into the 80s through the coming weekend. The threat of thunderstorms will be present every day from Friday through next week.


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