Penn's Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Penn's Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Penns is BLOWN OUT, will need a few days to drop and clear. Grannom, Hendrickson and olives are all going strong.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Penn's Creek is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Penns gauge is 1400 cfs median is 710 cfs

Visibility: 14 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: mid day

Best stretch: From Coburn to Weikart

Best access point: Tunnel Road below Coburn, Poe Paddy State Park

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Grannom Caddis (12-14) BWO (18-22) Hendrickson (14-16) Quill Gordon (16) Midges (20-26)

Fish species: Brown Trout with occassional rainbows and brooks

Fishing season: Spring

Nearest airport: State College

Person Fishing in a stream

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

Nymphing has been most productive. Hendrickson, Olives, Grannom caddis and midges will pop this week so keep your dry flies ready. Streamers have been a slow pick with clear water and bright sun. Fish are starting to spread out and feed on emerging bugs, keep dries ready for rising fish but nymmphs will produce more.

7-Day Forecast

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

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