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 still very low and clear. Forecast is calling for a good amount of much needed rain later in week. Time to pay attention and watch out for redds and spawning fish, please DO NOT target them!!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Penn's Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Penns gauge is 58, median is 110 cfs.

Visibility: 36 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: early/late

Best stretch: From Coburn to Weikart

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

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Tan/BrownCaddis (12-14) BWO(20-24) Iso (10-12) Midges (20-26)

Fish species: Brown Trout with occassional rainbows and brooks

Fishing season: Fall

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

Action has been best on nymphs and streamers. A handful of ISO along with caddis and small BWO are around if you want to try a dry fly. Nymphing has been most productive. Streamers will move fish. Use long leaders and light tippet.

7-Day Forecast

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


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