Tulpehocken Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Tulpehocken Creek, PA
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Tulpehocken Creek, Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Midge and Caddis hatches have been coming off consistently every morning. Trout have been looking up and will commit to a drag free drift.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Tulpehocken Creek is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 568

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 60 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Mornings and Evenings

Best stretch: Covered Bridge

Best access point: Red Bridge parking lot

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis - sz. 14-16 Midge - sz.18-28

Fish species: Rainbow & Brown Trout

Fishing season: Spring 2019

Nearest airport: Reading Regional Airport

Tulpehocken Creek Description

Tulpehocken Creek is an outstanding tailwater fishery located just outside of Reading, Pennsylvania. The bottom release dam discharges cool and fertile water from depths of up to 50 feet which keeps the Tulpehocken Creek cool enough for trout to survive. In fact, the trout in Tulpehocken Creek thrive in the almost 4 miles of water below the dam, with heavy brown and rainbow trout averaging between 12-14 inches. ...

Techniques & Tips

Using a sensitive strike indicators to help pick up the "light bight". When using bigger streamers try longer pauses and get them running deep!

7-Day Forecast

All week should be overcast and warm which will hopefully get some bugs on the surface and turn the trout's attention to the surface.


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