TCO Fly Shop - Stream Conditions


Latest Fishing Report


Stream: Penns Creek

Date of Update: 10/18/2017

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: Fish are moving and staging to spawn.

Stream Level: Penn's is running 86 cfs, average is 93 cfs.

Water Temp: 50's

Clarity: clear

Fishing Overview: Look for sporadic caddis, BWO's and midges to bring fish up. Fishing has been best early and late in the day.

Specifics and Tips: Nymphing has been most productive, weenies, ants and smaller patterns. Streamers will move those browns.

Hatches: Tan Caddis (14-16)
BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-24)


Hot Patterns: Tan Elk Hair Caddis (12-14)
Greenie Weenie (10-14)
Hares Ear (14-18)
McKee's Rubberlegs Stone (6-10}
BH Prince (8-12)
Pheasant Tail (14-20)
GTI Caddis Larva (12-16)
Sculpin Patterns (4-10)


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Conservation Note: ANGLERS VISITING OUR AREA: Specifically those of you who just fished the Delaware River (or other streams in the NY Catskill Region), the Farmington in Connecticut, or Maryland's Gunpowder River, Please clean your boots and waders with a diluted bleach solution OR hot water(must be over 140 degrees f) and laundry detergent - It must soak for at least 30 minutes to be effective. DIDYMO has been identified in these watersheds. Another option is to purchase a second pair of boots and waders to wear only in infected waters. It's the only sure way not to spread DIDYMO. Please be responsible - Don't spread DIDYMO TO Central Pennsylvania!

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