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Archive for October 2015

Best Dry Fly Fishing

A Great Late-season Caddis Pattern   Dry fly fishing is, for me, the pinnacle of fly fishing – the most exciting and addicting form of the sport.  As the leaves fall and the temperatures drop, the window of opportunity to catch a trout on the dry fly shrinks and shrinks.  The pumpkin caddis has all…

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PA Wild Brown Trout

Native trout are truly magnificent creatures.  Flawless long fins, brightly colored bellies and spots, and an insatiable appetite for invertebrates are all distinctive traits of native trout.  Here on the eastern side of the United States, native trout do not exist. Brook trout are the only native “trout” species in our eastern river systems, but…

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Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Reports

Yesterday’s rain brought some needed refreshment to area streams.  The Little Juniata peaked at just over 700 cfs yesterday.  The flow is on the decline now and should drop below 300 cfs by the end of the day – my advice for tomorrow, Go Fish! The trout are there.   Spruce Creek needed some rain…

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Best Fly Fishing in Pennsylvania

5 Reasons why Spruce Creek is PA’s top fly fishing destination:   1. Big Beautiful Trout Spruce Creek is home to some of the best fly fishing in Pennsylvania because the trout can grow to truly impressive sizes. Browns, brookies, rainbows… All can grow to be well over five pounds.  There are two main reasons…

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