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Top 5 of 2017: Best Pennsylvania Streamer Fly Fishing

By Andrew Trelease | Jan 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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2017’s Best Pennsylvania Streamer Fly Fishing at Trout Haven Thankfully the arctic freeze has passed, the “bomb cyclone” winter storm has come and gone. Local streams have resumed their usual winter character, and the unusual amount of surface ice has somewhat thawed. When yesterday’s rain raises water levels and increases turbidity we can have some…

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Top 5 of 2017: Best Pennsylvania Dry Fly Fishing

By Andrew Trelease | Jan 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

2017’s Best Pennsylvania Dry Fly Fishing at Trout Haven We’ve had one week to settle in to 2018, and so far many of us are shoveling snow while trying not to freeze. These glum winter days have me dreaming of warmer brighter days on my favorite streams. Days when thick hatches provide the best Pennsylvania…

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Trout Haven Gift Certificates 2018

By Andrew Trelease | Dec 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trout Haven Gift Certificates 2018 We’ve been getting requests for Trout Haven Gift Certificates – Yes, we customize them and email you a printable copy, instantaneous delivery! You can purchase a gift of any value and it is applicable to any 2018 Spruce Creek trip with Trout Haven. Just in time for the Holidays –…

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5 Huge Trout Highlights: Best Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Fall 2017

By Andrew Trelease | Nov 22, 2017 | 1 Comment
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Best Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Fall 2017 Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and all of us at Trout Haven wish you and your family a happy holiday! Before we feast on turkey Trout Haven is looking back at some of the best Pennsylvania fly fishing that we had during the fall season. 5. Caddis Eater Pictured above is a beautiful 21″…

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Big Trout, Big Flies at Ridge and Valley Trout Unlimited

By Andrew Trelease | Nov 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Big Trout, Big Flies: A Story of American Streamers Join us on Thursday, November 16 at the Ridge and Valley TU general meeting for Trout Haven’s new presentation Big Trout, Big Flies: A Story of American Streamers. The presentation focuses on the overlooked history of fly fishing with streamers in America, surprising contributions made by men like…

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Late Season Caddis: PA Fly Fishing on Spruce Creek

By Andrew Trelease | Oct 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Streamer Mornings & Caddis Afternoons Big Bertha is back! This beautiful 27″ rainbow was one of many big trout that came to the net over 6 days on Spruce Creek. PA fly fishing in the late fall can produce monster trout as the bigger fish move upstream in preparation for spawning. PA Fly Fishing at Dawn…

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PA Fall Fly Fishing and Recent Highlights

By Andrew Trelease | Sep 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

PA Fall Fly Fishing: Welcome to September   As August fades into September we can look forward to big trout and vibrant colors. We were fortunate to receive ample rains over the summer, keeping the waters of Central PA cool and flowing. This points towards a productive PA fall fly fishing season as the big breeding…

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Tricos and Terrestrials: Summer Fly Fishing in Central PA

By Andrew Trelease | Aug 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dry Fly Highlights of Summer Fly Fishing in Central PA After the big mayflies of Spring have come and gone, there is a second wave of excellent dry fly fishing. Fewer crowds and eagerly rising trout define the nature of summer fly fishing in central PA. Tan Caddis & Tiny Mayflies For the “match the hatch”…

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Fishing Terrestrial Dry Flies on Spruce Creek

By Andrew Trelease | Jul 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Huge Trout on Terrestrial Dry Flies Between the Hatches Many of us anglers became hooked on fly fishing after our first trout caught on a dry fly. There’s something magical about recognizing what the fish are rising to, matching the hatch, and earning success. Anglers often overlook the effectiveness of terrestrial dry flies in the warmer…

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Fly Fishing Lodges in Central Pennsylvania – What Makes a Great Lodge?

By Andrew Trelease | Jun 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
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4 Things that Make a Great Fly Fishing Lodge If you’ve done some internet searching then you know that there is certainly no shortage of fly fishing lodges in central Pennsylvania. Have no fear – Trout Haven is hear to help you know what to look for in a fly fishing lodge, and what makes…

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