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Soft Hackles: Late Spring PA Fly Fishing

Soft Hackles: Late Spring PA Fly Fishing The Summer Solstice is just a few short days away so we are saying “goodbye” to late spring PA fly fishing. In some places you will still see evening rises a few weeks into July, but we are mostly done with large mayflies and the hatches of spring. It…

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PA Winter Fly Fishing: 5 Tips for Success

PA Winter Fly Fishing : 5 Tips for Success While many anglers are sitting at their fly-tying vises this winter, why not take a chance on a mild winter day? PA winter fly fishing can be very productive if you pick the right day and, no, it’s not all nymphs and streamers. With a little patience…

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Small Stream Fly Fishing: Beating High Water

Small Stream Fly Fishing: Beating High Water Get ready for the understatement of the year: we’ve had a lot of water this summer! Unlike the usual summer doldrums of extreme heat and low water, this summer’s rains have rendered several PA streams nearly un-fishable for weeks at a time. When nature presents heavy rains and…

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Early Summer PA Fly Fishing

Strategies for Early Summer PA Fly Fishing We are only hours away from the longest day of the year and the official beginning of Summer 2018. The dwindling big mayfly hatches have become a dusk to twilight affair. Don’t despair, you need not be a night owl to have productive dry fly fishing during this…

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Early May PA Fly Fishing: BWO’s, Drakes, & Streamers

Early May PA Fly Fishing: BWO’s, Drakes, & Streamers With the unpredictable weather & flows, the key to successful early May PA fly fishing is versatility. If you were expecting certain hatches in the first week of May, like sulphurs, you were probably disappointed. We did, however, see plenty of hatching BWO’s and Slate Drakes and…

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PA Spring Fly Fishing Season: Chasing the Hatch

PA Spring Fly Fishing Season We’re off to a fantastic start to the 2018 fishing season at Trout Haven! With the air temperatures approaching 80 degrees on Saturday, it was hard to tell that this was only the beginning of PA spring fly fishing season. It was the perfect all-around weekend with success on dries, nymphs,…

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4 Tips for Successful April Fly Fishing

4. Target Tributaries The typically higher flows of spring mean that fish have more opportunities to search for prime holding spots and plentiful food. In the early spring fish will begin moving upstream again, after having migrated downstream in search of wintertime food. For successful April fly fishing, target both the mouths of tributaries and…

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Pennsylvania Winter Fly Fishing: Seizing Mild Days

Mild Days Deliver Excellent Pennsylvania Winter Fly fishing For the second consecutive year February temperatures pushed beyond 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Unseasonably mild days provide an irresistible opportunity to fish your favorite stream. Class A Wild Trout Streams are great places to go for Pennsylvania winter fly fishing. Although not a wild fish, we landed the palomino trout above…

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Top 5 of 2017: Best Pennsylvania Streamer Fly Fishing

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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