Flyfishing News and Notes

5/29/2020….Pleasantly Surprised!

When I woke up and saw the graph this morning, I assumed we were Done! Gratefully….upon seeing the water this morning and the fishes rising in it….we are far from it!

The storm must have gotten much worse far down below us….a rare but important occurrence. Please remember the hydrograph is 30 miles down stream.

The GREEN DRAKES are coming off here in UPPER Coburn this morning. They were also heavy on the lower river last night….from roughly Millmont to Weikert.

The creek is dropping fast…as happens with thunderstorms.

Pictures from this morning….

Posted May 29, 2020

5/28/2020…..Be Water My Friends

The Green Drakes have started way down stream! It is So Exciting!

We have seen them as far up as Weikert. The numbers are not heavy yet and it is mostly males but it is a START!

The other Hatches continue to be ridiculously thick….and as you would expect…..Penns Creek is still quite hard!

Water temps stayed steady yesterday at 64.

Here’s a couple of pictures if you aren’t here yet…

Posted May 28, 2020

1.31.2020….not that cold

Another week has come and gone with above average air temps. Penns is running just over average flows and holding that “Penns Creek Green” color.

Even with February knocking on our door, the future forecast looks like the end of March/start of April rather than the first week of February…not that we are complaining.

Not having to brave freezing temps and iced up guides has made this winters fishing that much more enjoyable..

Stonefly nymphs, caddis pupa, baetis nymphs and midges continue to be consistent fish producers. A stripped or swung streamer has also been putting its share of fish in the net.

We are super excited for the Extravaganza this year. More talks and demos to be announced soon.

Stop by the shop to grab your tickets the the F3T (Fly Fishing Film Tour) coming time Central Pa!

Posted January 31, 2020

1.23.2019…winter is here?

Hi, hope you folks are staying warm.

Our Extravaganza is set for March 20, 21, 22, 2020.

Storewide sales and discounts!

Food, drinks, and fun.

Demos and Fly Tying

The sales will run from Friday to Sunday. Saturday will be the big she-bang. Hope to see you there!

It seems like winter may finally be setting in. The next weeks weather forecast calls for an average low in the 20s and an average high in the mid 30s.

For January fishing, conditions could be much more cold. We have been getting out to do some fishing and even some catching.

Penns, Spring and Fishing Creek have all been producing with nymphs. Baetis, stones and midges have been consistent fish catchers across the board.

We have had a few guided trips rolling out with the almost spring like weather early January brought us. If your getting cabin fever give us a ring and we will line up a day to help you cure your cabin blues!

Our spring orders have started to roll into the shop. New Simms and Fishpond orders have hit the shop and are up ready for you to check out!

Shop Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 9am-5pm

Thursday: 9am-5pm

Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday: 9am-5pm

Sunday: 9am-5pm

Posted January 23, 2020

5.31.2019….dirty water, don’t care

We dodged it! The heavily forecasted rains missed us.

Honest truth: We did get rain. The creek is BROWN. Fish are eating.

Levels are not off the chart. Creek is slightly bumping with the run off from last nights rains.

By this afternoon/evening the creek should have improved clarity. Again, IT WILL BE BROWN but we should see improving clarity as the day progresses.

Drake’s are almost hatching entirely through the system in numbers. Reports of hatching bugs through the day, increasing in numbers closer to evening with fish getting up on them!!

GAME ON

Posted May 31, 2019

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