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French Creek, Chester County, 09 02 2013

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I spent a pleasant, sun-dappled morning on French Creek outside of Phoenixville. I lost two trout whilst contemplating the wildflowers along the bank, but had a great time catching redbreast sunfish on the dry fly (BWO and Olive X-caddis). I also landed one very large fallfish that jumped as high as any rainbow trout.

A good holiday . . .


Posted on: 2013/9/7 10:59


Re: French Creek, Chester County, 09 02 2013
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I like being sun-dappled, all day if possible. Bad report-- no conditions information from which anyone can learn. This is a better fit for the General or Fly Fishing Locations forums.

Posted on: 2013/9/7 12:16
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Re: French Creek, Chester County, 09 02 2013

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JackM --

Please accept my apologies (in future I'll refrain from poetic descriptions and post only factual data that can be used to calculate the potential fly-fishability of a given Commonwealth of Pennsylvania angling destination) . . .

That stated. Original Post Addendum:


Weather: sunny, humid, no wind, 80 degrees Fahrenheit

Water Temp: 62 degrees Fahrenheit

CFS flow (estimate): 196

Wading: easy

Hatches/Patterns: Caddis, Small Olives, Isonychias, Trico


Posted on: 2013/9/7 12:49


Re: French Creek, Chester County, 09 02 2013
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Ron, don't get defensive. Read the guidelines. This forum is meant to be a database of useful information. Correct titling. which you did, is only one element. The substance of the report should:

1. Identify the approximate location;
2. Describe the water and atmospheric conditions;
3. Describe any hatches or benthic phenomenon;
4. Be creative and interesting (optional).

The optional #4 alone is not sufficient. Thanks for supplementing.

Posted on: 2013/9/7 13:22
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Re: French Creek, Chester County, 09 02 2013

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196 cfs is rippin' for French. The hydrograph says 50cfs for that day.

Sounds like a fun day.

Posted on: 2013/9/11 19:41






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