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Penn's Creek Centre/Union Counties/ 6/21-6/23
From Southeast Pa
Fished the Catch and release section Friday and Saturday nights as well as Sunday morning . Water temp was in the upper 60's according to some folks at the fly shop. Friday- Started around 6 pm and fished until dark. Rising fish everywhere but could not catch them. There were few bugs visible on the water so I tried everything with no success. My buddies caught a few nymphing but nothing of size. Saturday -Went to the Feathered Hook and a young guy told us that everyone was having trouble figuring out what they're sipping. He told us that they were size 20 Blue Quills and spinners. We started at about 4:15 and fished until dark. Very few rising fish until in it was almost too dark to see. My buddy missed several on the Blue Quill and we each picked up a 16 incher nymphing with Green Caddis Pupa and a size 18 WD40 emerger tied off the bend of a Pheasant Tail. I also caught an 11 incher on the caddis pupa. Sunday- 6-11 Started out nymphing with a pheasant tail and caddis pupa. Caught a nice fat 13 incher fishing pocket water and lost another. At about 8:30 I saw a few fish rising at the tail of a large pool. I quickly picked up a 16 and 17 inch brown on a size 20 Blue Quill. Thanks to the Feathered Hook . Sun started hitting the water and they stopped rising by 9:15. Lost a nice fish nymphing after that but it really slowed down so I started on my 3 hour drive home at 11:30. Overall a good time at Penn's . Fishing was tough as it usually is but that is why this wonderful stream is so rewarding. By far my favorite place in Pa. I plan on going back in October when the temps come down and water level is back up.
Posted on: 6/24 9:02
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