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Penns Creek Report

The Green Drake is winding down on Penn's Creek, and by Memorial Day, it should be just about finished. Those who center their fishing around the hatches should not despair. Penn's Creek continues to feature hatches through much of the summer, including large Blue-winged Olives (Drunella), Cahills, Slate Drakes, and late season Blue Quills. When surface action is slow, nymphs to match the previously mentioned hatches, wet ants, and Perla stone nymphs dredge up better fish.

It is important to note that Penn's Creek can experience tough water temperatures after June 1. A stream thermometer is probably the most vital piece of fishing equipment for working this stream during the summer. Keep in mind that trout do not do well or feed aggressively in water warmer than 70F. Fish accordingly!

Penns Creek Stream Gauge