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Stream: Penns Creek

Date of Update: 6/23/2017

Author: TCO State College Staff

Highlight: Lots of rain today, expect water to be up and off color. Penns has been fishing well. Nymphing during the day and into evening will produce when there are no fish rising. Levels have been up so throw some streamers in low light conditions.

Stream Level: Penn's is running 243 cfs, average is 229 cfs

Water Temp: 50's

Clarity: some color

Fishing Overview: Look for ISO, Cahills, caddis and blue quills to bring fish up.

Specifics and Tips: Nymphing mayfly and stone patterns all over, many times fish are in the fast heavy riffles this time of year gorging themselves. Be ready to throw a dry!

Hatches: ISO (10-12)
Cahill (12-14)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-24)

Hot Patterns: ISO Emerger (10-12)
Tan Elk Hair Caddis (12-14)
Light Cahill Dun (10-12)
Hares Ear (14-18)
McKee's Rubberlegs Stone (6-10}
BH Prince (8-12)
Pheasant Tail (14-20)
GTI Caddis Larva (12-16)
Sculpin Patterns (4-10)

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