|Date of Update:||5/26/2019
|Author:||TCO State College Staff
|Highlight:||Spring is prime-Sulphurs are good, hatches will be towards evening on sunny days, late afternoon with cloud cover.
|Stream Level:||Spring creek is at 162 cfs, average is 102 cfs at Axemann
|Fishing Overview:||Fish are eating, with two kinds of caddis in the water, olives, crane flies, midges, Sulphurs. That's right Sulphurs. It may a while to figure it out but when you can fishing is excellent!
|Specifics and Tips:||Sulphurs are in full swing, carry #14 and #16's, emergers will often fool wary trout. Don't forget to fish rusty spinners early and late in the day. Nymphing sulphur patterns and baetis patterns has been very productive.
Tan Caddis (14-16)
Black Caddis (16-18)
Crane Fly (14-16)
|Hot Patterns:||Sulphur Emergers (14-16)
Sulphur Dun (14-16)
Elk Hair Caddis Tan & Black (14-18)
Black Zebra Midge (18-22)
Walt's Worm (12-16)
Dorsey's Olive Scud (14-18)
Hot Spot Sow Bug (14-16)
Iron Lotus (16-18)
Olive and Black Slumpbuster's (6-10)
|Other Information:||Having trouble fooling those trout on your flies?... click here! Spending a day with any of our accomplished guides will get you back on track and landing fish in no time!
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|Conservation Note:||PLEASE CLEAN YOUR GEAR AFTER FISHING SPRING! New Zealand Mud Snails have been identified on Spring Creek!!! Please click the link below to find out how to clean your boots and waders after fishing Spring Creek:
Click here to learn more about MUDSNAILS.
ANGLERS VISITING OUR AREA: Specifically those of you who just fished the Delaware River (or other streams in the NY Catskill Region),the Farmington in Connecticut, or Maryland's Gunpowder River, Please clean your boots and waders with a diluted bleach solution OR hot water(must be over 140 degrees f) and laundry detergent - It must soak for at least 30 minutes to be effective. DIDYMO has been identified in these watersheds. Another option is to purchase a second pair of boots and waders to wear only in infected waters. It's the only sure way not to spread DIDYMO. Please be responsible - Don't spread DIDYMO TO Central Pennsylvania!
Click here to learn more about DIDYMO. This is a real threat to all of us!
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