|Date of Update:||5/26/2022
|Author:||TCO State College Staff
|Highlight:||Spring creek is in great shape and fishing well. Sulphurs, caddis and olives are providing fantastic action in the evening and on cloudy days.
|Stream Level:||Spring is 132 cfs at Axemann, median is 104 cfs.
|Water Temp:||high 50's
|Fishing Overview:||Tan Caddis and Sulphurs will bring fish to the surface when they come off. Trout have been feeding well mid-day on nymphs. The streamer bite has been best on darker, cloudy days or low light conditions.
|Specifics and Tips:||Try swinging a caddis pupa or emerger down and across stream. Nymphing small flies, scud/sowbug patterns always produces. Steamers have been moving fish in low light, small sculpin patterns or a sparkle minnow are the best choice.
|Hatches:||Tan Caddis (16-18)
Black Caddis (16-18)
Light Cahill (12-14)
Crane Fly (14-16)
|Hot Patterns:||Sulphur Patterns (14-16)
Tan Caddis (14-16)
BWO Dries (18-22)
Black CDC Caddis (16-18)
Black Zebra Midge (18-22)
Walt's Worm (12-16)
Olive Perdigone (16-18)
Iron Lotus (16-18)
Olive & Black Slumpbuster's (6-10)
Galloup's Boogieman or Mini Dungeon Black/Olive (2-6)
|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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