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Big Fishing Creek

Big Fishing Creek Stream Report


Water Level / Clarity: rising

Water Temp: 55 Degrees

Fishing Overview

Fall fishing is shaping up. Look for ISO and October Caddis to be your go-to for dry flies. Nymphing will provide the most consistent action.


Tan Caddis (14-16)
Black Caddis (16-18)
BWO (18-22)
Midges (20-26)


Fishing creek is up and has good color from this weekends rain. It should fish well this week.

Hot Flies

CDC Tan Caddis (14-16)
ISO (10-12)
BWO nymphs (18-22)
Black Ant (12-18)
Greenie Weenie (12-16)
Frenchie (14-18)
BH PT Nymph (14-20)
Iron Lotus (18-20)
Sexy Walts (14-18)
Zebra Midge (18-20)
Hares Ear Dirty Bird Caddis (14-16)
Headbanger Sculpin Black/Olive (2-6)
Slumpbusters Black or Olive(6-10)

General Info

Remember that fishing is closed in the Cabin Water on Sundays. Call or stop by our State College location for more information on access, hatches, etc.
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Be sure to stop in the store next time you visit the area... we will be happy to share our favorite fly patterns with you.

Specific Tips

Fishing Creek fish are notorious for hiding under rocks and eating sub-surface, stick with nymphs unless you see fish actively feeding on top. Try smaller streamers along the banks in low light.

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