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Big Spring Creek

Big Spring Creek Stream Report


Water Level / Clarity: stable

Water Temp: 55 degrees

Fishing Overview

Try throwing a streamer. Subsurface flies such as cress bugs, scuds, small pheasant tails, and midges should produce. Be on the lookout for redds. Do not target spawning fish.


Midges sz 18-26
BWO sz 18-24

Hot Flies

Cress Bugs - sz. 12-18
Red Zebra Midges - sz. 18-20
Olive Sculpin - sz. 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

Drifting sow bugs in the channels between beds of cress usually works.

Big Spring Creek Details

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