Spring Creek

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Nymphing a limestoner is always the default technique. Day in and day out, the fish just feed better on the bottom than on the surface. For Spring Creek sowbugs and shrimp (scuds) are 24-7-365 flies, patterns that work virtually year round. During the summer, a wet black ants does yeoman's duty beneath the surface, often outperforming the normally deadly small crustacean patterns. Finally, a Zebra midge, often trailed behind a larger fly, is a fine low-water choice.

Seven-day forecast 

It may take a full seven days for Spring Creek to become fishable again.

Steve Sywensky
Flyfisher's Paradise
State College PA

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
Bead Head Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail #14-16 Buy from Orvis.com
Humphreys Cress Bug #14 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head American Pheasant Tail #18 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Hare's Ear Nymph #12-14 Buy from Orvis.com
Skilton Quick Sight Ant #12-16 Buy from Orvis.com
Indicator Beetle #12-16 Buy from Orvis.com
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