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General RegionCentre County
Specific LocationWhere Louis sometimes fishes
Time of Day9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fish CaughtWild brown trout - eight all on Walt's Worm or #18 BH Flashback PT.
Conditions & HatchesThought I'd see a bunch of fish rising to Baetis but was not so forunate.

Details and Discussion

WbranchMarch 8th, 2010, 5:16 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2506
Saw some bugs but maybe just fifty all day - looked to be about a #18. Never saw a single rise but talked to some guys who saw numerous fish rising. Creek is very low for early March - only 84 cfs. High sticked all day easy to get hung up even with no lead just BH's. Had to use one of them dadblasted Thingamabobbers to keep my fly from getting all gunked up.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
MartinlfMarch 10th, 2010, 8:54 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2925
Matt, I headed up today and there were a few fish rising in spots. Some said it was better last week, and others said it's just spotty. I think the hatch will actually become more consistent in a week or so.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WbranchMarch 11th, 2010, 3:59 am
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2506
How did you do? Do you agree the creek seemed very low?
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Shawnny3March 11th, 2010, 7:01 pm
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Hard to believe that with the melt we've been having the water is low. Perhaps the next 10 days of solid rain will change that. Man, I wish I could get out. Glad to see someone is...

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
MartinlfMarch 12th, 2010, 7:13 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 2925
It had been low last week, then Monday or Tuesday it started to rise, probably due to the snowmelt Shawn mentions. By Wednesday it was up to typical levels, I think, or near. Then today when I went up it was up and a little stained. Each day I landed about 5 on olives and 2 on various nymphs.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WbranchMarch 14th, 2010, 4:06 am
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2506
This morning it is up to 900 cfs.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Shawnny3March 14th, 2010, 6:51 am
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Yikes. Maybe I won't go fishing today, after all. I don't mind a little color in the water, but I also don't intend to die on one of the more demure streams around. Thanks for the heads-up.

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
WbranchMarch 14th, 2010, 10:23 am
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2506
If water is down to 200 cfs by early morning Thursday I'll likely be on the road 7:00 a.m.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.

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