Fly Fishing Beaver Creek

Late last week I really had the itch to catch some trout. I was coming off an unsuccessful weekend of chasing trout on the West Branch of the Delaware River where the bug hatches were scarce and fishing involved trying to coax a wild trout to take a #22 Sulphur Emerger. Welcome to summer fly fishing for trout. I had been reading about a stretch of stocked private water out in western Pennsylvania called Beaver Creek. I called the stream manager and he said that the water temps were cold, water flows were good, and there were still some bugs on the water. I told him I’d be there on Saturday.

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