Best Fly-Fishing in Pennsylvania

This list represents the most popular fly-fishing in Pennsylvania. Use this list to plan your next Pennsylvania fly-fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Slate Run


Perhaps the loveliest of Pennsylvania’s freestone mountain streams with browns and brook trout to match. In the East, getting away from it all ain’t easy, but there’s one hamlet up in the area of Penn…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
Slate Run, PA - Fly-Fishing BestFly-Fishing Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. Letort Spring Run


Quintessential chalk stream filled with hulking browns with attitudes to match. A black mailbox with red flag raised sits behind an old wooden bench on the run where legendary anglers—Charlie Fox, Vin…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
Carlisle, PA - Fly-Fishing
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#3. Fishing Creek


Fine trout, ample public water. No wonder it’s so popular. Ever seen a great trout stream pull a disappearing act? That’s what you get with Fishing Creek, sometimes known as “Big” Fishing Creek to dif…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
State College, PA - Fly-Fishing
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#4. Penns Creek


Famous for great green drakes and big browns. Penns Creek is a long drink of water. Rising in Penns Cave, the creek cuts down across a broad farming valley before colliding with the flank of Big Poe M…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
State College, PA - Fly-Fishing
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#5. Spruce Creek


What’s open to the public is very good, but there isn’t much of it. Long before Jimmy Carter drifted a dry fly on its cold and clear waters, Spruce Creek earned a reputation for excellent hatches. You…
From the guidebook "America's 100 Best Trout Streams"
Altoona, PA - Fly-Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides