Big Fishing Creek (Clinton County) — Low, clear water in the upper-50s was reported by TCO Fly Shop Sept. 29. Tan Caddis, Slate Drakes, Light Cahills, Midges and a few October Caddis were providing some dry fly action. Nymphing with sunken ants, Green Weenies and other small patterns also was effective. Hatches included Black and Cream Midges (24), Blue-Winged Olives (18-24), Tan Caddis (14-16), Craneflies (16-18), and Slate Drakes (12-14).
Penns Creek (Union, Clinton counties) — Low, clear water in the mid to upper 60s was reported Sept. 29. A dry dropper with stimulator or stonefly on top and small nymph underneath was productive during the day. Hatches included midges (18-20), slate drakes (12-14), and tan caddis (14-16).
Spring Creek (Centre County) — Clear, normal flow and water in the low to mid-60s were reported Sept. 29. Nymphing was the best bet, although ants and beetles along the banks also were productive, as were dry droppers in the shallow riffles. Hatches included tricos (22-28), midges (22-26), blue-winged olives (18-22), tan caddis (14-16), and craneflies (16-18).