Valley Creek Fly Fishing
The 7th most popular fly fishing river in Pennsylvania.
Thursday 11 August 2016 05:49 GMT
Near Valley Forge, the Valley Creek is known for its large wild brown trout. This spring-fed limestone creek is mainly about 30 feet wide. The headwaters of the Valley Creek are up in East Whiteland Township and the river flows downstream 12 miles to Schuylkill River confluence.
The upper section of Valley Creek for fly fishing is above US76 and is accessible via SR29, but has limited public access. The lower section of Valley Creek is below US76 and has a 2 mile section passing through Valley Forge National Park that is accessible by SR252.
The cold water and numerous pools make great wild brown trout fly fishing on the Valley Creek. While the best fly fishing is from April through June, there is an extended caddis hatch through August.
Overall, Valley Creek is the 7th most popular fly fishing river of all 49 fly fishing spots in Pennsylvania.