Penns Creek Guides

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HATCHES

hatches

Hatch

Size

Approximate Date

Time of Day

Flower Blooming

Little Blue Winged Olive Dun

16-18

March 15

10:00AM - 4:00PM

First Coltsfoot

Grannon Caddisfly

12-14

April 15

11:00AM - 6:30PM

Skunk Cabbage

Blue Quill

16-18

April 17

11:30AM - 3:00PM

Trout Lily

Quill Gordon

12-14

April 17

1:30PM - 6:30PM

Bloodroot

Hendrickson (F)

12

April 20

2:00PM - 6:00PM

Wild Ginger

Red Quill (M)

14

April 20

2:00PM - 6:00PM

Wild Ginger

March Brown

10-12

May 12

Sporadic - Day

Redbud Tree

Gray Fox (Dun)

10-12

May 12

10:00AM - Noon, Dusk

Dutchman's Breeches

 Ginger Quill (Sp)

10-12

May 12

10:00AM - Noon, Dusk

Dutchman's Breeches

Sulphurs

14-16

May 20

7:00PM, Dusk

Trillium

Light Cahill

12-14

May 20

8:00PM

Iris, in full bloom

Green Drake

8-10

May 28

8:30PM

Pink Lady's Slipper

Brown Drake

10-12

May 30

8:00PM

Peonies, open

Slate Drake

10-12

June 1

5:00PM

Mountain Laurel

Blue Winged Olive Dun

14-16

June 10

9:00AM, 8:30PM

Chickory, in bloom

Yellow Drake

10-12

June 30

8:00PM

Goat's Beard

Trico

20-24

July 15

7:00AM -Noon

Wild Rhododendron

White Fly

10-12

August 7

7:30PM

Goldenrod

Slate Drake

12-14

September-October

11:00AM - 4:00PM

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Little Blue Winged Olive Dun

18-20

September-October

10:00AM - 4:00PM

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Green Drake

 

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~ What a tourist terms a plague of insects, the fly fisher calls a great hatch.
— Patrick F. McManus          

 

Photo Credits: Chris Gerono