Fishing Season: Year Round (Prime: April - October)

Little Lehigh Creek - PA

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Water Temp:

45

The Sporting Gentleman's Tip of the Week

Great weather early in the week, Olives might hatch during the warmer days, try dry dropper rig with a parachute adams and a zebra midge.

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Map of Little Lehigh Creek

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

5-Day Outlook as of 1/13/20

Weather will start out nice and become colder later in the week. Get out there over the next few days.

Techniques & Tips as of 1/13/20

Nymph deep and try dead drifting buggers, dry dropper rigs will work too. Midges and BWO will start during the heat of the day.

Current Conditions as of 1/13/20

Weather will start out nice and become colder later in the week. Get out there over the next few days.

Local Species Available Year Round (Prime: April - October)

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    Trout

The Sporting Gentleman's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
RS2 olive 18-22
Vernille San Juan Worm red 8-12
Higa's S.O.S. black 16-20
Sparkle Dun Black/white 22-24
Mop Flies tan 8-10
WD 40 black 20-24
Humphreys Cress Bug Olive 16-18
Griffith's Gnat natural 18-22
Al's rat dark 20-24
Sili Worms red 10

RS2

A must have emerger fly pattern for any trout fisherman.

The Sporting Gentleman's Recommended Gear

Description: About Little Lehigh Creek

Little Lehigh Creek is a limestone stream that begins in Longswamp Township, Berks County, and flows through Lower Macungie and Salisbury Townships and the City of Allentown, Lehigh County, into the Lehigh River.

Nearest Airport:

Lehigh Valley Airport (20 mi.)

Hatches:

midges BWO Sow bugs Sculpins Black stoneflies Nymphs Streamers Woolly buggers

Best Time to Fish:

Late afternoon

Best Stretch:

Regulated Areas (2) Heritage Section ( Allentown )& Wild Cherry Ln.(Macungie) both are flyfishing only. Catch and Release

Best Access:

Ample parking is available at the Hatchery for the Heritage sec. The Regulated area at Wild Cherry Ln. has a small parking area as well as numerous off road pull-offs.