Fly Fishing at Penn's Creek
ABOUT THE TRIP
Nov 16, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM*
*Time is tentative. Adjustments to this time will be shared with participants as needed.
Join us for a relaxing morning of fly fishing at Penn's Creek! We will provide fly fishing rods, reels, and flies but participants are welcomed to bring their own. We will be fishing for primarily trout with dry flies, streamers and nymphs. This is catch and release fishing. Participants of all experience levels welcomed!
We'll first meet at the OEL Basecamp on Bucknell's campus. From there we'll make the 40 minute drive west to Penn's Creek.
*Links share GoogleMaps references
-7:30 AM - Meet at the OEL Basecamp on Bucknell's campus
-7:45 AM - Depart for Penn's Creek
-2:00 PM - Arrive back to Bucknell's campus
-Rain jacket and pants (if needed)
-Sunscreen & bug spray
-Fly fishing equipment (fly rods/reels/lines, flies, etc.)
What To Bring
-1 pair of broken in waterproof hiking boots or 1 pair of broken in water shoes (your shoes will get wet!)
-1 non-cotton long sleeve shirt
-1 non-cotton long pants (quick dry pants are best)
-1 long underwear (depending on weather)
-1 lightweight fleece pullover or sweatshirt (non-cotton)
-1-2 water bottles
-A hat/visor for sun
-PA Fishing License
PA Fishing License
In order to fish legally, each participant is required to purchase a 1-day fly-fishing license from the state of PA for $11.90. Fees paid for this license may be reimbursed by Bucknell OEL by showing proof of purchase. Each student must complete this form on their own. More details regarding this process will be included upon receiving your confirmation message after successful program registration.
This trip is complimentary (FREE / NO COST) to Bucknell students, but requires participants to pay $11.90 for a single day PA resident fishing license. The cost of this fishing license can be reimbursed by Bucknell OEL.
This trip is open enrollment to all current Bucknell students. A Bucknell ID number is required to register.
Click HERE to register.