The Contented Angler
"A quiet celebration of Fly Fishing"
My dad used to take me to Oil Creek when I was a young so I
have a few memories here,  you can be sure of that.  We
intentionally arrived early for the Sulphur hatch so I could try
a new streamer I designed by cloning a Mickey Finn and a
Muddler. The streamer prove itself by taking 10 trout in the
afternoon.  I have to emphasize that I used my Clouser rod
and a full sinking line.  Nothing presents a streamer or bugger
better than a full sinker. The tail end of the Sulphur hatch
began and the fish took every sulphur that you presented to
them
Oil Creek - May 27
The Contented Angler
147 Jefferson Avenue
Lower Burrell,Pa. 15068
724-337-0437
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Oil Creek is located in Cherrytree Township in
Venango County. I like to fish it with a nine foot rod
and a 10 - 12 ft. leader when dry fly fishing.
The only negative aspect of Oil Creek is that it lacks a
good canopy and it will get extremely warm in the
summer. You should avoid fishing it in these conditions.
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"When a man lives with God, his voice shall be as
sweet as the murmur of the brook and the rustle of
the corn"
The Contented Angler Mickey Muddler
Same streamer after 8 fish. It still took two
more fish looking like this.  some super glue on
the tag will cure this
Amy with one that was fooled by a Sulphur.
Here is our offer for a reel and line you should
always have with you!
If you have never fished a full sinking line, you
are going to enjoy it.  They cast a mile and you
will catch more fish on streamers and buggers.
Bring the family here to enjoy the Bike/walking
trail, and  the Drake Well museum.  Oil Creek
Outfitters is also on the way.