Fishing in Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 pandemic

Travel restrictions, business and facility closures, and the need to follow local, state and federal government orders to ensure public health and safety have changed the way trout season in Pennsylvania is unfolding this year. Click here to see the latest information from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

The Fly Fishing Film Tour Postponed

This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Information on a rescheduled date and tickets already purchased will be posted as it becomes available. This event was originally scheduled for Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 7:00 PM at the Colonial Theater, Phoenixville, PA.

Brandywine Creek Water Trail Feasibility Study

The Brandywine Conservancy is pleased to announce that the Draft Brandywine Creek Water Trail Feasibility Study is now available for public review and comment.  The study reflects more than a year’s work and includes guidance provided by our Study Advisory Committee and input from hundreds of individuals who either participated at public meetings or completed … Read More

Valley Creek Stream Cleanup

Event canceled due to COVID-19 virus outbreak. There is no need to congregate to clean up Valley Creek as originally scheduled for Saturday, April 4. All of you that frequent Valley Creek can do your part individually with a small grocery plastic bag stuffed in a back pocket each time you walk or go fishing.  … Read More

Valley Creek Stream Restoration

Saturday, May 2nd In the early 2000’s, VFTU chapter members installed a water jack in Valley Creek in the vicinity of Church Rd and Yellow Springs Rd.  A water jack is a pool-digging device, meant to create and maintain a pool on the downstream side of the device.  Over the years there has been significant … Read More


On April 27th and 28th, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will meet in Harrisburg to approve upgraded protections for 85 Wild Trout Streams and 33 Class A streams. If approved, these updgraded designations will ensure the future health of clean water in these streams and allow these populations to continue to thrive. CLICK HERE … Read More

First Annual Delaware River Fly Tri

The first annual Delaware River Fly Tri will take place on May 16, 2020 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area near Bushkill, PA. The event will offer competitors the opportunity to hike, bike, fish and kayak on the Delaware River and its tributaries while adding an element of friendly competition and some awesome … Read More

Chester County Water Conditions January 2018 – June 2019

The Chester County Water Resources Authority (CCWRA) recently completed a report summarizing data collected through the Chester County and U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Water Resources Program from January 2018 to June 2019. The parameters summarized in the report provide insight into the County’s water conditions and help guide the management of the County’s water resources. … Read More