Pennsylvania's Spring Creek: Always Look At Your Feet

May 6, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

The story behind the story that John Hayes writes in today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is that Spring Creek, always a popular destination for trout anglers, has gone from a stocked fishery to poisoning by pollution to recovery as a “wild” fishery with no stocked fish. “Back in the day, the 1-mile stretch of Spring Creek north of State College in Centre County, attracted anglers from around the world and was stocked with trophy browns from what is now the Bellefonte State Fish Hatchery.”