Seneca Creek near Petersburg, West Virginia
Don't you just love it when you try fishing a new trout stream for the first time and you find out it is easy to read and easier to fish just like you have been fishing it your whole life? Well Seneca Creek is the opposite. To put it simply it will take some learning to fish here and even with that you will still be frustrated a few times. When it is first formed in the foothills Seneca Creek seems normal enough but once it hits White's Run you can see why the creek is one of America’s top 100. By see why the creek is one of America’s top 100 I mean 17 inch brook trout and rainbow trout big enough to give you nightmares or VERY present memories depending on how the fight turned out. As for fishing spots the golden rule seems to be the harder it is to get there the better the fishing is. The best times to fish Seneca are May and June and again in September and October. If you get lucky and all the stars are lined up you can catch tons of big 15+ inch rainbows and 12+ inch brook trout on anything you throw out for. Good luck fishing!
Seneca Creek Fishing near Petersburg, West Virginia
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 38.834278 -79.371712
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Description for Seneca Creek, Pendleton County, West Virginia
Seneca Creek is a stream located just 17.2 miles from Petersburg, in Pendleton County, in the state of West Virginia, United States, near Seneca Rocks, WV. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including rainbow trout and brook trout here. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Seneca Creek.
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