Bellefonte Named the Best Fly Fishing Town in Pennsylvania
Published by Dave Kile, PAFlyfish.com
"Bellefonte proudly proclaims to be “Central Pennsylvania’s Victorian Secret” with it’s charming homes in a modern world, but it is no secret to anglers that it also holds a charm all its own when it comes to fly fishing. Nestled in the Nittany Valley of Centre County, Bellefonte is home to some of the premier fly-fishing waters in Pennsylvania. The members of PaFlyFish.com have selected Bellefonte, Pennsylvania as the Best Fly Fishing Town in Pennsylvania for 2009.
"Anglers enjoy the world-class fly-fishing waters of Spring Creek that meanders through the town. Other prominent streams such as Penns Creek, Fishing Creek, Spruce Creek and the Little Juniata River are all in close proximity too. The mountain fed and limestone streams provide cool productive waters through out the year that are a delight to fly fishing enthusiasts...."
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Innkeepers Connie and Steve McCulley chose the name 'Riffles and Runs' because of Steve's love of flyfishing. This classic Victorian is two blocks from the center of town, within walking distance of the Centre County Historical and Genealogical Library, Ultimate Health and Fitness Club, Talleyrand Park, the world headquarters (as of 2004) of the American Philatelic Society, as well as churches, restaurants, and shopping. We are also a mere 12 minutes via freeway from Penn State's University Park Campus and Beaver Stadium.
All rooms are comfortably furnished and mornings at Riffles and Runs welcome guests to a home-cooked, delicious breakfast in a sunny dining room furnished in period antiques. We use only the best ingredients and offer a hearty fare ranging from traditional to vegetarian...
Fishermen can look forward to comfortable, homelike lodging within minutes of first-class trout streams, along with professional assistance by the resident fishing expert and guide
Famed Spring Creek runs right through Bellefonte, fed in Talleyrand Park by the mighty 11-million-gallon-per-day Big Spring -- "La Belle Fonte" that gives the historic borough its name. But within a few minutes drive are Penn's Creek, Buffalo Run, Spruce Creek and other less well-known angling spots your host will be happy to show you.