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    Bull Creek 3 FST T721 (THOMPSON RD) BRG UPS T721/T719 (HEMPHIL: Lat: 40.6592, Long: -79.8089 T721 (THOMPSON RD) BRG AT MILLERSTOWN: Lat: 40.6513, Long: -79.7995
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/02/16 X X PA Park & Ride off Tarentum Exit SR28 12:30 PM Pleasant Gap
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Deer Creek 3 SR 910 BRG NEAR T-678 INT:Lat: 40.6130, Long: -79.9002 DNS ROSE RIDGE GOLF PROPERTY: Lat: 40.6042, Long: -79.8782
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/01/16 X X Harmarville Exit off SR28; Int. SR910 & SR28 12:30 PM Pleasant Gap
    04/26/16 X X Harmarville Exit off SR28; Int. SR910 & SR28 12:30 PM Pleasant Gap
    10/04/16 X Parking lot at Middle Deer Lake 12:30 PM Pleasant Gap
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Pine Creek 5 ABANDON RR BRG T 575 AND DUNCA: Lat: 40.5677, Long: -79.9812 150 M DNS OF SR 4019 BRG:Lat: 40.5653, Long: -79.9631
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/01/16 X X Harmarville Exit off SR28; Int SR910 & SR28 12:30 PM Pleasant Gap
    04/19/16 X X Corner of Pearce Mill Rd & Babcock Blvd, McCandless Twp 1:00 PM Pleasant Gap
    10/04/16 X Parking lot at Middle Deer Lake 12:30 PM Pleasant Gap
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Neshan-nock Creek 3 BASE OF MILL DAM IN VOLANT: Lat: 41.1139, Long: -80.2563 T-476 (COVERED BRIDGE RD.) BRIDGE: Lat: 41.0918, Long: -80.2873
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/05/16 X X bridge at Volant-SR208 12:00 PM Corry
    04/22/16 X X bridge at Volant-SR208 11:00 AM Corry
    10/03/16 X bridge at Volant-SR208 12:30 PM Bellefonte
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Slippery Rock Creek 4 HEINZ CAMP LOWER PROPERTY LINE: Lat: 40.9058, Long: -80.2207 0.25 MI DNST SR 2022 (ARMSTRONG RD.) BRIDGE:Lat: 40.9009, Long: -80.2273
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/24/16 X X Int. of SR19 & SR108 11:00 AM Corry
    04/20/16 X X Int. of SR19 & SR108 11:00 AM Corry
    Catch-And-Release Fly-Fishing Only
    Buffalo Creek 3 CONF BUFFALO RN LTL: Lat: 40.8655, Long: -79.7011 0.6MI UPST SR4035-CRAIGSVILLE: Lat: 40.8584, Long: -79.6546
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/05/16 X X Worthington Fire Hall parking lot-SR422 12:00 PM Pleasant Gap
    05/16/16 X X Worthington Fire Hall parking lot-SR422 11:45 AM Bellefonte
    10/03/16 X Nolo-SR422 11:00 AM Bellefonte
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Indian Creek 2 T-916 BRG: Lat: 40.1054, Long: -79.3228 SR 0381 BRG: Lat: 40.0893, Long: -79.3350
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/15/16 X X Indian Lake 12:15 PM Pleasant Gap
    05/03/16 X X Sarnelli’s Market at junction of RT31 & RTS 711/381 12:15 PM Pleasant Gap
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lur
    Loyal-hanna Creek 3 SR 711 BRG: Lat: 40.2408, Long: -79.2398 SR 2045 BRG: Lat: 40.2503, Long: -79.2628
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/03/16 X X Loyalhanna Watershed Assoc. office-old RT30 West-Ligonier 12:00 PM Bellefonte
    04/28/16 X X Loyalhanna Watershed Assoc. office-old RT30 West-Ligonier 12:00 PM Bellefonte
    10/04/16 X Loyalhanna Watershed Assoc. office-old RT30 West-Ligonier 11:45 AM Bellefonte
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Dunbar Creek 2 CONFLUENCE WITH GLADE RN: Lat: 39.9160, Long: -79.6025 2.8KM(1.7 MI) UPSTREAM OF SR1055 BRIDGE AT PECHIN,:Lat: 39.9638, Long: -79.5863
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/12/16 X Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church SR-1053 10:45 AM Reynoldsdale
    05/04/16 X X Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church SR-1053 10:45 AM Reynoldsdale
    10/07/16 X X Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church SR-1053 10:45 AM Reynoldsdale
    Catch-And-Release Fly-Fishing Only
    Meadow Run 6 BRIDGE ON DINNER BELL ROAD (SR 2011):Lat: 39.8524, Long: -79.4994 MOUTH: Lat: 39.8639, Long: -79.4963
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/08/16 X X Ohiopyle S-SR381 Waterslide Pk Lt 11:00 AM Reynoldsdale
    05/11/16 X X SR 381 S Ohiopyle-waterslide parking lot 10:30 AM Reynoldsdale
    10/06/16 X SR 381 S Ohiopyle-waterslide parking lot 10:30 AM Reynoldsdale
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Pike Run 3 UNT UPST SR2079 BRDG: Lat: 40.0565, Long: -79.9250 POWERLINE XING DNST SR2036: Lat: 40.0678, Long: -79.9207
    Date Revisions Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/08/16 X X toll booth area-RT 43 off RT70 1:00 PM Pleasant Gap
    04/18/16 Rescheduled From Apr 27 2016 X X toll booth area-RT 43 off RT70 1:00 PM Pleasant Gap
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Clear Shade Creek 3 1.6KM UPSTREAM FR WINDBER RES: Lat: 40.1601, Long: -78.7684 Former Windber Reservoir Backwaters: Lat: 40.1533, Long: -78.7805
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/08/16 X Cogo’s Store-Bakersville-SR31 10:15 AM Reynoldsdale
    05/12/16 X X Frosty Corner Ice Cream Stand –  1 Mi. S of RT56 9:30 AM Reynoldsdale
    Catch-And-Release Fly-Fishing Only
    Laurel Hill Creek 3 200 yards dnst of T-364 (Countryman Rd) bridge: Lat: 40.0244, Long: -79.2226 T-364 bridge upstream of Laurel Hill Lake: Lat: 40.0081, Long: -79.2324
    Date Revisions Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/16/16 X X Cogo’s Store-Bakersville-SR31 10:30 AM Reynoldsdale
    04/28/16 Rescheduled From May 12 2016 X X Cogo’s Store-Bakersville-SR31 10:15 AM Reynoldsdale
    09/28/16 X Cogo’s Store-Bakersville-SR31 10:15 AM Reynoldsdale
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Laurel Hill Creek 6 SGL 111 RD BRDG at Humbert: Lat: 39.8587, Long: -79.3208 Confluence of Paddytown Hollow Run: Lat: 39.8445, Long: -79.3129
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/16/16 X X Cogo’s Store-Bakersville-SR31 10:30 AM Reynoldsdale
    05/03/16 X X BP Gas Station-New Lexington-SR281 10:15 AM Reynoldsdale
    09/28/16 X Cogo’s Store-Bakersville-SR31 10:15 AM Reynoldsdale
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Cool Spring Creek 3 ABANDONED RR GRADE: Lat: 41.2376, Long: -80.1905 SR2014 (SCRUBGRASS RD.) BRIDGE: Lat: 41.2254, Long: -80.2171
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/18/16 X X SR62 & SR79 10:00 AM Corry
    04/21/16 X X SR62 & SR79 10:30 AM Corry
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Little Sandy Creek 3 OLD BRIDGE AT POLK CENTER PUMP HOUSE: Lat: 41.3827, Long: -79.9274 BRIDGE ON SAVANNAH RD (SR 3024): Lat: 41.3704, Long: -79.9229
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/09/16 X X PFBC parking lot-SR 62 10:30 AM Corry
    04/27/16 X X PFBC parking lot-SR 62 10:00 AM Corry
    Catch-And-Release Fly-Fishing Only
    Oil Creek 5 TWO GREEN POSTS AT DRAKE WELL: Lat: 41.6104, Long: -79.6587 OIL CK HIKING TRAIL BRIDGE: Lat: 41.5999, Long: -79.6454
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/22/16 X X Rynd Farm @ OC & T RR Station 10:00 AM Corry
    04/28/16 X X Rynd Farm @ OC & T RR Station 9:45 AM Corry
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Oil Creek 7 PETROLEUM CENTER BRIDGE: Lat: 41.5167, Long: -79.6828 COLUMBIA FARM RR BRIDGE: Lat: 41.4975, Long: -79.6848
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    03/22/16 X X Rynd Farm @ OC & T RR Station 10:00 AM Corry
    04/28/16 X X Rynd Farm @ OC & T RR Station 9:45 AM Corry
    10/03/16 X Rynd Farm @ OC & T RR Station 9:30 AM Corry
    Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only
    Little Mahon-ing Creek 3 MOUTH OF STRAIGHT RUN (CESSNA RUN): Lat: 40.8253, Long: -78.9268 OBERLIN ROAD BRIDGE ABUTMENTS UPSTREAM OF RICHMOND: Lat: 40.8204, Long: -78.9818
    Date Brk Brn Rbow Meeting Place Time Hatchery
    04/02/16 X X Rochester Mills Presbyterian Church 11:15 AM Bellefonte
    05/09/16 X X Rochester Mills Presbyterian Church 11:15 AM Bellefonte
    Catch-And-Release Fly-Fishing Only

     

     

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  • GREAT DEAL ON TOP SHELF ALASKA TRIP KIDS ARE 50% OFF !
    Would kids love to go fishing in Alaska? Would you? We all would, no doubt about that. Here is a great opportunity to take them for the ultimate Alaska fishing experience.
    For the month of July, International Angler has a very special offer for budding anglers (17 years and under), 50% OFF. So mom, dad, uncle, grandpa, book your trip and bring the youngsters for half off. Each adult can bring up to 3 kids at this special rate.
    Spaces limited, call for details today. 
     
    Also, we have many spaces open in September. A great time for trophy rainbows and coho salmon.
    Call for availability.
     
    Why Intricate Bay Lodge?
    Location-Location-Location
    IBL has great home water.  We do not have to fly out daily nor do we need to fly at the crack of dawn to beat the other fly out lodges to the fishing hole. Truth be told, many of the other lodges are getting early starts to fly and fish our home water, the Copper River. When we do fly out, the majority of our flights are under 20 minutes.
    World Class Copper River Rainbows.

    The Copper River is a classic Alaska trout fishing stream providing epic dry fly fishing, streamer fishing, nymph fishing, and perhaps the most exciting way to catch rainbows on the Copper – the Mighty Mouse fly.

    Silver Salmon on the Kamishak.

    Coho salmon are beautiful fish. They enter freshwater dime bright and have a brilliant rosy gill plate. Coho’s average 6-12 lbs but there are always a few big bucks caught throughout the season topping out at 15-16 lbs. Recent strong runs might have a little to do with why they consider the Kamishak River to be one of Alaska’s greatest coho fisheries!

    Kvichak River Bows will keep you up at night.

    The Kvichak River is one of the best chances for a shot at Alaska’s biggest Rainbow Trout, where Rainbows grow in excess of 30 inches.

    Luxury Lodging at it’s finest.

    Construction completed in 2014 makes Intricate Bay Lodge the newest constructed lodge on Lake Iliamna and in Bristol Bay by 20 years. First class in every aspect, the lodge, the staff, the planes, boats and rafts.

    Comforts of home

    Just because you are far from home in a remote land doesn’t mean you can’t experience the comforts of home. Fine leather furniture, deluxe beds, wifi, 24 hour electricity, hot water and service.

    Cold drinks and fish stories.

    In our bar area, we only have one rule – no lying unless you are telling a fish story. A great space to gather and enjoy appetizers and drinks after your day’s adventure.

    Return home to a Hot Tub

    You have hiked upstream for the perfect drift. You set the hook just right. Your fish of a lifetime ran downstream and you gave chase. You landed and safely released your trophy. After all that, you deserve a soak in the hot tub with an incredible view.

    Wrap around Deck

    The sun doesn’t always shine in Alaska but when it does there is not a more beautiful space to sit back, relax, have a drink and enjoy life.

    The Dehavilland Beaver

    IBL is proud of its new aircraft – a Dehavilland Beaver. The new, larger plane is a great addition to the exceptional fly-out client experience IBL delivers.

    Finest food in the business

    Trained, tried and true, our master chef Kevin Christoff continues to wow our clients with gourmet local cuisine and decadent homemade desserts bound to keep your stomachs smiling.

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  • Winter 2016 events

    Winter events with International Angler
    We have lots of Fly Fishing and Fly Tying events in the next few months to get you ready for the season. If you have any questions or want to register for an event please call 412-788-8088 or email ia2@internationalangler.com
    January 16, 10:30am
    Fly Fishing 101 – FREE
    (space limited, register today)
    January 19, 6:30pm
    IA Beginner Fly Tying Course  with Bruce Cox,
    $75.00 fee.
    January 23, 10:30am
    “Back To Basics-A New Look at Old Techniques”
    Tying Demonstration by Kieran Frye,  also at 1:00pm Kieran will offer a tying class on the program, $30.00 fee.
    Back to Basics – A new look at old techniques. It will encompass use of techniques and materials for wings, legs, bodies, ribbings, thread techniques etc. should be interesting.

    Kieran Frye is an avid fly fisher and master fly tier. Kieran has been tying flies since 1981 and teaches to people eager to learn to tie a fly. Kieran Frye is an award winner including the1994 Mustad Scandinavian Open held in Oslo, Norway, as well as other awards throughout the U.S.A.. His flies and patterns are coveted among anglers. He is a member of the Whiting Fly Tying feather ProTeam.

    January 25, 6:00pm
    “Fishing the South Holston River”Slideshow by John Hooper
    January 30, 10:30am
    “Dry Flies-Classic to CDC”
     Tying Demo by Bruce Cox
    1:00pm  “Dry Flies-Classic to CDC” Tying class with Bruce, $30.00 fee.
    Dry Flys….Classic to CDC
    When asked what is the favorite type of fly fishing most anglers will say Dry Fly fishing. The demo will go over practical, effective Mayfly and Caddis dry fly patterns, types and techniques used on Pennsylvania streams and beyond. Classic Catskill, Hair Wings, Parachutes and CDC patterns will be demonstrated including tips on their presentation and uses during hatch situations. Also covered will be Attractor patterns used in the relative new Dry/Dropper fishing methods.

    Bruce is the long time student of the Pennsylvania school of flyfishing and famed local fly tier, Rudi Mion. He has been our (International Angler) fly tying class instructor for many years and is a regular presenter/contributor for local clubs and newspapers. Besides tying, since retiring, he spends the Central Pa “Hatch Season” in his camper on the Little Juanita. When asked how long he is on the steam he will not give dates but answer, “From Grannom to Slate Drake”. His demo will be informative, particularly for the newer flyfisher desiring to learn the dry fly and for the experienced who is interested in adding Bruce’s stream learned fine points to their fly fishing arsenal.

    February 6, 10:30am
    Outcast Anglers, Lance Wilt
     “PA Trout Fishing”
    1:00pm – Take Lance’s exclusive class, $35.00 fee.

    This year’s presentation will be all encompassing and touch on dry flies, nymphing, wet fly, and streamer fishing. All relative to our area.

    There will be a short video followed by a slideshow.

    Lance was born and raised on the banks of Big Fishing Creek near the town of Lamar, PA. He has logged thousands of days on the water as a professional fly fishing guide in Pennsylvania, Southwest Montana, and Northern Arkansas. He served as the Head Coach of the 2011 United States Youth Fly Fishing Team-the country’s first Gold Medal in international fly fishing competition. Lance’s articles and photographs frequent many major fly fishing magazines. He is a Pro-Staff member for Thomas and Thomas Fly Rods, Towee Boats, and 3-Tand Reels.

    February 13, 10:30am
    “Smallmouth Bass Flies”
    by Scott Loughner
    1:00pm – Learn to tie Smallmouth Bass Flies with Scott, $30.00fee

    February 20, 10:30am
     Josh Miller, Program TBA.
    February 27, 10:30am
    “Musky Flies” with Tim Zietak
    1:00pm – Musky Fly tying class with Tim, $30.00 fee.

    February 28, 3:00pm
    2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour, advance tickets $15.00
    ($20.00 at the door)
    March 12, 9:00am
    Streamer Class with George Daniel, $35.00 fee.
    10:30am – Streamer Demo by George Daniel, FREE

    March 12 1:00pm
    Women’s FF101
    with Amidea Daniel, FREE

     

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  • More Events

    Fall events with International Angler
    Get Ready for the fall season with International Angler. Join us in the store, online or on the river for the best in Fly Fishing education, equipment and travel.
    Steelhead Basics with John Stanton.
    November 11, 6:30 pm
    Join us at the shop for a FREE beginners seminar with J4 talking about Lake Erie Steelhead and how to angle for them using a fly rod.

    Fishing The South Holston
    November 17th, 6 pm
    John Hooper, head guide at the South Holston Lodge, will be presenting a slide show on the great trout fishing and packages that they offer at this fabulous eastern destination.
    April Vokey
    November 20 – Fly Tying Class “Classic Steelhead Flies”
    Starts 6:00pm, four hour class. Materials provided, bring your tools.
    Fee: $100.00- 3 spots open
    November 21 – Skagit Casting Workshop, with April Vokey
    Starts 9:00am, 6 hour workshop.
    Fee: $250.00 – 2 spots open
    Special Combo Offer – Register for both April Vokey courses and save $50.00
    $300.00 includes Tying class and Skagit Workshop
    Call TODAY, April’s classes sell out fast.
     
    Simms Headwaters Sling Pack Sale

    Save Up to 20% percent off on the Simms Sling Packs.
    95.95 for the large sling pack.
    71.95 for the regular sling pack.
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