Outdoors

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An Angler's Guide To State College: The Best Place To Fish In Centre County

Central Pennsylvania’s State College is a truly happy place for avid anglers. It’s recognized as one of the Keystone State’s best trout fishing destinations with more than 216 miles of trout fishing waters. But trout is not all you can catch in the areas waterways, perch, catfish, and bass are also abundant. Whether you fly fish or cast a line from the shore, here are the places to drop a line in Centre County.

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Centre County’s Wild Trout Treasure

I slowly retrieved my gold spinning lure past a small boulder and through a deeper pocket on the small Centre County stream. My retrieve was pleasantly interrupted by a strike from an eager trout. After a brief battle, I brought the colorful trout to my boots and admired its chocolate and cherry spots.

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RIDE With GPS

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Attend the webinar on July 20th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time

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Getaways Aren’t Just For Weekends

Enjoy Happy Valley like the locals do with a midweek adventure!

Happy Valley isn’t just for weekends. In fact, there’s something magical about workday Happy Valley — it’s less crowded, more local, and just as jam-packed with culture, arts and events.

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Explore Talleyrand Park June 19 & 22!

Bellefonte is home to a great deal of history related to the Underground Railroad. Recently, several local organizations collaborated to create a self-guided walking tour that features six locations relevant to this important history. On Juneteenth, visit the Centred Outdoors welcome table at Talleyrand Park for information about accessing the tour and visiting stops near the park.

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Explore Poe Paddy Tunnel and beyond this Sunday & Wednesday!

This Sunday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 15 we'll be joining Penns Valley Conservation Association and Penns Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited at Poe Paddy Tunnel for guided walks and fly fishing demonstrations along Penns Creek. Depending on where you are coming from, the drive out to this location will take between 30-45 minutes, so please double check your directions before leaving home as cell service is unreliable around this destination. The views as you enter the Poe Paddy State Park area are gorgeous and perfect for rolling your window down to enjoy the cool forest air and breeze!

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events