Runnett Bag Creek

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Stream Category: Put and Take Class – B

Wild Trout: None

Stocked Trout: Rainbow and Brown Trout

Other Species of Note: None

Gear:

Dry Flies: Adams, Caddis, 

Nymphs: Stone Flies, Pheasant Tail, Prince, Hares, Midges, Mop Flies, and Squirmmy Wormies

Streamers: Kreelex, Minnow Patterns 

Waders: No

Net: No

Casting: Tuck, and Roll.

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About:

If there wasn’t already a stream called “Shit Creek” in my area I would call this stream Bag’s Run “Shit Creek.” Unfortunately I don’t want to dishonor “Shit Creek” (Elkhorn Creek, WV), by calling this shitty creek “Shit Creek,” but it is very shitty. 

Where to begin, other than this creek might be the shittiest creek I have ever been to, well it is a freestone rock/sand creek. It really depends on what part of the creek you are on. There are some decent holes, but they get fished out quickly. If there was one place I would recommend a chapter of Trout Unlimited to clean up it would be this one, trash is everywhere (I think you can see the role of toilet paper in the upcoming picture), it is definitely not accessible (a lot of the stream flows through private property, which makes no sense to have it as a stocked stream), and you should definitely carry while at this creek. 

I would skip this creek and go to Pigg Creek, which is thirty minutes away. 

Additional Notes: 

Parking is located on pull off spots on the sides of the road and at a church parking area. If you do go here please carry while you are here, and don’t be stupid and go by yourself.

Directions:

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