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Trout Fishing Regulations
NORTHEAST REGION - Regulated Trout Waters
 
Northeast Region Opening Day of Trout Season for counties in this region: April 12, 2014. In effect for all approved trout waters (listed below) within the Northeast Region, except for the 2 waters listed with an opening day of March 29, 2014.

Special regulations in this region:

Approved Trout Waters – March 29 Opening Day [view regulation]
These Northeast Region waters flow beyond the counties designated as part of the Regional Opening Day of Trout Season and are included as part of this trout program.

CARBON
Lizard Creek – Mahoning Creek

Approved Trout Waters – April 12 Opening Day [view regulation]
BRADFORD
Gaylord Creek – Little Schrader Creek (confluence with Marsh Creek downstream to mouth) – North Branch Sugar Creek (Alparon Park Fairgrounds downstream to mouth) – Schrader Creek – Seeley Creek – South Branch Towanda Creek – South Creek – Sugar Creek (confluence with South Branch Sugar Creek downstream to SR 0006 in East Troy) – Sunfish Pond – Towanda Creek (South Ave., T-998 downstream to SR 3001 bridge) – Tuscarora Creek – Wysox Creek

CARBON
Aquashicola Creek – Buckwha Creek – Drakes Creek – Francis E. Walter Reservoir (Bear Creek Reservoir) – Hickory Run (outlet of Hickory Run Lake downstream to Saylorsville Dam) – Hickory Run Lake – Lehigh Canal (Long Run Level near Weissport) – Lehigh River (Carbon-Luzerne county line from outlet of FE Walter Reservoir downstream to confluence with Sandy Run) – Mauch Chunk Creek (outlet Mauch Chunk Lake downstream to Mauch Chunk Reservoir) – Nesquehoning Creek – Pohopoco Creek (outlet of Beltzville Lake downstream to Hideway Hunting & Fishing Club cable across the creek) – Sand Spring Run

COLUMBIA
Beaver Run (Moyers Farm downstream to mouth) – Briar Creek – Fishing Creek (SR 4049 downstream to Light Street) – Huntingdon Creek (Forks Farm downstream to Twin Bridges Park) – Little Fishing Creek (Talmar Road (SR 4032) downstream to Eyers Grove Road (SR 4021)) – Mugser Run – Pine Creek – Roaring Creek – Scotch Run – South Branch Roaring Creek – West Branch Briar Creek – West Creek

LACKAWANNA
Aylesworth Creek Lake – Eston Wilson Lake – Gardner Creek – Lackawanna River (from Old Stillwater Reservoir downstream to Simpson) – Lehigh River – Merli-Sarnoski Park Lake – Roaring Brook – South Branch Tunkhannock Creek – West Branch Wallenpaupack Creek

LUZERNE
Big Wapwallopen Creek (powerline crossing upstream of Nuangola Road (SR 2042) downstream to county road) – Francis E. Walter Reservoir (Bear Creek Reservoir) – Harvey's Creek – Harvey's Lake (see miscellaneous special regulations) – Kitchen Creek (Shedy Hill Road (T-559) downstream to mouth) – Lake Frances – Lehigh River (F.E. Walter Dam downstream to Sandy Run) – Nescopeck Creek – Pine Creek – Wright Creek

MONROE
Appenzell Creek – Brodhead Creek (Cherry Lane Bridge (SR 1002) downstream to SR 0080 Bridge at Exit 52) – Buckwha Creek – Bush Kill – Lake Creek – Lehigh River – McMichael Creek – Pocono Creek – Princess Run – Snow Hill Dam – Tobyhanna Creek – Tobyhanna Lake

PIKE
Bush Kill – Decker Brook (SR 0006 bridge downstream to lower SGL #183 boundary) – Fairview Lake – Lackawaxen River (county line downstream to mouth) – Lake Loch Lomond – Lake Minisink – Lily Pond – Little Bush Kill (lower limit of Lehman Lake club property downstream to upper limit of Bushkill Rod & Gun Club property and Bushkill Falls boundary downstream to mouth) – Little Mud Pond – Lower Lake (Lower Promised Land Lake, including outlet from Upper Lake) – Masthope Creek (Upper SGL #316 boundary downstream to lower SGL #316 boundary) – Middle Branch Bush Kill – Saw Creek (Bushkill Falls Road (SR 2003) downstream to State Forest boundary downstream of Whitaker Road (T-324)) – Shohola Creek (SR 0739 downstream to the SGL #180 ford crossing) – Shohola Creek (from the outlet of Shohola Lake downstream to the lower boundary of SGL #180)

SULLIVAN
Double Run – Elk Creek – Hoagland Branch (confluence with Porter Creek downstream to mouth) – Kings Creek (intersection of Tall Maple Road (T-395) and SR 4008 downstream to mouth) – Little Loyalsock Creek (SR 0087 Bridge south of Dushore downstream to the confluence with Big Bottom Run) – Loyalsock Creek – Mill Creek (Hillsgrove) – Muncy Creek – North Branch Mehoopany Creek – Schrader Creek – West Branch Fishing Creek

SUSQUEHANNA
Canawacta Creek – East Branch Tunkhannock Creek – East Branch Wyalusing Creek – Fall Brook – Gaylord Creek – Horton Creek – Lackawanna River – Martins Creek – Meshoppen Creek – North Branch Wyalusing Creek – Riley Creek – Salt Lick Creek – Silver Creek – Snake Creek – South Branch Canawacta Creek – Starrucca Creek – Tunkhannock Creek – West Branch Meshoppen Creek (White Creek)

WAYNE
Dyberry Creek – East Branch Dyberry Creek – Equinunk Creek – Hollister Creek – Jones Creek – Lackawanna River – Lackawaxen River – Long Pond – Rose Pond Branch – Shehawken Creek – Van Auken Creek – West Branch Dyberry Creek – West Branch Lackawaxen River (from outflow of Prompton Dam to backwaters of Seelyville Dam) – West Branch Wallenpaupack Creek

WYOMING
Bowman Creek – Horton Creek – Lake Winola – Leonard Creek – Martins Creek – Mehoopany Creek – Meshoppen Creek – North Branch Mehoopany Creek – Oxbow Lake – Riley Creek – South Branch Tunkhannock Creek – Tuscarora Creek – West Branch Meshoppen Creek (White Creek)

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Approved Trout Waters Open to Year-Round Fishing [view regulation]
BRADFORD
Mountain Lake
Sugar Run

COLUMBIA
Briar Creek Lake

LACKAWANNA
Lackawanna Lake

LUZERNE
Frances Slocum Lake
Lake Irena
Lake Took A While (Riverlands)
Lily Lake
Moon Lake

Sylvan Lake

LUZERNE
Lake Jean (Luzerne / Sullivan)

MONROE
Hidden Lake

SULLIVAN
Hunters Lake
Lake Jean (Luzerne / Sullivan)

SUSQUEHANNA
Quaker Lake

WAYNE
Duck Harbor Pond
Upper Woods Pond

WYOMING
Mehoopany Creek – from confluence with Kasson Brook downstream to confluence of North Fork Mehoopany Creek

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Catch & Release [view regulation]
CARBON
Hickory Run – 2.9 miles; from the outlet of Saylorsville Dam downstream to the mouth

LACKAWANNA
Roaring Brook – 3.9 miles; from Hollisterville Dam downstream to Elmhurst Reservoir

PIKE
Toms Creek – 2.1 miles; from the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area boundary downstream to the mouth

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Catch & Release Fly-Fishing Only [view regulation]
MONROE
Bush Kill – 6.1 miles; on the Resica Falls Scout Reservation property except 200 yards on each side of the falls

WAYNE
Dyberry Creek – 0.8 miles; from 300m (0.19 mile) downstream from the third bridge on Dug Rd. (SR 4009) upstream of the mouth, downstream to the second bridge on Dug Rd. (SR 4009) upstream from the mouth

WYOMING
Bowman Creek – 0.8 miles; from SR 0292 downstream to Marsh Creek

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Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only [view regulation]
BRADFORD
Towanda Creek – 1.7 miles; from SR 3001 downstream to Con’s Road (T-350)

CARBON
Mud Run – 2.5 miles; in Hickory Run State Park

LACKAWANNA
South Branch Tunkhannock Creek (Lackawanna / Wyoming) – 1 mile; from SR 6 downstream through Keystone College campus

LUZERNE
Harveys Creek – 1.5 miles; from Jackson Road (T-812) downstream to Pavlick Road (T-497)
Nescopeck Creek – 2.4 miles; from the upstream boundary of State Game Lands #187 downstream to a cable across the stream

MONROE
McMichaels Creek – 1.66 miles; from a point 0.71 miles downstream of the bridge on Turkey Hill Road (T-416) downstream to Glen Brook Road SR 2004 bridge
Tobyhanna Creek – 1 mile; from the confluence of Still Swamp Run, downstream to the PPL service bridge

PIKE
Dingmans Creek – 1.4 miles; from the base of Deer Leap Falls downstream to Dingmans Falls

SUSQUEHANNA
Salt Lick Creek – 1.45 miles; from 90 yards downstream from Beaver Creek downstream to boundary of State Game Lands #35

WAYNE
West Branch Wallenpaupack Creek – 1.6 miles; from 0.6 miles downstream from the Jones Creek confluence downstream to the Callapoose Rd. (SR 3009) bridge

WYOMING
South Branch Tunkhannock Creek (Lackawanna / Wyoming) – 1 mile; from SR 6 downstream through Keystone College campus

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Trophy Trout Projects [view regulation]
LACKAWANNA
Lackawanna River – 5.2 miles; from the Gilmartin Street Bridge in Archbald downstream to the Lackawanna Avenue Bridge (SR 0347) in Olyphant. Excepted is a mid-section area extending 0.7 miles from the Depot Street Bridge in Jessup downstream to the foot bridge in Robert Mellow Park
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Wild Brook Trout Enhancement Program [view regulation]

CARBON
Jeans Run – From border of State Game Lands #141 upstream on Jeans Run to its headwaters, a distance of 2.5 miles, and all tributaries entering this portion of Jeans Run

MONROE
Kistler Run Watershed – Entire watershed, which includes 3.1 miles of Kistler Run and its tributaries
Wolf Swamp Run Watershed – Entire watershed, which includes 2.1 miles of Wolf Swamp Run and its tributaries

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