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Trout Fishing Regulations
SOUTHCENTRAL REGION - Regulated Trout Waters
 
Southcentral Region Opening Day of Trout Season for this region: April 4 or April 18, 2015, depending on county / water.

Special regulations in this region:

Approved Trout Waters – April 4 Opening Day [view regulation]
ADAMS
Bermudian Creek – Carbaugh Run – Conewago Creek (SR 0234 Bridge downstream to SR 3001) – Conococheague Creek – East Branch Antietam Creek – Latimore Creek – Little Marsh Creek – Marsh Creek (SR 3011 downstream to SR 0030) – Middle Creek – Opossum Creek – Orrtanna Pond – Toms Creek (Mount Hope Road Bridge (T-300) downstream to SR 0116) – Waynesboro Reservoir

CUMBERLAND
Big Spring Creek – Childrens Lake (Boiling Springs) – Doubling Gap Lake – Fuller Lake – Green Spring Creek – Middle Spring Creek – Mountain Creek – Opossum Lake – Yellow Breeches Creek

DAUPHIN
Armstrong Creek – Clark Creek – Mahantango Creek – Manada Creek – Middletown Reservoir – Pine Creek – Powell Creek – Rattling Creek – South Fork Powell Creek – Stony Creek – West Branch Rattling Creek – Wiconisco Creek

FRANKLIN
Buck Run (Dickeys Run) – Carbaugh Run – Conococheague Creek (Birch Run Reservoir downstream to Boyers Mill Road Bridge (T-481)) – Conodoguinet Creek (confluence with Bear Valley Run downstream to SR 0997) – Dennis Creek – East Branch Antietam Creek – Falling Spring Branch – Letterkenny Reservoir – Little Cove Creek – Rowe Run – West Branch Antietam Creek – West Branch Conococheague Creek (Amberson Road Bridge (SR 4005) downstream to US 30 Bridge at Fort Loudon)

JUNIATA
Big Run – Blacklog Creek – Cocolamus Creek – Delaware Creek – East Licking Creek (from Mifflin County and Juniata County line downstream) – Horning Run – Horse Valley Run – Laurel Run (Liberty Valley Run) – Lost Creek (SR 0035 Bridge upstream of confluence with Little Lost Creek at Oakland Mills downstream to mouth) – Tuscarora Creek (county line downstream to confluence with Horse Valley Run in East Waterford) – West Branch Mahantango Creek

LEBANON
Bachman Run – Conewago Creek (first bridge upstream from Colebrook downstream to T-304 Eckert Road) – Hammer Creek – Indiantown Run – Lions Lake – Marquette Lake – Mill Creek – Quittapahilla Creek – Snitz Creek – Stoevers Lake – Trout Run – Tulpehocken Creek

PERRY
Bixler Run – Buffalo Creek (Heritage Hills Road Bridge (T-326) downstream to SR 0849 Bridge downstream of Walnut Grove) – Bull Run – Fishing Creek – Fowler Hollow Run – Horse Valley Run – Laurel Run (Liberty Valley Run) – Little Buffalo Creek (Mannsville Road Bridge (SR 4003) downstream to mouth) – Little Juniata Creek – McCabe Run – Montour Creek – Panther Creek – Raccoon Creek – Sherman Creek (lower Tuscarora State Forest boundary downstream to Couchtown Road Bridge (SR 3008) at Cisna Run) – Shultz Creek (Browns Run)

YORK
Bald Eagle Creek – Beaver Creek – Blymire Hollow Run – Codorus Creek (Tannery Road (T-399) downstream to confluence with West Branch Codorus Creek) – Deer Creek – East Branch Codorus Creek – Fishing Creek (trib to Susquehanna River near Craley) – Fishing Creek (trib to Susquehanna River near Goldsboro) – Leibs Creek – Muddy Creek (confluence of North Branch Muddy Creek and South Branch Muddy Creek downstream to powerline crossing 1.6 miles downstream of SR 0425 in Woodbine) – North Branch Muddy Creek – Otter Creek – Sheppard-Myers Reservoir – South Branch Codorus Creek – South Branch Muddy Creek – Yellow Breeches Creek

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Approved Trout Waters – April 18 Opening Day [view regulation]
BEDFORD
Beaver Creek – Bobs Creek – Clear Creek – Cove Creek – Evitts Creek – Gladdens Run – Little Wills Creek – Maple Run – Raystown Branch Juniata River (county line downstream to confluence with Shobers Run) – Sherman Valley Run – Town Creek – Wills Creek (county line downstream to B & O Railroad Bridge about 1 mile downstream of Hyndman) – Yellow Creek

BLAIR
Bald Eagle Creek – Beaverdam Creek – Bells Gap Run – Blair Gap Run – Canoe Creek – Clover Creek (SR 2005 Bridge at Henrietta downstream to Larke Road Bridge near Larke) – Frankstown Branch Juniata River (confluence with Pine Run near Claysburg downstream to confluence with Halter Creek near East Freedom) – Poplar Run – Riggles Gap Run – South Poplar Run – Vanscoyoc Run

FULTON
Big Cove Creek – Laurel Fork – Licking Creek (SR 0522 Bridge downstream to confluence with Baby Run at Soliam Church) – Little Aughwick Creek – Little Brush Creek – Little Tonoloway Creek (Moss Road Bridge (T-318) downstream to SR 0655 Bridge) – North Branch Little Aughwick Creek – Oregon Creek – Sideling Hill Creek (confluence of Oregon Creek and Laurel Fork downstream to intersection of SR 4013 and SR 0913) – South Branch Little Aughwick Creek – Spring Run – Wooden Bridge Creek

HUNTINGDON
Blacklog Creek (from county line downstream to mouth) – Globe Run – Great Trough Creek (Newburg Park Road Bridge (T-370) downstream to 200 yards downstream of dam) – Greenwood Lake – Hares Valley Creek – Lake Perez – Laurel Run – North Branch Little Aughwick Creek (Nine Mile Creek) – North Spring Branch – Saddler Creek – Shade Creek – Shaver Creek (Perez Lake downstream to SR 305 bridge at Bethel Church) – Standing Stone Creek (Penn Roosevelt Dam downstream to powerline crossing 400 yards downstream of SR 0026 Black’s Bridge) – Three Springs Creek – Tuscarora Creek – West Licking Creek – Whipple Lake

MIFFLIN
East Licking Creek – Havice Creek – Honey Creek (from the lower boundary of the Delayed Harvest Area downstream to SR 1002 Bridge 0.5 mile downstream of confluence with Treaster Run) – Kishacoquillas Creek (Bunker Road Bridge (T-340) downstream to railroad Bridge at Yeagertown and Mill Street Bridge downstream to mouth) – Lingle Creek – Meadow Creek – Musser Run – Strodes Run – Treaster Run – West Licking Creek

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Approved Trout Waters Open to Year-Round Fishing [view regulation]
BEDFORD
Koon Lake

BLAIR
Canoe Creek Lake

CUMBERLAND
Laurel Lake
Mountain Creek – from Adams County line downstream to the backwaters of Laurel Lake

DAUPHIN
Stony Creek (Dauphin / Lebanon) – from 0.4 mile upstream of Cold Spring Road downstream to State Game Lands #211 gate

FULTON
Cowans Gap Lake

LEBANON
Lakeside Quarry
Stony Creek (Dauphin / Lebanon) – from 0.4 mile upstream of Cold Spring Road downstream to State Game Lands #211 gate

PERRY
Little Buffalo Lake (Holman Lake)

YORK
South Branch Codorus Creek – from SR 0616 in Centerville downstream to T-527

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Catch & Release [view regulation]
CUMBERLAND
Yellow Breeches Creek – 1.17 miles; 0.17 miles of the Unnamed Tributary to Yellow Breeches Creek (from the outfall of Children’s Lake to the confluence with Yellow Breeches Creek at Boiling Springs) and 1.0 mile of Yellow Breeches Creek from the confluence with the Unnamed Tributary at Boiling Springs downstream to the vicinity of Allenberry

HUNTINGDON
Spruce Creek – 0.5 mile; Penn State Experimental Fisheries Area (about 0.6 mile above the village of Spruce Creek)

MIFFLIN / UNION
Penns Creek – 3.9 miles; from approximately 650 yards downstream of Swift Run downstream to approximately 550 yards downstream of Cherry Run

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Catch & Release All Tackle [view regulation]
BLAIR / HUNTINGDON
Little Juniata River – 13.7 miles; from the railroad bridge at the east (downstream) border of Ironville downstream to mouth
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Catch & Release Fly-Fishing Only [view regulation]
ADAMS
Conewago Creek – 1.1 miles; from 0.1 mile downstream of T-340 (Russel Tavern Rd.) downstream to SR 34

BEDFORD
Yellow Creek – 0.9 mile; from mouth of Maple Run (Jacks Run) upstream to cable near Red Bank Hill

CUMBERLAND
Big Spring Creek – 1.1 miles; from 100 feet below the source (Big Spring) downstream to the Nealy Road Bridge
Green Spring Creek – 1 mile; from mouth upstream to near confluence with Bulls Head Branch
Letort Spring Run – 1.7 miles; from 300 yards upstream of bridge on T-481 (Bonnybrook Road) downstream to the Reading Railroad Bridge at the southern edge of Letort Spring Park

DAUPHIN
Clark Creek – 2.4 miles; PGC rifle range parking area on SR 325 downstream to PGC access road at the Iron Furnace

FRANKLIN
East Branch Antietam Creek – 1 mile; from SR 16 downstream to T-365 (Welty Rd.)
Falling Spring Branch – 2.5 miles; from the first private lane located 672 feet upstream of Briar Lane Bridge downstream to a wire fence crossing the Thomas L. Geisel property

YORK
Muddy Creek – 1.6 miles; from 300 yards downstream of Bruce Road Bridge (T-628) in Bruce downstream to 300 yards upstream of Bridgeton Road (SR 2032) Bridge in Bridgeton

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Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only [view regulation]
BLAIR
Little Juniata River – 0.7 miles; from the first bridge on SR 0220 just northeast of Bellwood downstream to the confluence with the first unnamed tributary entering from the west just south of Fostoria

DAUPHIN
Manada Creek – 1.8 miles; from Fogarty Road downstream to Furnace Road (T-616)
Wiconisco Creek – .74 miles; from the western edge of the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art Walking Bridge downstream to the power line crossing located 1.7 miles upstream from the mouth

FRANKLIN
Falling Spring Branch – 1.1 miles; from Walker Road downstream to Fifth Avenue

FULTON
Big Cove Creek – 1 mile; from 200 yards downstream of the SR 0928 bridge downstream to the lower Buchanan State Forest boundary

JUNIATA
East Licking Creek (Juniata / Mifflin) – 4 miles; from the Texas Eastern gas pipeline crossing downstream to the upstream boundary of the Karl B. Guss State Forest Picnic Area

LEBANON
Quittapahilla Creek – 1.1 miles; from Spruce Street Bridge on T-398 downstream to the SR 0934 Bridge

MIFFLIN
East Licking Creek (Juniata / Mifflin) – 4 miles; from the Texas Eastern gas pipeline crossing downstream to the upstream boundary of the Karl B. Guss State Forest Picnic Area
Honey Creek – 1.75 miles; from the upper Bald Eagle St. Forest boundary downstream 1.75 miles

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Trophy Trout Projects [view regulation]
YORK
Codorus Creek – 2 miles; from the confluence of the West Branch downstream to a point that is 0.4 mile downstream from SR 3082 (Porters Road)
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Wild Brook Trout Enhancement Program [view regulation]
PERRY
Shaeffer Run – Tuscarora State Forest upstream on Shaeffer Run to its headwaters, a distance of 6.7 miles, and all tributaries entering this portion of Shaeffer Run
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