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Pennsylvania Waters with a Presence of Black and/or White Crappie
County

Water

Sec. Section Limits AFM
Area
Acres Water
Category
Black
Crappie
White
Crappie
Allegheny North Park Lk 0 n/a 8 75 Md Rs Yes Yes
Armstrong Crooked Ck Lk 0 n/a 2 350 Md Rs Yes Yes
Armstrong Keystone Lk 0 n/a 2 950 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Armstrong Mahoning Ck Lk 0 n/a 2 279 Md Rs Yes Yes
Beaver Beaver R 2 Conf Connoquenessing Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth--Ohio River
1 503 Lg R Yes Yes
Beaver Brady Run Lk 0 n/a 1 26 Sm Rs Yes
Beaver Hereford Man Lk Lw 0 n/a 1 44 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Beaver Hereford Man Lk up 0 n/a 1 16 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Beaver Raccoon Lk 0 n/a 8 101 Md Rs Yes
Bedford Shawnee Lk 0 n/a 7 451 Md Rs Yes
Berks Blue Marsh Rs 0 n/a 6 1,150 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Berks Carsonia Lk 0 n/a 6 7 Sm Rs Yes
Berks Hopewell Dm 0 n/a 6 68 Md Rs Yes
Berks Kaercher Ck Dm 0 n/a 6 32 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Berks Lk Ontelaunee 0 n/a 6 1,082 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Blair Canoe Lk 0 n/a 7 155 Md Rs Yes
Bradford Stephen Foster Lk 0 n/a 4 78 Md Rs Yes
Bucks Lk Galena 0 n/a 6 365 Md Rs Yes
Bucks Lk Luxembourg 0 n/a 6 166 Md Rs Yes Yes
Bucks Magnolia Lk 0 n/a 6 26 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Bucks Nockamixon Lk 0 n/a 6 1,450 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Bucks Pine Rn Rs 0 n/a 6 39 Sm Rs Yes
Bucks Towhee Lk 0 n/a 6 37 Sm Rs Yes
Butler Connoquenessing Ck 4 Confluence with Thorn Creek
-- downstream to --
Lr10042 Bridge near Wahlville
1 108 Sm R Yes
Butler Connoquenessing Ck 5 Sr3028 Bridge near Wahlville
-- downstream to --
Harmony Jet Dam
1 121 Sm R Yes
Butler Glade Rn Lk 0 n/a 1 52 Md Rs Yes Yes
Butler Glades Wldf Mgt Lk 0 n/a 1 200 Md Rs Yes Yes
Butler Harbor Acres Lk 0 n/a 1 20 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Butler Lk Arthur 0 n/a 1 3,225 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Cambria Beaverdam Rn Rs 0 n/a 8 360 Md Rs Yes
Cambria Colver Res 0 n/a 8 73 Md Rs Yes
Cambria Duman Dm 0 n/a 8 21 Sm Rs Yes
Cambria Glendale Lk 0 n/a 3 1,601 Lg Rs Yes
Cambria Hinckston Dm 0 n/a 8 104 Md Rs Yes
Cambria Lk Rowena 0 n/a 8 14 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Cambria Wilmore Dm 0 n/a 8 195 Md Rs Yes Yes
Cameron Stevenson Res 0 n/a 3 142 Md Rs Yes
Centre Bald Eagle Ck 6 Conf with Beech Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 334 Sm R Yes
Centre Black Moshannon Lk 0 n/a 3 250 Md Rs Yes
Centre Colyer Lk 0 n/a 3 77 Md Rs Yes
Centre Poe Lk 0 n/a 3 24 Sm Rs Yes
Centre Sayers Lk and Tailwater 0 n/a 3 1,730 Lg Rs Yes
Chester Chambers Lk 0 n/a 6 89 Md Rs Yes
Chester Chester-octoraro R 0 n/a 6 669 Lg Rs Yes
Chester Marsh Creek Lk 0 n/a 6 535 Lg Rs Yes
Chester Struble Lk 0 n/a 6 146 Md Rs Yes
Clarion Kahle Lk 0 n/a 2 251 Md Rs Yes Yes
Clarion Piney Dm 0 n/a 2 690 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Clearfield Curwensville Lk 0 n/a 3 540 Lg Rs Yes
Clearfield Parker Lk 0 n/a 3 21 Sm Rs Yes
Clearfield Shaggers Inn Pd 0 n/a 3 34 Sm Rs Yes
Clinton Bald Eagle Ck 6 Conf with Beech Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 334 Sm R Yes
Clinton Kettle Ck Lk 0 n/a 3 160 Md Rs Yes
Columbia Briar Ck Lk 0 n/a 4 50 Sm Rs Yes
Crawford Canadohta Lk 0 n/a 2 170 Md Rs Yes
Crawford Clear Lk 0 n/a 2 117 Md Rs Yes
Crawford Conneaut Lk 0 n/a 2 929 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Crawford Crystal Lk 0 n/a 1 16 Sm Rs Yes
Crawford Erie National Wildlife Refuge PdKk 0 n/a 2 15 Sm Rs Yes
Crawford Pymatuning Lk 0 n/a 1 13,926 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Crawford Shenango R 2 Outlet Pymatuning Res
-- downstream to --
Conf with Shenango R Ltl
1 75 Sm R Yes Yes
Crawford Sugar Lk 0 n/a 2 90 Md Rs Yes
Crawford Tamarack Lk 0 n/a 2 562 Lg Rs Yes
Crawford Woodcock Ck Lk 0 n/a 2 325 Md Rs Yes Yes
Cumberland Opossum Ck Lk 0 n/a 7 59 Md Rs Yes Yes
Elk Buzzard Swamp No 6 0 n/a 2 66 Md Rs Yes
Elk Ridgway Rs 0 n/a 2 75 Md Rs Yes
Erie East Basin Pd 0 n/a 1 3 Sm Rs Yes
Erie Eaton Rs 0 n/a 2 246 Md Rs Yes
Erie Edinboro Lk 0 n/a 2 240 Md Rs Yes Yes
Erie Leboeuf Lk 0 n/a 2 70 Md Rs Yes Yes
Erie Lk Pleasant 0 n/a 2 60 Md Rs Yes
Erie Presque Isle Bay 0 n/a 1 3,304 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Erie Union City Rs 0 n/a 2 25 Sm Rs Yes
Erie West Basin Pd 0 n/a 1 3 Sm Rs Yes
Fayette Filbert Pd 0 n/a 8 16 Sm Rs Yes
Fayette Green Lick Lk 0 n/a 8 100 Md Rs Yes Yes
Fayette Mill Rn Rs 0 n/a 8 26 Sm Rs Yes
Fayette Virgin Rn Dm 0 n/a 8 33 Sm Rs Yes
Fayette Youghiogheny R Lk 0 n/a 8 2,841 Lg Rs Yes
Forest Buzzard Swamp No 4 0 n/a 2 7 Sm Rs Yes
Forest Buzzard Swamp No 6 0 n/a 2 66 Md Rs Yes
Forest Tionesta Lk 0 n/a 2 570 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Greene Duke Lk 0 n/a 8 62 Md Rs Yes
Greene Lk Wilma 0 n/a 8 19 Sm Rs Yes
Greene Wisecarver Rs 0 n/a 8 18 Sm Rs Yes
Huntingdon Raystown Lk 0 n/a 7 8,300 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Indiana Hemlock Lk 0 n/a 2 60 Md Rs Yes
Indiana Yellow Ck Lk 0 n/a 8 720 Lg Rs Yes
Jefferson Cloe Lk 0 n/a 2 26 Sm Rs Yes
Jefferson Kyle Lk 0 n/a 2 165 Md Rs Yes
Lackawanna Lackawanna Lk 0 n/a 4 198 Md Rs Yes
Lancaster Chester-octoraro R 0 n/a 6 669 Lg Rs Yes
Lancaster Muddy Rn Rec Lk 0 n/a 6 98 Md Rs Yes Yes
Lancaster Speedwell Forge Lk 0 n/a 6 106 Md Rs Yes Yes
Lancaster Susquehanna R 6 Rt 462
-- downstream to --
Safe Harbor Dam
6 7,137 Lg R Yes
Lancaster Susquehanna R 7 Safe Harbor Dm
-- downstream to --
Holtwood Dm
6 3,028 Lg R Yes
Lancaster Susquehanna R 8 Holtwood Dam
-- downstream to --
PA MD State Line
6 3,303 Lg R Yes
Lawrence Beaver R 2 Conf Connoquenessing Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth--Ohio River
1 503 Lg R Yes Yes
Lawrence Bessemer Lk 0 n/a 1 28 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Lawrence Shenango R 5 1.5 Miles Dwnstm Shenango Dam
-- downstream to --
Mouth
1 1,049 Sm R Yes Yes
Lebanon Memorial Lk 0 n/a 7 84 Md Rs Yes Yes
Lehigh Leaser Lk 0 n/a 6 117 Md Rs Yes
Lehigh Lehigh R 9 Northampton Dam
-- downstream to --
Easton Dam - Conf W Delaware R
5 966 Sm R Yes
Luzerne Frances Slocum Lk 0 n/a 4 166 Md Rs Yes
Luzerne Harris Pd 0 n/a 4 30 Sm Rs Yes
Luzerne Lily Lk 0 n/a 4 161 Md Rs Yes
Lycoming Pine Ck 11 Conf Pine Ck Ltl
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 412 Sm R Yes
Lycoming Rose Valley Lk 0 n/a 3 389 Md Rs Yes
Lycoming Susquehanna R W Br 6 Loyalsock Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 4,086 Lg R Yes
Mckean Allegheny Rs 0 n/a 2 12,086 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Mercer Lk Wilhelm 0 n/a 2 1,740 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Mercer Shenango Lk 0 n/a 1 3,561 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Mercer Shenango R 2 Outlet Pymatuning Res
-- downstream to --
Conf with Shenango R Ltl
1 75 Sm R Yes Yes
Mercer Shenango R 3 Conf with Shenango R Ltl
-- downstream to --
Shenango Lake
1 117 Sm R Yes
Mercer Shenango R 4 Outlet Shenango Dam
-- downstream to --
Sr3025 (Buckeye Dr.) Brdg
1 25 Sm R Yes
Mercer Shenango R 5 1.5 Miles Dwnstm Shenango Dam
-- downstream to --
Mouth
1 1,049 Sm R Yes Yes
Monroe Delaware R 5 Conf Cummins Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Slateford Ck
5 2,307 Lg R Yes
Monroe Hidden Lk 0 n/a 5 40 Sm Rs Yes
Montgomery Deep Ck Dm 0 n/a 6 25 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Montgomery Green Lane Rs 0 n/a 6 814 Lg Rs Yes
Montour Lk Chillisquaque 0 n/a 3 165 Md Rs Yes
Northampton Delaware R 5 Conf Cummins Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Slateford Ck
5 2,307 Lg R Yes
Northampton Delaware R 6 Conf Slateford Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Lehigh R
5 2,195 Lg R Yes
Northampton E Bangor Lk 0 n/a 5 78 Md Rs Yes
Northampton Lehigh R 9 Northampton Dam
-- downstream to --
Easton Dam - Conf W Delaware R
5 966 Sm R Yes
Northampton Minsi Lk 0 n/a 5 122 Md Rs Yes
Northumberland Susquehanna R W Br 6 Loyalsock Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 4,086 Lg R Yes
Perry Holman Lk 0 n/a 7 88 Md Rs Yes
Philadelphia Fdr Park Lk 0 n/a 6 18 Sm Rs Yes
Pike Delaware R 5 Conf Cummins Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Slateford Ck
5 2,307 Lg R Yes
Pike Egypt Mills Lk 0 n/a 5 12 Sm Rs Yes
Pike Greeley Lk 0 n/a 5 58 Md Rs Yes
Pike Little Mud Pond 0 n/a 5 26 Sm Rs Yes
Pike Lk Minisink 0 n/a 5 34 Sm Rs Yes
Pike Lk Wallenpaupack 0 n/a 5 5,700 Lg Rs Yes
Pike Promised Land Lk Lw 0 n/a 5 173 Md Rs Yes
Pike Shohola Lk 0 n/a 5 1,135 Lg Rs Yes
Pike Stuckey Lk 0 n/a 5 14 Sm Rs Yes
Schuylkill Koenigs Ck Dm 0 n/a 6 6 Sm Rs Yes
Schuylkill Schuylkill R 2 T-837 Landingville
-- downstream to --
Auburn Dm
6 98 Lg R Yes
Schuylkill Sweet Arrow Lk 0 n/a 7 100 Md Rs Yes Yes
Schuylkill Tuscarora Lk 0 n/a 6 96 Md Rs Yes
Snyder Faylor Lk 0 n/a 3 130 Md Rs Yes Yes
Snyder Middle Ck Lk 0 n/a 3 101 Md Rs Yes
Snyder Penns Ck 8 Sr0104
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 441 Sm R Yes
Snyder Walker Lk 0 n/a 3 239 Md Rs Yes Yes
Somerset Cranberry Glade Lk 0 n/a 8 72 Md Rs Yes
Somerset High Point Lk 0 n/a 8 338 Md Rs Yes
Somerset Lk Somerset 0 n/a 8 253 Md Rs Yes
Somerset Youghiogheny R Lk 0 n/a 8 2,841 Lg Rs Yes
Sullivan Hunters Lk 0 n/a 3 117 Md Rs Yes
Tioga Beechwood Lk 0 n/a 4 67 Md Rs Yes
Tioga Cowanesque Rs 0 n/a 4 1,090 Lg Rs Yes
Tioga Hammond Lk 0 n/a 4 640 Lg Rs Yes
Tioga Hills Ck Lk 0 n/a 4 136 Md Rs Yes
Tioga Nessmuk Lk 0 n/a 3 60 Md Rs Yes
Union Penns Ck 8 Sr0104
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 441 Sm R Yes
Union Susquehanna R W Br 6 Loyalsock Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth
3 4,086 Lg R Yes
Venango Justus Lk 0 n/a 2 144 Md Rs Yes
Venango Kahle Lk 0 n/a 2 251 Md Rs Yes Yes
Warren Allegheny Rs 0 n/a 2 12,086 Lg Rs Yes Yes
Washington Canonsburg Lk 0 n/a 8 76 Md Rs Yes Yes
Washington Cross Ck Lk 0 n/a 8 244 Md Rs Yes
Washington Dutch Fk Lk 0 n/a 8 91 Md Rs Yes
Washington Peters Lk Rs No 2 0 n/a 8 36 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Wayne Lk Wallenpaupack 0 n/a 5 5,700 Lg Rs Yes
Wayne Long Pd 0 n/a 5 81 Md Rs Yes
Wayne Lower Woods Pd 0 n/a 5 91 Md Rs Yes
Wayne Prompton Rs 0 n/a 5 280 Md Rs Yes
Wayne White Oak Pd 0 n/a 5 175 Md Rs Yes
Westmoreland Acme Dm 0 n/a 8 24 Sm Rs Yes
Westmoreland Bridgeport Dm 0 n/a 8 70 Md Rs Yes Yes
Westmoreland Donegal Lk 0 n/a 8 90 Md Rs Yes Yes
Westmoreland Keystone Lk 0 n/a 8 78 Md Rs Yes
Westmoreland Loyalhanna Lk 0 n/a 8 479 Md Rs Yes Yes
Westmoreland Mammoth Dm 0 n/a 8 27 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Westmoreland Northmoreland Lk 0 n/a 8 17 Sm Rs Yes
Westmoreland Twin Lk Lw 0 n/a 8 30 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Westmoreland Twin Lk up 0 n/a 8 20 Sm Rs Yes Yes
Wyoming Lk Carey 0 n/a 4 262 Md Rs Yes
Wyoming Stevens Lk 0 n/a 4 62 Md Rs Yes
York Lk Marburg 0 n/a 6 1,275 Lg Rs Yes
York Lk Redman 0 n/a 6 290 Md Rs Yes
York Lk Williams 0 n/a 6 220 Md Rs Yes
York Long Arm Dm 0 n/a 7 225 Md Rs Yes
York Pinchot Lk 0 n/a 7 340 Md Rs Yes
York Susquehanna R 6 Rt 462
-- downstream to --
Safe Harbor Dam
6 7,137 Lg R Yes
York Susquehanna R 7 Safe Harbor Dm
-- downstream to --
Holtwood Dm
6 3,028 Lg R Yes
York Susquehanna R 8 Holtwood Dam
-- downstream to --
PA MD State Line
6 3,303 Lg R Yes
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