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Pennsylvania Waters with a Presence of Yellow Perch
County

Water

Sec. Section Limits AFM
Area
Acres Water
Category
Armstrong Crooked Ck Lk 0 n/a 2 350 Md Rs
Armstrong Keystone Lk 0 n/a 2 950 Lg Rs
Armstrong Mahoning Ck Lk 0 n/a 2 279 Md Rs
Beaver Beaver R 2 Conf Connoquenessing Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth--Ohio River
1 503 Lg R
Beaver Hereford Man Lk Lw 0 n/a 1 44 Sm Rs
Bedford Gordon Lk 0 n/a 7 146 Md Rs
Bedford Koon Lk 0 n/a 7 233 Md Rs
Bedford Shawnee Lk 0 n/a 7 451 Md Rs
Berks Antietam Lk 0 n/a 6 14 Sm Rs
Berks Blue Marsh Rs 0 n/a 6 1,150 Lg Rs
Berks Hopewell Dm 0 n/a 6 68 Md Rs
Berks Kaercher Ck Dm 0 n/a 6 32 Sm Rs
Berks Lk Ontelaunee 0 n/a 6 1,082 Lg Rs
Berks Scotts Rn Lk 0 n/a 6 22 Sm Rs
Blair Canoe Lk 0 n/a 7 155 Md Rs
Bradford Stephen Foster Lk 0 n/a 4 78 Md Rs
Bradford Sunfish Pd 0 n/a 4 35 Sm Rs
Butler Connoquenessing Ck 4 Confluence with Thorn Creek
-- downstream to --
Lr10042 Bridge near Wahlville
1 108 Sm R
Butler Connoquenessing Ck 5 Sr3028 Bridge near Wahlville
-- downstream to --
Harmony Jet Dam
1 121 Sm R
Butler Glade Rn Lk 0 n/a 1 52 Md Rs
Butler Glades Wldf Mgt Lk 0 n/a 1 200 Md Rs
Butler Harbor Acres Lk 0 n/a 1 20 Sm Rs
Butler Lk Arthur 0 n/a 1 3,225 Lg Rs
Cambria Beaverdam Rn Rs 0 n/a 8 360 Md Rs
Cambria Colver Res 0 n/a 8 73 Md Rs
Cambria Conemaugh R 1 Conf Ltl Conemaugh R and Stony Ck
-- downstream to --
Conemaugh R Lk Backwater at Elev 900 Ft
8 758 Sm R
Cambria Glendale Lk 0 n/a 3 1,601 Lg Rs
Cambria Hinckston Dm 0 n/a 8 104 Md Rs
Cambria Howells Rn Dm 0 n/a 8 82 Md Rs
Cambria Lk Rowena 0 n/a 8 14 Sm Rs
Cambria Wilmore Dm 0 n/a 8 195 Md Rs
Cameron Stevenson Res 0 n/a 3 142 Md Rs
Carbon Beltzville Lk 0 n/a 5 947 Lg Rs
Carbon F E Walter Res 0 n/a 5 100 Md Rs
Carbon Lehigh Canal 3 Lock Upst N Weissport
-- downstream to --
Dnst End Lock in N Weissport
5 4 Sm R
Carbon Lehigh R 7 Conf. Of Sandy Run
-- downstream to --
Lowhead Dam at Palmerton
5 352 Sm R
Carbon Lehigh R 8 Lowhead Dam at Palmerton
-- downstream to --
Northampton Dam
5 528 Sm R
Carbon Mauch Chunk Lk 0 n/a 5 330 Md Rs
Centre Bald Eagle Ck 5 Outflow of Sayers Lake
-- downstream to --
Conf with Beech Creek
3 54 Sm R
Centre Black Moshannon Lk 0 n/a 3 250 Md Rs
Centre Colyer Lk 0 n/a 3 77 Md Rs
Centre Sayers Lk 0 n/a 3 1,730 Lg Rs
Chester Chambers Lk 0 n/a 6 89 Md Rs
Chester Marsh Creek Lk 0 n/a 6 535 Lg Rs
Chester Struble Lk 0 n/a 6 146 Md Rs
Clarion Beaver Ck Pd 3 0 n/a 2 8 Sm Rs
Clarion Clarion R 5 Sr 36 Bridge at Cooksburg
-- downstream to --
Confluence of Mill Ck
2 305 Sm R
Clarion Kahle Lk 0 n/a 2 251 Md Rs
Clarion Piney Dm 0 n/a 2 690 Lg Rs
Clearfield Curwensville Lk 0 n/a 3 540 Lg Rs
Clearfield Parker Lk 0 n/a 3 21 Sm Rs
Clearfield Shaggers Inn Pd 0 n/a 3 34 Sm Rs
Clinton Kettle Ck Lk 0 n/a 3 160 Md Rs
Columbia Briar Ck Lk 0 n/a 4 50 Sm Rs
Crawford Canadohta Lk 0 n/a 2 170 Md Rs
Crawford Clear Lk 0 n/a 2 117 Md Rs
Crawford Conneaut Lk 0 n/a 2 929 Lg Rs
Crawford Erie National Wildlife Refuge Pd 9 0 n/a 2 56 Md Rs
Crawford Erie National Wildlife Refuge Pd K 0 n/a 2 15 Sm Rs
Crawford Pymatuning Lk 0 n/a 1 13,926 Lg Rs
Crawford Shenango R 2 Outlet Pymatuning Res
-- downstream to --
Conf with Shenango R Ltl
1 75 Sm R
Crawford Sugar Lk 0 n/a 2 90 Md Rs
Crawford Tamarack Lk 0 n/a 2 562 Lg Rs
Crawford Woodcock Ck Lk 0 n/a 2 325 Md Rs
Cumberland Opossum Ck Lk 0 n/a 7 59 Md Rs
Elk Buzzard Swamp No 6 0 n/a 2 66 Md Rs
Elk Clarion R 4 Confluence of Spring Ck
-- downstream to --
Sr 36 Bridge at Cooksburg
2 501 Sm R
Elk E Br Clarion R Lk 0 n/a 2 1,161 Lg Rs
Elk Laurel Rn Rs 0 n/a 2 92 Md Rs
Elk Ridgway Rs 0 n/a 2 75 Md Rs
Erie Eaton Rs 0 n/a 2 246 Md Rs
Erie Edinboro Lk 0 n/a 2 240 Md Rs
Erie Lake Erie 0 n/a 1 470,760 Great Lake
Erie Leboeuf Lk 0 n/a 2 70 Md Rs
Erie Lk Pleasant 0 n/a 2 60 Md Rs
Erie Presque Isle Bay 0 n/a 1 3,304 Lg Rs
Erie Union City Rs 0 n/a 2 25 Sm Rs
Erie West Basin Pd 0 n/a 1 3 Sm Rs
Fayette Mill Rn Rs 0 n/a 8 26 Sm Rs
Fayette Youghiogheny R Lk 0 n/a 8 2,841 Lg Rs
Forest Beaver Meadows Lk 0 n/a 2 27 Sm Rs
Forest Buzzard Swamp No 6 0 n/a 2 66 Md Rs
Forest Clarion R 4 Confluence of Spring Ck
-- downstream to --
Sr 36 Bridge at Cooksburg
2 501 Sm R
Forest Tionesta Lk 0 n/a 2 570 Lg Rs
Franklin Letterkenny Rs 0 n/a 7 54 Md Rs
Fulton Meadow Grounds Lk 0 n/a 7 204 Md Rs
Huntingdon Raystown Lk 0 n/a 7 8,300 Lg Rs
Indiana Conemaugh R 1 Conf Ltl Conemaugh R and Stony Ck
-- downstream to --
Conemaugh R Lk Backwater at Elev 900 Ft
8 758 Sm R
Indiana Conemaugh R 2 Conemaugh R Lake Dam Breast
-- downstream to --
Mouth
8 205 Sm R
Indiana Hemlock Lk 0 n/a 2 60 Md Rs
Indiana Yellow Ck Lk 0 n/a 8 720 Lg Rs
Jefferson Clarion R 4 Confluence of Spring Ck
-- downstream to --
Sr 36 Bridge at Cooksburg
2 501 Sm R
Jefferson Clarion R 5 Sr 36 Bridge at Cooksburg
-- downstream to --
Confluence of Mill Ck
2 305 Sm R
Jefferson Cloe Lk 0 n/a 2 26 Sm Rs
Jefferson Kyle Lk 0 n/a 2 165 Md Rs
Lackawanna Merli-sarn Park Lk 0 n/a 4 30 Sm Rs
Lancaster Muddy Rn Rec Lk 0 n/a 6 98 Md Rs
Lawrence Beaver R 1 Conf Mahoning-Shenango Rivers
-- downstream to --
Conf Connoquenessing Ck
1 384 Lg R
Lawrence Beaver R 2 Conf Connoquenessing Creek
-- downstream to --
Mouth--Ohio River
1 503 Lg R
Lawrence Shenango R 5 1.5 Miles Dwnstm Shenango Dam
-- downstream to --
Mouth
1 1,049 Sm R
Lebanon Memorial Lk 0 n/a 7 84 Md Rs
Lehigh Leaser Lk 0 n/a 6 117 Md Rs
Lehigh Lehigh R 8 Lowhead Dam at Palmerton
-- downstream to --
Northampton Dam
5 528 Sm R
Lehigh Lehigh R 9 Northampton Dam
-- downstream to --
Easton Dam - Conf W Delaware R
5 966 Sm R
Luzerne F E Walter Res 0 n/a 5 100 Md Rs
Luzerne Frances Slocum Lk 0 n/a 4 166 Md Rs
Luzerne Lehigh R 7 Conf. Of Sandy Run
-- downstream to --
Lowhead Dam at Palmerton
5 352 Sm R
Luzerne Lk Jean 0 n/a 4 245 Md Rs
Luzerne Sylvan Lk 0 n/a 4 82 Md Rs
Lycoming Little Pine Lk 0 n/a 3 90 Md Rs
Lycoming Rose Valley Lk 0 n/a 3 389 Md Rs
Mckean Allegheny Rs 0 n/a 2 12,086 Lg Rs
Mercer Lk Wilhelm 0 n/a 2 1,740 Lg Rs
Mercer Shenango Lk 0 n/a 1 3,561 Lg Rs
Mercer Shenango R 2 Outlet Pymatuning Res
-- downstream to --
Conf with Shenango R Ltl
1 75 Sm R
Mercer Shenango R 3 Conf with Shenango R Ltl
-- downstream to --
Shenango Lake
1 117 Sm R
Mercer Shenango R 4 Outlet Shenango Dam
-- downstream to --
Sr3025 (Buckeye Dr.) Brdg
1 25 Sm R
Mercer Shenango R 5 1.5 Miles Dwnstm Shenango Dam
-- downstream to --
Mouth
1 1,049 Sm R
Monroe Delaware R 5 Conf Cummins Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Slateford Ck
5 2,307 Lg R
Monroe Hidden Lk 0 n/a 5 40 Sm Rs
Monroe Tobyhanna Lk 0 n/a 5 170 Md Rs
Montour Lk Chillisquaque 0 n/a 3 165 Md Rs
Northampton Delaware R 5 Conf Cummins Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Slateford Ck
5 2,307 Lg R
Northampton Delaware R 6 Conf Slateford Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Lehigh R
5 2,195 Lg R
Northampton Lehigh R 8 Lowhead Dam at Palmerton
-- downstream to --
Northampton Dam
5 528 Sm R
Northampton Lehigh R 9 Northampton Dam
-- downstream to --
Easton Dam - Conf W Delaware R
5 966 Sm R
Northampton Minsi Lk 0 n/a 5 122 Md Rs
Perry Holman Lk 0 n/a 7 88 Md Rs
Pike Bruce Lake 0 n/a 5 48 Sm Rs
Pike Delaware R 3 Confluence with Peggy Run
-- downstream to --
Conf with Lackawaxen River
5 572 Lg R
Pike Delaware R 4 Conf Lackawaxen River
-- downstream to --
Conf Cummins Ck
5 1,475 Lg R
Pike Delaware R 5 Conf Cummins Ck
-- downstream to --
Conf Slateford Ck
5 2,307 Lg R
Pike Egypt Meadows Lk 0 n/a 5 60 Md Rs
Pike Egypt Mills Lk 0 n/a 5 12 Sm Rs
Pike Fairview Lk 0 n/a 5 169 Md Rs
Pike Greeley Lk 0 n/a 5 58 Md Rs
Pike Lily Pd 0 n/a 5 23 Sm Rs
Pike Little Mud Pond 0 n/a 5 26 Sm Rs
Pike Lk Minisink 0 n/a 5 34 Sm Rs
Pike Lk Wallenpaupack 0 n/a 5 5,700 Lg Rs
Pike Pecks Pd 0 n/a 5 300 Md Rs
Pike Promised Land Lk Lw 0 n/a 5 173 Md Rs
Pike Promised Land Lk up 0 n/a 5 422 Md Rs
Pike Shohola Lk 0 n/a 5 1,135 Lg Rs
Pike Stuckey Lk 0 n/a 5 14 Sm Rs
Pike White Deer Lk 0 n/a 5 48 Sm Rs
Pike Whitesell Dm 0 n/a 5 5 Sm Rs
Schuylkill Locust Lk 0 n/a 6 52 Md Rs
Schuylkill Schuylkill R 2 T-837 Landingville
-- downstream to --
Auburn Dm
6 98 Lg R
Schuylkill Sweet Arrow Lk 0 n/a 7 100 Md Rs
Schuylkill Tuscarora Lk 0 n/a 6 96 Md Rs
Snyder Faylor Lk 0 n/a 3 130 Md Rs
Snyder Middle Ck Lk 0 n/a 3 101 Md Rs
Snyder Walker Lk 0 n/a 3 239 Md Rs
Somerset Cranberry Glade Lk 0 n/a 8 72 Md Rs
Somerset High Point Lk 0 n/a 8 338 Md Rs
Somerset Laurel Hill Lk 0 n/a 8 63 Md Rs
Somerset Lk Somerset 0 n/a 8 253 Md Rs
Somerset Quemahoning Rs 0 n/a 8 899 Lg Rs
Somerset Youghiogheny R Lk 0 n/a 8 2,841 Lg Rs
Sullivan Bear Wallow Pd 0 n/a 3 25 Sm Rs
Sullivan Hunters Lk 0 n/a 3 117 Md Rs
Sullivan Lk Jean 0 n/a 4 245 Md Rs
Sullivan Sones Pd 0 n/a 3 15 Sm Rs
Tioga Beechwood Lk 0 n/a 4 67 Md Rs
Tioga Hammond Lk 0 n/a 4 640 Lg Rs
Tioga Lake Hamilton 0 n/a 3 42 Sm Rs
Tioga Nessmuk Lk 0 n/a 3 60 Md Rs
Venango Justus Lk 0 n/a 2 144 Md Rs
Venango Kahle Lk 0 n/a 2 251 Md Rs
Warren Allegheny Rs 0 n/a 2 12,086 Lg Rs
Warren Chapman Lake 0 n/a 2 68 Md Rs
Wayne Belmont Lk 0 n/a 5 172 Md Rs
Wayne Delaware R 3 Confluence with Peggy Run
-- downstream to --
Conf with Lackawaxen River
5 572 Lg R
Wayne Duck Harbor Pd 0 n/a 5 228 Md Rs
Wayne Lackawaxen R 1 Conf Dyberry Ck/lackwxn W Br
-- downstream to --
1.0mi Dnst Honesdale Stp
5 32 Sm R
Wayne Lk Wallenpaupack 0 n/a 5 5,700 Lg Rs
Wayne Long Pd 0 n/a 5 81 Md Rs
Wayne Lower Woods Pd 0 n/a 5 91 Md Rs
Wayne Miller Pd 0 n/a 5 61 Md Rs
Wayne Prompton Rs 0 n/a 5 280 Md Rs
Wayne White Oak Pd 0 n/a 5 175 Md Rs
Westmoreland Acme Dm 0 n/a 8 24 Sm Rs
Westmoreland Conemaugh R 1 Conf Ltl Conemaugh R and Stony Ck
-- downstream to --
Conemaugh R Lk Backwater at Elev 900 Ft
8 758 Sm R
Westmoreland Conemaugh R 2 Conemaugh R Lake Dam Breast
-- downstream to --
Mouth
8 205 Sm R
Westmoreland Keystone Lk 0 n/a 8 78 Md Rs
Westmoreland Twin Lk Lw 0 n/a 8 30 Sm Rs
Westmoreland Twin Lk up 0 n/a 8 20 Sm Rs
Wyoming Stevens Lk 0 n/a 4 62 Md Rs
York Lk Marburg 0 n/a 6 1,275 Lg Rs
York Long Arm Dm 0 n/a 7 225 Md Rs
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