Central Pennsylvania's Approved Trout Waters

Approved Trout Streams in the Susquehanna River Watershed

Northumberland County

  • Mahantango Creek

Snyder County

  • West Branch Mahantango Creek

Union County

  • Buffalo Creek (T-366 Bridge downstream to confluence with Rapid Run)

  • Halfway Lake

  • Laurel Run

  • North Branch Buffalo Creek

  • Penns Creek (0.3 mile downstream of confluence with Cherry Run downstream to SR 0235 Bridge in Glen Iron)

  • Rapid Run (from outflow of Halfway Lake to mouth)

  • Spring Creek

  • Spruce Run

  • White Deer Creek (from Cooper Mill bridge to mouth)

For additonal info: PA Fish & Boat - Trout Fishing

For additional information, please visit the PA Fish and Boat Commission website.


HuntFishPA: New Mobile-Friendly, Outdoor Recreational Licensing Platform 

The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) have announced the launch of HuntFishPA, the new user-friendly licensing platform for hunters, anglers, and boaters.  Visitors to www.HuntFish.pa.gov will discover convenient features like personalized dashboards, autorenewal for fishing licenses, and the ability to report game and furbearer harvests as required. Users who visit the agencies’ websites – www.pgc.pa.gov and www.fishandboat.com – for their licensing and other needs will be seamlessly directed to the new system. HuntFishPA replaces the previous Pennsylvania Automatic Licensing System (PALS) platform known as The Outdoor Shop.

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Susquehanna River Valley Fishing Guide

Regardless of the season, the natural beauty of the Susquehanna River Valley’s streams, creeks,lakes, and its namesake, the Susquehanna River, invites all to explore the great outdoors.
Along with many pristine fishing areas, which this Guide will outline, the region is also home to three state parks: Shikellamy State Park and Marina, Milton State Park, and R.B. Winter State Park.