FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION
Classification of Wild Trout Streams; Proposed Additions and Revisions; January 2022
[51 Pa.B. 7319]
[Saturday, November 20, 2021]
Under 58 Pa. Code § 57.11 (relating to listing of wild trout streams), it is the policy of the Fish and Boat Commission (Commission) to accurately identify and classify stream sections supporting naturally reproducing populations of trout as wild trout streams. The Commission's Fisheries Management Division maintains the list of wild trout streams. The Executive Director, with the approval of the Commission, will from time-to-time publish the list of wild trout streams in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. The listing of a stream section as a wild trout stream is a biological designation that does not determine how it is managed. The Commission relies upon many factors in determining the appropriate management of streams.
At the next Commission meeting on January 24 and 25, 2022, the Commission will consider changes to its list of wild trout streams. Specifically, the Commission will consider the addition of the following streams or portions of streams to the list:
County of Mouth Stream Name
Bedford Hickory Bottom Creek Headwaters to Mouth Yellow Creek 40.192591
Elk UNT to Powers Run (RM 1.51) Headwaters to Mouth Powers Run 41.484032
Elk UNT to Wilson Run (RM 2.91) Headwaters to Mouth Wilson Run 41.598608
Luzerne Black Creek Headwaters to Mouth Nescopeck Creek 41.007222
Schuylkill Hans Yost Creek Headwaters to Mouth Deep Creek 40.685643
Venango UNT to Cherrytree Run (RM 4.14) Headwaters to Mouth Cherrytree Run 41.530220
Venango UNT to Cherrytree Run (RM 4.52) Headwaters to Mouth Cherrytree Run 41.534150
Venango UNT to Prather Creek (RM 3.17) Headwaters to Mouth Prather Creek 41.566740
Venango UNT to Two Mile Run Reservoir
Headwaters to Mouth Two Mile Run Reservoir 41.482396
The Commission also will consider the following revisions to the section limits of streams on the list:
Stream Name Current Limits Revised Limits Tributary to Mouth
Columbia Glen Brook Headwaters to junction of Water Dam and Foundryville Roads Headwaters to Mouth East Branch Briar Creek 41.066667
Persons with comments, objections or suggestions concerning the classification of the streams listed may submit them in writing to the Executive Director, Fish and Boat Commission, P.O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000, within 30 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted.
Comments also may be submitted electronically by completing the form at www.fishandboat.com/regcomments. If an acknowledgment of electronic comments is not received by the sender within 2 working days, the comments should be retransmitted to ensure receipt. Electronic comments submitted in any other manner will not be accepted.
TIMOTHY D. SCHAEFFER,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-1938. Filed for public inspection November 19, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]
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