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441 Plum Creek Road   Sunbury, PA  
17801                  570 495-4665 Ext 306
Email: info@littleshamokincreek-watershed.org
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May 22
April 2019
At the request of the landowners Sonny Comfort,  Jeff Pontius, Ric Starr, and others, the PA Fish
and Boat Commission has established a "SPECIAL REGULATIONS, CHILDREN ONLY" fishing area
on Little Shamokin Creek. This regulation makes the area available to fishing exclusively for
children
15 (new reg for 2019) years of age and younger, and will be in effect April 6 thru May 31,
2019.  April 6 is the mentored youth fishing day on the stream, fishing is allowed for ages
15
(new reg for 2019) or younger 8:00 am TILL 7:00 pm ONLY.    There is a 2 trout maximum limit for all
youth.   Per PAF&BC regulations, adults are not allowed to fish or kill any trout in this area on this
mentored youth or any other day prior to June 1, 2019. BOTH THE YOUTH AND THE MENTOR MUST
POSSESS A VALID FISHING LICENSE OR A VOLUNTARY YOUTH FISHING LICENSE ON THE
MENTORED YOUTH DAY. IN ADDITION, THE ADULT MUST POSSESS A VALID TROUT PERMIT.
FOR A FULL EXPLANATION REFER TO PAGE 8 OF THE 2018 PA FISHING SUMMARY OR:
http://www.fishandboat.com/fish/fishingregulations/pages/mentoredyouthprogram.aspx
No fishing is allowed from April 6 at 7:00 PM until April 13 at 8:00 AM which is the opening day for
youth trout fishing on these waters.  APRIL 13 TO MAY 31 AN ADULT DOES NOT NEED A VALID
LICENSE TO ASSIST THE CHILD AS OUTLINED BELOW. THE DAILY LIMIT FOR YOUTH IN THIS
PERIOD  IS 5 TROUT.  After May 31, 2018, this area will be open to fishing for all ages.

Except on the mentored youth day, the regulation stipulates that any adult who assists a child (
15
years of age and under) by casting or retrieving a fishing line or fishing rod is NOT required to
possess a valid fishing license provided that the child remains within arms’ reach of the
assisting adult and is actively involved in the fishing activity. An adult may assist a child by
baiting hooks, removing fish from the line, netting fish, and preparing the fishing rod for use.  
Adults MAY NOT "set the hook" for a child unless the adult possesses a valid fishing license, and
trout stamp .
The area included is THE TRANSMISSION LINE CROSSING UPSTREAM OF THE INTERSECTION OF
COMFORT RD(T-538)  AND MILLER RD (T-479): Lat: 40.824553, Long: -76.751857, downstream to the
BRIDGE ON COMFORT RD.: Lat: 40.829653, Long: -76.750070.  
Signs have been placed at this area to inform the public of this action, and will be closely
monitored by PA F&BC enforcement officers and others.
May 4
LSCWA monthly meeting at 6:30PM  Long Center pavilion or NCCD Ag. Center, 441 Plum Creek Rd,
Sunbury depending on weather conditions .  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are
interested in our mission and activities.
Opening day of trout fishing on Little Shamokin Creek.  The creek at our property, 128 Houser
Road, is open to fishing.  All persons are encouraged to utilize this area.  Parking is permitted in
the area of the pavilion and barn.
Water Testing.  All volunteers or other interested persons should meet at the Sunbury Water
Treatment Plant Rt 61 at the underpass at 9:00 AM
May 5
June 26
June 26
June 2018
LSCWA monthly meeting at 6:30PM  Long Center pavilion or NCCD Ag. Center, 441 Plum Creek Rd,
Sunbury depending on weather conditions .  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are
interested in our mission and activities.
Water Testing.  All volunteers or other interested persons should meet at the Sunbury Water
Treatment Plant Rt 61 at the underpass at 9:00 AM
March 27
May 2019
April 13
April 6
LSCWA monthly meeting at 6:30PM  Long Center pavilion or NCCD Ag. Center, 441 Plum Creek Rd,
Sunbury depending on weather conditions .  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are
interested in our mission and activities.
LSCWA monthly meeting at 6:30PM  Long Center pavilion or NCCD Ag. Center, 441 Plum Creek Rd,
Sunbury depending on weather conditions .  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are
interested in our mission and activities.
Water Testing.  All volunteers or other interested persons should meet at the Sunbury Water
Treatment Plant Rt 61 at the underpass at 9:00 AM
March 2019
We will be stocking trout in the youth fishing area along Comfort road.  The stocking truck will be
arriving at the bridge around 10:00 AM.  Volunteers to needed to help stock the trout.  Others are
encouraged to come watch the kid's excitement when we stock fish right in front of them.
April 20
Cleanup of Little Shamokin Creek.  All volunteers or other interested persons should meet at the
Sunbury Water Treatment Plant Rt 61 at the underpass at 8:00 AM. The cleanup takes around 3
hours.  Drinks and refreshments will be provided prior to the event, and a lunch will be provided
around noon.  Water proof boots are recommended.  Gloves and other safety items will be
provided.
April 30
We will be stocking trout for our 8th annual youth trout derby The stocking truck will be arriving
at our property, 128 Houser Road, around  6 PM.  Volunteers are needed to help stock the trout.  
Waterproof boots are recommended.
April 24
April 24
We will be hosting our 8th annual YOUTH TROUT DERBY at the Long Center, 182 Houser Rd.,
Sunbury off State Route 890
(Augustaville).  Youth ages 3 to 12 (the new 15 year old regulation
does not apply to our derby) are invited to a day of outdoor adventure fishing for trout.  Youth
under 10 must have adult present.  Registration opens at 7:30 AM. Fishing begins at 9:00 AM.  The
first 250 registered youth will receive fishing tackle and outdoor/fishing related gifts.    All youth
must register to receive their gifts. Food and beverage will be provided to participants,
additional food will be for sale.  There is no fee for participation.  Fish bait will be available for
participants.  State daily limit of 5 trout minimum length of 7 inches will apply.  Wading is
restricted.  Lower Augusta Volunteer Fire Dept. will have medical personnel on site.  A l
arge
Chinese auction will be held on the same day
and place as the derby to help defray the cost of
the derby.  Auction tickets will be sold all day, with the drawing to be held at 1:00 PM.
VFW Post 1532 and the Little Shamokin Creek Watershed Assoc. are hosting a day of trout fishing
for all U.S. military active duty members and veterans. This event will be held at the watershed
association’s Long Environmental Stewardship Center 182 Houser Rd. Sunbury PA, near
Augustaville.  At the request of all the landowners, 1.1 miles of Little Shamokin Creek will be
reserved for the exclusive use of U.S. military active duty and veterans on this day.  All
participants must have a valid PA fishing license.  State daily limit of 5 trout minimum length of 7
inches will apply.  There is no fee for participation. Food and beverages will be provided by Post
1532.  Registration and coffee will begin at 0800.  Fishing 0900 until 1600 ?  All active duty and
vets are invited to day of trout fishing and comradery.  Active duty personnel must show ID
May 22