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441 Plum Creek Road   Sunbury, PA  
17801                  570 495-4665 Ext 306
Email: Lscwa@ptd.net
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Little Shamokin Creek Watershed Association
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Little Shamokin Creek
Watershed Association
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April 2021
May 2021
Monthly meeting at 6:00 PM  Long Center at pavilion, 182 Houser Rd. Sunbury.  There will be a shared meal please
bring a food item.  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are interested in our mission and activities.  Social
distancing or masks are suggested.
May 26
Monthly meeting at 6:00 PM  Long Center at pavilion, 182 Houser Rd. Sunbury.  There will be a
shared meal please bring a food item.  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are interested in
our mission and activities.  Social distancing or masks are suggested.
Monthly meeting at 6:30 PM  Long Center at pavilion, or NCCD Ag Center, Plum Creek Rd.Sunbury as
determined by weather conditions.  Our monthly meetings are open to all who are interested in our
mission and activities.  Social distancing or masks are suggested.
June 2021
April 24
At the request of the landowners Sonny Comfort, Jeff Pontius, Ric Starr, and others, the PA Fish and Boat
Commission established a SPECIAL REGULATIONS, CHILDREN ONLY fishing area on Little Shamokin Creek.
This regulation makes the area available to fishing exclusively for children 15 years of age and younger, and
will be in effect April 3 thru May 22, 2021.  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 22, 2021,
this area will be open to fishing for all ages. 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 arm’s 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
.
The Little Shamokin Creek Watershed Association is planning our 9th annual Youth Trout Fishing Derby to be held at
our property, 182 Houser Road, south of Sunbury, on April 24, 2021.  The group’s focus is to promote outdoor
recreation and the importance of a healthy environment to the young people in our local communities.    Ages for
participants is 3 to 12.  To comply with social distancing,  this year’s derby will be limited to gifts and fishing only.     We
will not be holding a Chinese auction this year for the same reason
.   There will be no food provided except chips and
drinks.    There is no fee for participation
April 25
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.  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
June 23
April 28