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Trout Fishing Regulations
SOUTHWEST REGION - Regulated Trout Waters
 
Southwest Region Opening Day of Trout Season for counties in this region: April 18, 2015. In effect for all approved trout waters (listed below) within the Southwest Region.

Special regulations in this region:

Approved Trout Waters [view regulation]
ALLEGHENY
Big Sewickley Creek – Bull Creek – Deer Creek – Flaugherty Run – Long Run – Lower Deer Lake – Middle Deer Lake – Montour Run – Pine Creek – Turtle Creek – West Deer Lake (Upper Deer Lake)

ARMSTRONG
Buffalo Creek – Cherry Run – Cornplanter Run – Cowanshannock Creek – Glade Run – Huling Run – Little Sandy Creek – North Fork Pine Creek – Patterson Creek – Plum Creek – Redbank Creek (county line to confluence with Little Sandy Creek) – Scrubgrass Creek – South Fork Pine Creek

BEAVER
Big Sewickley Creek – Brush Creek Park Pond – Mill Creek – North Fork Big Sewickley Creek – North Fork Little Beaver Creek (county line downstream to 100 meters downstream of SR 0551 Bridge) – South Branch Brady Run – Traverse Creek

CAMBRIA
Beaverdam Run – Bens Creek – Chest Creek – Clearfield Creek (confluence with Beaverdam Run near Ashville downstream to 330 yards downstream of the T-510 Bridge at Condron) – Elton Sportsmens Dam – Hinckston Run – Howells Run – Killbuck Run – Laurel Lick Run – Laurel Run (trib to Conemaugh River) – Laurel Run (trib to South Fork Little Conemaugh River) – Little Killbuck Run – Little Paint Creek – Noels Creek – North Branch Blacklick Creek – North Branch Little Conemaugh River – Slate Lick Run – Stewart Run

FAYETTE
Back Creek – Big Sandy Creek – Chaney Run – Dunbar Creek – Dunlap Creek – Georges Creek – Indian Creek – Meadow Run – Mill Run (trib to Indian Creek) – Mountain Creek

GREENE
Browns Creek (Bates Fork “Sycamore” downstream to mouth) – Dunkard Fork – Enlow Fork – Lake Wilma – North Fork Dunkard Fork – South Fork Dunkard Fork – Whiteley Creek (headwaters downstream to SR 0088)

INDIANA
Blacklegs Creek – Brush Creek – Canoe Creek – Cush Creek – Cush Cushion Creek – Laurel Run – Little Mahoning Creek (intersection of T-836 and SR 1037 at Antioch Church to 700 meters downstream West Mahoning and North Mahoning Township Line) – Little Yellow Creek – Mudlick Run – South Branch Two Lick Creek – Toms Run – Yellow Creek

SOMERSET
Allen Creek – Beaverdam Creek – Beaverdam Run – Bens Creek – Breastwork Run – Brush Creek – Casselman River (from MD-PA state line downstream to Moser Road (T-353) Bridge) – Clear Shade Creek – Cub Run – Elk Lick Creek – Flaugherty Creek – Gladdens Run – Glade Run – Jones Mill Run – Kimberly Run – Kooser Lake – Kooser Run – Laurel Hill Creek – Little Piney Creek – McClintock Run – Middle Creek – Miller Run – Piney Creek – Piney Run – Raystown Branch Juniata River – Shafer Run – Shaffers Run – South Fork Bens Creek – Stonycreek River (from Yonai Road (T-515) Bridge downstream to railroad retaining wall 0.25 mile downstream of Covered Bridge Road (T-565) Bridge) – Tub Mill Run – Whites Creek – Wills Creek

WASHINGTON
Aunt Clara Fork – Dutch Fork – Dutch Fork Lake – Enlow Fork – Kings Creek – Little Chartiers Creek – Millers Run – Mingo Creek – Pike Run – Templeton Fork – Tenmile Creek (from SR 0018 downstream to SR 0019)

WESTMORELAND
Fourmile Run – Hannas Run – Hendricks Creek – Indian Creek – Indian Lake – Jacobs Creek – Linn Run – Loyalhanna Creek – Mill Creek – Sewickley Creek – Shannon Run – Tubmill Creek – Turtle Creek

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Approved Trout Waters Open to Year-Round Fishing [view regulation]
ALLEGHENY
North Park Lake

ARMSTRONG
Mahoning Creek – Mahoning Creek Dam outflow downstream to the confluence of Pine Run

BEAVER
Bradys Run Lake
Main Lake (Raccoon Lake)

CAMBRIA
Duman Lake
Lake Rowena

FAYETTE
Dunlap Creek Lake
Virgin Run Lake
Youghiogheny River (Fayette / Somerset) – from the lake downstream to the confluence of the Casselman River

INDIANA
Cummings Reservoir (Blue Spruce Lake)

SOMERSET
Blue Hole Creek – from confluence with Garys Run downstream to mouth
Fall Creek – from confluence with Ansell Run downstream to mouth
Laurel Hill Lake
Youghiogheny River (Fayette / Somerset) – from the lake downstream to the confluence of the Casselman River

WASHINGTON
Canonsburg Lake

WESTMORELAND
Donegal Lake
Keystone Lake
Mammoth Lake
Northmoreland Lake
Tiwn Lakes Number One Reservoir (Lower Twin Lake)
Twin Lakes Number Two Reservoir (Upper Twin Lake)

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Catch & Release Fly-Fishing Only [view regulation]
FAYETTE
Dunbar Creek – 4.1 miles; from the confluence of Glade Run downstream to the stone quarry along SR 1055

INDIANA
Little Mahoning Creek – 4.1 miles; from Oberlin Road Bridge abutments upstream of SR 1041 Bridge upstream to Cesna Run

SOMERSET
Clear Shade Creek – 1 mile; from the cable at Windber Water Dam upstream

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Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only [view regulation]
ALLEGHENY
Deer Creek – 2.1 miles; from the SR 0910 Bridge at T-678 intersection downstream to the lower boundary of Rose Ridge Golf Course
Pine Creek – 1.4 miles; from the abandoned railroad bridge near the T-575 and Duncan Ave. intersection downstream to 150 yards downstream of the SR 4019 bridge
Bull Creek – 1 mile; from the first bridge on T-721 (above the T-721 and T-719 intersection) downstream to the T-721 bridge in Millerstown

ARMSTRONG / BUTLER
Buffalo Creek – 3.7 miles; from Little Buffalo Run downstream to 0.6 miles above SR 4035 in Craigsville

CAMBRIA
Chest Creek – 1.8 miles; from the northern Patton borough line downstream to the SR 4022 bridge at Thomas Mills

FAYETTE
Meadow Run – 2.2 miles; from the SR 2011 bridge (Dinner Bell Road) adjacent to the Ohiopyle St. Park office downstream to mouth

SOMERSET
Laurel Hill Creek – 2.3 miles; from 200 yards downstream of the T-364 (Countryman Bridge) downstream to the T-364 Bridge upstream of the Laurel Hill Lake
Laurel Hill Creek – 1.2 miles; from the footbridge on State Game Lands #111 Road in Humbert downstream to Paddytown Hollow Run

WASHINGTON
Dutch Fork – 1.8 miles; from the first bridge (SR 0070) upstream of the Columbia Gas Compressor Station downstream to the Dutch Fork Lake backwaters at T-487 bridge just off SR 3001 (Lake Road)
Pike Run – 1.1 miles; from the confluence with the unnamed tributary upstream of the SR 2079 bridge downstream to the powerline crossing downstream of the SR 2036 bridge

WESTMORELAND
Indian Creek – 1.6 miles; from the T-916 bridge downstream to the SR 0381 bridge
Loyalhanna Creek – 1.7 miles; from SR 711 downstream to SR 2045

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Trophy Trout All Tackle [view regulation]
FAYETTE / SOMERSET
Youghiogheny River – 9 miles; from the confluence with Ramcat Run downstream to the Route 381 bridge at Ohiopyle
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Wild Brook Trout Enhancement Program [view regulation]
WESTMORELAND
Camp Run Watershed – 4.1 miles; from the headwaters downstream to mouth and all intermittent flow tributaries
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