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Common Carp 


Important Note to Anglers — Many waters in Pennsylvania are on private property, the listing of waters by the Fish and Boat Commission does not guarantee public access. Always obtain permission to fish on private property.


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Medium Reservoirs

>= 50 acres and < 500 acres

Bridgeport Reservoir
Lake Galena
Pinchot Lake
Shawnee Lake
Tioga Reservoir

Large Reservoirs

> 500 acres

Conneaut Lake*
Foster Joseph Sayers Lake
Hammond Lake
Keystone Lake*
Lake Arthur*
Lake Marburg*
Lake Wilhelm*
Pymatuning Reservoir*
Raystown Lake*
Shenango River Lake*

Small Rivers

>= 250 sq. miles and < 1500 sq. miles drainage area

Lehigh River

Section 10

Major Rivers

> 1500 sq. miles drainage area

Allegheny River*

Section 18
Section 19
Section 20
Section 21
Section 22

Juniata River

Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7

Monongahela River*

Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6

North Branch Susquehanna River*

Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 9
Section 10

Schuylkill River

Section 4

Susquehanna River*

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5

West Branch Susquehanna River*

Section 7
Section 8


* Large Common Carp present in these waters