Temperatures have far exceeded our annual average throughout March 2016, creating an early spring thaw on the Susquehanna River, its tributaries and lesser bodies—winter ices long shed. With our spring thaw more than underway, it is time to start thinking Trout Season in Central PA!
Trout season gets underway April 16th in Snyder County and trout stocks have been under way since early March. Trout stocking efforts in Snyder County through the end of April are as follows:
Completed Trout Stocks:
March 1, 2016: West Branch Mahantango Creek (Brown, Rainbow), North Branch Mahantango Creek (Brown Rainbow).
March 21, 2016: Middle Creek (Brown, Rainbow), North Branch Middle Creek (Brown, Rainbow), South Branch Middle Creek (Brown, Rainbow).
April 2, 2016: Middle Creek (Brown, Rainbow).
Pending Trout Stocks:
April 14, 2016: Kern Run (Rainbow), Swift Run (Brook, Rainbow).
April 27, 2016: North Branch Middle Creek (Brown, Rainbow), Swift Run (Brook, Rainbow).
Trout require their own level of angling equipment. Selinsgrove residents, replenish or replace your fishing supplies at Hilsher’s General Store—trout rods, combo rods, fly rods and lures. Get ready for fishing all types with hip waders, tackle and bait for local fishing and sundry items, non-specific rods and reels, equipment and supply.
If your angling falls within the Susquehanna, a small stream or a farm pond, Hilsher’s General Stone located in nearby Port Trevorton can handle all of your fishing supply needs. Call Hilsher’s General Store at 570-374-1550, visit us on Routes 11/15 seven miles south of Selinsgrove or Contact Us.