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Mahantango Creek Details
Name:Mahantango Creek
Created By:manduke
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Details:Just South of PA Route 104 near the Snyder Juniata county line. There is a ball park and a covered bridge. Watch out for buggies!
I had just returned to Central PA and thought I would cast a line in this fine looking stream.

I caught one small brown. Later, I caught a 21 inch very fat brown weighing about 2 pounds-I was amazed as the home I have rented is less than a mile from yhis spot in Oriental.
Location:Mahantango Creek
Trip Date:1/5/2009
# of Hotspots:1
Hotspot Details: 1. Mahantango Creek (West Branch) near Oriental Details: Hide
# of Fish Caught:4
Water Type:freshwater
Type of Fish:Brown Trout
Fish Length (Avg):12 inches
Fish Length (Max):21 inches
Fish Weight (Avg):1 lbs. 0 oz.
Fish Weight (Max):2 lbs. 4 oz.
Bait Type:Nightcrawler
Bait Details:Very cold so used a worm. Hungry fish under the bridge near the ball field. A local indicated these are stocked by the gun club.

The large brown was VERY impressive for a small stream. Markings indicate a stocker holdover. Very nice fish for this area.
Location Details:Off US 15 north of Liverpool make the turn on route 104. Proceed and turn left at the sign to "Oriental". (So named as it was a Chinese camp that worked on the PA Canal).

Make a right at the old OX bar (my house) and the store. Proceed a mile and turn left when you see the covered bridge. I park at the lot at the small athletic field there-fish upstream and below the bridge.
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# of Fish Caught:4
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Last review was on 08/29/09 03:16 PM by bullshark

Ranking Score: [?]2.75
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Date Updated:02/05/09 01:37 PM
Date Created:02/05/09 01:37 PM

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