List of tributaries of Fishing Creek (North Branch Susquehanna River)

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A map of the Fishing Creek watershed

There are 17 named tributaries of the main stem of Fishing Creek, a 30-mile-long (50 km) stream in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, in the United States and a tributary of the Susquehanna River. The creek also has numerous sub-tributaries.[1] The creek's watershed has an area of 385 square miles (1,000 km2). The watersheds of Little Fishing Creek and Huntington Creek, Fishing Creek's two largest tributaries, make up nearly 45 percent of the Fishing Creek watershed (182.1 square miles (472 km2)).[2]

The tributaries of the main stem of Fishing Creek consist of nine creeks, three runs, one brook, and four hollows.[1]

Main stem tributaries[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Montour Run 0.72 4.62 Montour Run looking upstream.JPG
Hemlock Creek 1.52 16.5 Hemlock Creek in Buckhorn.JPG
Little Fishing Creek 3.86 68.1 Little Fishing Creek.JPG
Stony Brook 8.1 3.72 Stony Brook (Pennsylvania).jpg
Deerlick Run 9.45[1] 6.1[3] Deerlick Run looking downstream.JPG
Green Creek 10.84 36.8 Green Creek (Fishing Creek) in springtime.JPG
Huntington Creek 15.1 114 Huntington Creek.jpg
Creasy Hollow 15.72 1.3 Creasy Hollow.JPG
Bee Sellers Hollow 17.26 1.58 Bee Sellers Hollow.JPG
Raven Creek 18.62 11.9 Raven Creek.JPG
Davis Hollow 20.78 0.8 Davis Hollow looking upstream.JPG
Karnes Hollow 20.9 0.9
Culley Run 21.16 1.45 Culley Run looking downstream.JPG
West Creek 21.72 17.2 West Creek (Pennsylvania).JPG
Coles Creek 26.34 11.9 Coles Creek (Pennsylvania).JPG
East Branch Fishing Creek 29.98 19.3 East Branch Fishing Creek.jpg
West Branch Fishing Creek 29.98 32.9 West Branch Fishing Creek.JPG

Tributaries of Hemlock Creek[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Frozen Run 2.26 3.55 Frozen Run.JPG
West Hemlock Creek 3.02 2.8 West Hemlock Creek.JPG

Tributaries of Little Fishing Creek[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Spruce Run 5.87 9.80 Spruce Run.JPG
West Branch Run 11.16 10.20 West Branch Run.JPG
Lick Run 12.02 4.40 Lick Run (Little Fishing Creek).JPG
Wolfhouse Run 13.28 2.03 Wolfhouse Run looking upstream.JPG
Devil Hole Run Devil Hole Run looking upstream.JPG
Little Brier Run 18.90 2.62 Little Brier Run 1.JPG

Tributaries of Green Creek[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Mud Run 3.06 13.3 Mud Run.JPG
Rickard Hollow 3.56 2.22 Rickard Hollow.jpg
Little Green Creek 4.16 5.01 Little Green Creek.JPG

Tributaries of Huntington Creek[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Pine Creek 4.26 30.7 Mouth of Pine Creek.JPG
Kingsbury Brook 6.08 1.27 Kingsbury Brook.JPG
Rogers Creek 12.9 7.1 Rogers Creek looking upstream.JPG
Marshall Hollow 15.12
Kitchen Creek 16.02 20.1 Kitchen Creek looking downstream.JPG
Phillips Creek 19.12 5.54 Phillips Creek 2.JPG
Lick Branch 19.64 2.34 Lick Branch looking downstream.JPG
Arnold Creek 21.18 4.72 Arnold Creek looking upstream 2.JPG
Shingle Run 22.18 1.83
Laurel Run 22.82 1.29 Laurel Run (Huntington Creek) looking upstream.JPG
Mitchler Run 23.5 1.52 Mitchler Run looking upstream 1.JPG

Tributaries of Coles Creek[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Hess Hollow 2.06 1.25
Fallow Hollow 2.54 0.96 Fallow Hollow looking upstream.JPG
Ashelman Run 3.54 0.57
Marsh Run 4.48 0.44 Marsh Run looking upstream.JPG
Chimneystack Run 4.70 1.07

Tributaries of East Branch Fishing Creek[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Blackberry Run 3.08 1.91 Flickr - Nicholas T - Overhang.jpg
Trout Run 3.60 0.62 Trout Run looking upstream.jpg
Lead Run 4.12 0.82 Lead Run looking downstream.JPG
Heberly Run 4.50 6.42 Heberly Run.jpg
Big Run 1.38 Big Run falls 2.JPG
Sullivan Branch

Tributaries and sub-tributaries of Heberly Run[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Quinn Run 1.40 2.31
Meeker Run 2.93 0.41
Shanty Run 0.48 0.67 Flickr - Nicholas T - Shanty Run.jpg

Tributaries of Sullivan Branch[edit]

Name River miles[2] Watershed area (square miles)[2] Image
Pigeon Run 0.78
Hunts Run 0.40
Ore Run 0.78

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Google Maps, 2014, retrieved May 8, 2014 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Pennsylvania Gazetteer of Streams (PDF), November 2, 2001, retrieved May 8, 2014 
  3. ^ PADEP (July 2012), Deerlick Run Watershed TMDL Columbia County, Pennsylvania (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on May 8, 2014, retrieved May 8, 2014