From Spruce Creek to Barree the Little Juniata flows through the Barree Gorge in Rothrock State Forest and is only accessible by walking trails. Note, the first mile below Spruce Creek is private property and posted on both sides of the river.
Where is the Little Juniata River?
The Little Juniata River flows south from Tyrone to Petersburg in central Pennsylvania. Upriver from Tyrone the main river is marginal at best, except in sections where the main steam picks up productive tributaries like Bells Gap and Tipton runs, and a large tributary, the Bald Eagle.
What kind of fish are in the Little Juniata River?
Based on these results, the estimated abundance of wild brown trout greater than or equal to seven inches residing in the portion of the Little Juniata River from Ironville downstream to Barree was approximately 2,963 wild brown trout per mile.
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Where does the Little Juniata start?
Is the Little Juniata stocked?
This 7.6 mile section of the Little Juniata River is currently designated Trout Stocking (TSF). The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) currently has a trout stocking program on this segment of the river.
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How deep is the Juniata River?
Expect water up to 6 feet deep in houses on West Elizabeth Street. Expect water up to 2 feet deep in houses on South Main Street.
Where did they stock trout in PA?
Pennsylvania is home to some of the best trout fishing in the world! Wild and stocked Brook (native, state fish), Brown and Rainbow (including steelhead and golden rainbow) Trout are found in PA waters. In addition, Lake Trout are found in Lake Erie, Raystown Lake and the East Branch Clarion River Dam.
How did the Juniata River get its name?
The County, formed from act signed by Governor Wolf, separated “the people below the Narrows” from Mifflin County on March 2, 1831. The county received its name from the Juniata River. The word “Juniata” is of Iroquois Indian origin for “blue water.”