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Delaware Canal stocked ahead of trout season

Levittown Lake is among the local locations stocked with trout

Bucks County Treasurer Kris Ballerini teamed up with volunteers and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to help stock the Delaware Canal ahead of trout season’s opening day on April 3.

“COVID took so many things away from us in 2020, but our connection to the outdoors seems only to have grown stronger,” Ballerini said. “It’s great to see, more and more folks taking advantage of the beauty that Bucks County has to offer.”

Fishing licenses and permits can be purchased through the Bucks County Treasurer’s Office. A valid fishing license is required for anyone age 16 and over when angling for any species in Pennsylvania. A trout permit is also required to fish in stocked waters. To learn more, visit buckscounty.org, or to schedule an appointment, call 215-348-6244.

For more information about fishing licenses in Pennsylvania, visit fishandboat.com.

The following Bucks County waterways are stocked with trout:

• Delaware Canal (Two Sections-Upper Washington Crossing State Park and Lower Washington Crossing State Park downstream to Ferry Road in Morrisville)

• East Branch Perkiomen Creek (Branch Road Bridge (T-431) downstream through Sellersville)

• Levittown Lake

• Neshaminy Creek (Two sections-Valley Road to Mill Road near Jamison, and from the dam at the causeway in Tyler State Park downstream to the bridge on SR 332)

• Tohickon Creek (Dark Hollow Road downstream to mouth)

• Unami Creek (Milford Township Park downstream to Trumbauersville Road, SR 4051)

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