Watershed Profile: East Branch Fishing Creek near Jamison City, PA

Watershed Overview
East Branch Fishing Creek lies entirely within Sullivan County, PA and flows in a westerly direction to its confluence with West Branch Fishing Creek. The monitoring station is located northwest of Jamison City, PA, in State Gameland #13.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 12.55
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 24.60
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 19.70
  • Population (2010): 100
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 24.63
Total 24.63
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 2.00
    Low Urban 0.01
    Deciduous Forest 52.45
    Coniferous Forest 0.19
    Mixed Forest 30.47
    Shrub Scrub 11.70
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.24
    Pasture/Hay 0.01
    Wetlands 2.93
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 98.29
Shale 1.71
Inactive Station
The station is active but not currently transmitting data. Please contact SRBC for more information.
Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 0
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 1
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 0
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 0
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Atmospheric Deposition Aquatic Life 23.70