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Hey fellas this might seem like a kinda weird question, but are the Susquehanna Flats considered salt, fresh, or brackish? I was sittin around thinkin about it and i'm curious to know from people who have been there. Thanks.
 

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Hi Guy's...

The Susky Flat's is fresh water. However, 2 years ago when we had the drought, Trout and drum fish along with 4 lb. bluefish were caught on a regular basis because of the salt moving up so far.

The Susquehanna River is the main water feed for the flats, along with the North East River as a second source. The runoff from Penna empties into the upper Susky then through the Conowingo Dam then to the flats and so on...On a normal basis, the brackish water starts around Pooles Island, which is about 15 miles south of the flats. Give or take a little...Depends on the water flow...

Conditions change but for the most part the above holds true...in a normal year...

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Bruce
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Luke & cisco,
Thanks for clearing that up for me fellas, i appreciate it.
 
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