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Fishing Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Blackbird Creek
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Physical characteristics
Main source Cedar Swamp divide
about 0.5 miles north of Taylors Bridge, Delaware
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River mouth Blackbird Creek
about 2 miles north of Taylors Bridge, Delaware
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Length 1.44 mi (2.32 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    0.65 cu ft/s (0.018 m3/s) at mouth with Blackbird Creek
Basin features
Progression northwest
River system Blackbird Creek
Basin size 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries

Fishing Creek is a 2.19 mi (3.52 km) long 1st order tributary to Blackbird Creek in New Castle County, Delaware. This creek is entirely tidal for its course.

Course

Fishing Creek rises on the Cedar Swamp divide about 0.5 miles north of Taylors Bridge in New Castle County, Delaware. Fishing Creek then flows northwest to meet Blackbird Creek about 2 miles north of Taylors Bridge, Delaware.

Watershed

Fishing Creek drains 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2) of area, receives about 43.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 792.29 and is about 4.7% forested.

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