:(    It was still a thrilling experience! 0000164367 00000 n #3. Joined: Feb 6, 2015 Messages: 1,115 Likes Received: 483 Trophy Points: 83 Gender: Male Occupation: Respiratory Terrorist, um, I mean Therapist Location: Leb-A-non. Yea i notice alot of the cover and structure has changed and i also read that unusual harsh flooding can affect the skie population due to lack of oxygen. H��WMo����W�) ���$y Night fishing for catfish and carp. 0000129462 00000 n I have never fished the Swatara but have heard good things about it. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. You folks. 0000041371 00000 n i was trolling two 8" Cranks, one spoon on a dipsy dive and one 5" perch colored storm lure. This weekend I'm making a haul up to raystown lake, maybe try some trolling and/or bank fishing. Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. RE: Swatara Creek … 0000129876 00000 n 0000058066 00000 n 0000132010 00000 n 0000157170 00000 n i was wondering if anyone on this forum has ever heard of or fished the Swatera Creek. 0000016012 00000 n 0000024342 00000 n You will know when you hit what we call "musky alley" they reaching close to 50" there. Many West Virginia muskie anglers prefer to fish bigger waters; hence the ongoing popularity of the Elk, New, upper Kanawha, Buckhannon and Little Kanawha rivers and Middle Island Creek. 0000014230 00000 n 0000162858 00000 n xref 0000004058 00000 n 0000042367 00000 n Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. Swatara Creek Eagles. 0000104888 00000 n Re: anybody ever fish the swatara? 0000130688 00000 n I had a possible muskie hooked this past weekend. , Can't stress enough the importance of having the proper gear. 0000013944 00000 n 0000082792 00000 n This is the first piece of the puzzle. It is a Tributary of the Susky, and ive heard that it may be one of the best locations in Pa to catch these amazing fish. L�8^c�a�a��P��Q�k��d����D� ��� \":���.2_`]#��x����!��(����@PA���ԯ:��c�/0>`>���Ϥe��P���Y �����_�%�2z:�gt�m������� 0000016893 00000 n 0000131109 00000 n %%EOF Create an account, The Swatera Creek near Harrisburg/Hershey Pa. Calendar Moon ends. 0000058132 00000 n Any advice for fishing the Swatera, susquehanna or juniata rivers would be greatly appriciated. There was a deep channel there and several nice muskies were caught there. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. There are also sunfish, catfish and tiger muskies. 0000011645 00000 n Alternatively, you may email us at muskiesincpennjersey @ gmail . 0000005139 00000 n 0000004968 00000 n Jawz2350 said: ↑ Yep swatara creek..I float anywhere from around harpers tavern all the way to middletown where it enters the river. 0000080904 00000 n The creek rises on Blue Mountain in Berks County north of Strausstown and flows west-southwest. 0000165965 00000 n The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. 0000104592 00000 n It's primarily a smallmouth bass river - probably a "numbers" creek rather than a big fish fishery. "Swatara" is an Indian word meaning "Where we feed on eels." !�`��{����-��C�C�!s�*'+�#"X8�qH�bl`�f��4q w��������(��+0L�H`r�eOg�a��P(p9���Ҁ=1U1p�&*`�FDf=w(���4@� �.�3 128 135 Little Swatara Creek (once known as Jackson Creek) is a 26.0-mile-long (41.8 km) tributary of Swatara Creek in southeast Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000159484 00000 n 0000159914 00000 n 0000005592 00000 n 0000128155 00000 n I didn't realize all the different fish that were in the minnow family! 0000017076 00000 n Oct 08, 2018 - Swatara Creek. 0 death) to the fish if used improperly or without a quick strike rig.I don't know if Swatara is the BEST place in PA, but I'm sure you will find fish there.Please feel free to join us at one of our meetings to meet the guys and learn more.Barry, thanks Barry, I hope to get to a meeting. Swatara Creek supports a diverse coolwater/warmwater fishery that includes smallmouth bass, tiger muskies, channel catfish, sunfish, and suckers. I never had any encounters on "normal" muskie size lures for some reason, I dont know if its because they are tigers or if its just the size of the creek. 0000227394 00000 n ;DBarry, dynamite works as well - either dipped in cheese sauce or not... ;D. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Had to have been either a muskie or a striper. startxref 0000176250 00000 n Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east-central Pennsylvania in the United States.It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon County before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown in Dauphin County.. 0000013124 00000 n <<<<><<<, Hey thanks for joining our board.We don't promote the use of live bait for muskies as it causes too much damage (i.e. %PDF-1.6 %���� I guess they are going to change the name now to Swatara River!. 0000104179 00000 n 0000078234 00000 n 0000058342 00000 n When i got to the location the water was pretty dirty from the recent thunderstorms. Include your name and your Chapter 50 membership number. 0000042235 00000 n … by guest-paddler A self-supported trip created by guest-paddler Trip Overview. NOTE: Forecasts for the Swatara Creek at Middletown are issued routinely year-round. Lower Little Swatara Creek is a tributary of Swatara Creek in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, US. 0000197211 00000 n 0000058269 00000 n Some good stretches in there..and thank you! For more information on fish stocking, visit The water there is deep and slow and there is lots of trees down which would make for good … trailer 0000127823 00000 n 0000163735 00000 n Christopher Fidler. Swatara Creek has served as a provider of food, water, transportation, energy, and recreation for generations of inhabitants. 0000042169 00000 n STATION.--01573600 SWATARA CREEK AT MIDDLETOWN, PA LOCATION.--Lat 40`11'32.86, long 76`43'41.58", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, at Grubb Street Bridge and Hoffer Park, at Middletown. 0000015049 00000 n I recomend starting at boat house park in hershey and workin your way down. 0000126170 00000 n Are the pickerel big enough to deliberately target in Memorial and Swatara. General weather patterns—more specifically, water temperatures—tell Hulbert where fish might be holding. Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000035744 00000 n 0000132127 00000 n Silver Redhorse with a Ivory soap. 0000161041 00000 n 15-21” dozens caught. Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. 0000126393 00000 n over 100 fish (mostly fall fish) caught between three people in a 5-hour kayak trip in a small Creek. 0000009911 00000 n 0000013218 00000 n 128 0 obj <> endobj 3; 24; Details; 7mos ago Alex Hack 0. where Oct 09, 2018 john stimson 0. I also am wondering if anyone has ever heard of taking live bait and dipping it in Jalapeño Cheese Sauce. 0000129100 00000 n From 1917 to 1941, Milton Hershey, who used it for a boys' home, owned the mansion. 0000008909 00000 n Wish I had a history down that way. 0000096608 00000 n 71 likes. 0000130339 00000 n 0000074534 00000 n Do pretty well at Gouldsboro. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. 0000208712 00000 n 0000015448 00000 n truecrimson Musky. 10: A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Route 39 bridge flood. Swatara Creek Outfitters Archery Pro Shop has built its reputation as central Pennsylvania's premier archery retailer and has been providing leading edge archery tuning, sales and service to the surrounding community for almost two decades. 0000161454 00000 n It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into … 2�N��83�0��h����H����)�!��W���X�V� 6@R�⫪W�U��'��JH1ye"�&�Lhi�d>��v"��N�_�����owR. The Swatara Creek is a 72-mile tributary of the Susquehanna River. 0000144434 00000 n 0000016077 00000 n DRAINAGE AREA.--569 square miles. 0000112149 00000 n 15 in. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap. 0000128764 00000 n Hi State Representative Tom Mahaffey and I'm here today with the Fishing and Boat Commission and we're here stalking Tiger musky. Join Facebook to connect with Ken Ward and others you may know. 0000008191 00000 n 0000011841 00000 n I local in my area says that this works like dynamite. 0000017679 00000 n 0000126566 00000 n 0000227432 00000 n December 9, 2020 Meeting Agenda and Notes, Meeting Agenda and Updates Weds Nov 4, 2020, URGENT Request, Marsh Creek Clean Up Photos needed ASAP, Guided Trip Raffle on Facebook Future of our Muskies. I’m looking to improve my average. 0000197249 00000 n Get the proper gear, THEN go fishing!Barry, Hey Fellow angler i fish the swatty on a regular basis. I never had any encounters on "normal" muskie size lures for some reason, I dont know if its because they are tigers or if its just the size of the creek. 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0000050183 00000 n We're not around right now. 0000131605 00000 n 0000091329 00000 n I've wondered about that, I know they stocked it in years past with muskie hybrids. IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Meeting Minutes, Club Chit-Chat, and Fishing Reports will be listed if you are a member of Chapter 50. Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) [1] tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000167141 00000 n 2 treble hooks ad separate depths with molded ivory soap and 1oz sinker fishing the bottom . 0000014525 00000 n Little Swatara Creek joins Swatara Creek in the borough of Jonestown in Lebanon County. 0000050117 00000 n Good Luck brother nice to hear that others reconized this water for skies. Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000003868 00000 n PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2007 to current year. If you are a member, and you cannot see the reports after logging in, please use the contact form by selecting the floating envelope icon located in the bottom-right corner. He eventually landed a muskie that was about 40”. The Commission also stocked 1,500 tiger muskies in the Swatara Creek (three locations) and 2,500 in the Susquehanna River at (two locations) between the PA Turnpike and Three Mile Island. Swatara Creek in Pennsylvania. thanx #5m. For your safety and the health of the fish. 0000096835 00000 n Wow. 262 0 obj<>stream Its headwaters are in the Appalachian Mountains near Minersville Borough in Schuylkill County. Fishing and canoeing are the primary recreational activities on the creek. I had it on, the the rod snapped momentarly after hooking up, and a few seconds later the fish got off becasuse i had only about 2' of rod in my hand to work with. 0000158994 00000 n 0000158453 00000 n 0000017030 00000 n 0000013171 00000 n 0000012430 00000 n 0000006573 00000 n --October 1975 to current year. My neighbor used to go to the neighborhood boat launch and fish every nite. The surrounding watershed supplied farmland, limestone, iron, coal, timber, and a host of other raw materials that aided in the establishment and subsequent development of the region, and country. 0000016984 00000 n 0000008613 00000 n Muskie in swatara behind hersheypark #1. Upper Little Swatara Creek from Friedensburg Fish and Game to Sweet Arrow Lake. bass size buzz baits, small buck tails, & small minnow plugs. The Swatara Creek flows downward, through the mountains and through Lebanon County and the southern portion of Dauphin County. This is a good creek to wade from hanover bridge to Fiddler elbow rd. From Annville, Pa. Posts: 39. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, … 16 in. Union Canal Canoe Rentals. 0000003658 00000 n Smallmouth Bass with a neon green and black spinner. 0000010517 00000 n 0000128499 00000 n The creek is 11 miles (18 km) long. To the west of Harper's Tavern on old Route 22, the Swatara Creek Inn (717-865-3259) is a three-story Victorian mansion built in 1860 for Jacob Ulrich. 0000042433 00000 n The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. 0000002996 00000 n 0000043023 00000 n We use a small 12ft v bottom jon boat works great. one of the best hybrid fishies in the central pa area. 0000131780 00000 n Part two is the daily weather pattern, such as fronts, clouds, wind, and sunlight. FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood Level (10-year flood). Swatara Creek supports a diverse coolwater/ warmwater fishery that includes smallmouth bass, tiger muskies, channel catfish, sunfish, and suckers. Joined: May 18, 2020 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 343 Trophy Points: 63 Gender: Male. 0000014280 00000 n Oct 26, 2018 Christopher Fidler 0. 0000118207 00000 n 0000127378 00000 n Swatara Creek Fishing Reports Recently shared catches and fishing spots. Hello, I have set out on my quest to catch a ski, one of only three Pa fresh water fish i have not caught. Go fishing for muskie starting about the month of March or Ice out and fish the tributaries like spring creek and Manada not to mention many smaller ones. 0000176683 00000 n 0000064958 00000 n 0000011049 00000 n 0000156359 00000 n Camped at Pincho years ago for travel … It is def. I love kayak fishing. Aim for flooded timber and over hanging roots seems to be where they hold the most. 0000013311 00000 n We will verify, and grant you special rights to view all. I found they love chart. You will know when you hit what we call "musky alley" they reaching close to 50" there. Fall fished it after the flood, and zippo every outting! 0000050249 00000 n 0000013265 00000 n You make  good point about the bait, Im probably just as well of using jerks and spinners. This is a favorite paddling trip and can be extended for a full day or shortened for just a few hours on the water. DRAINAGE AREA.--483 square miles. 0000003740 00000 n 0000007709 00000 n STATION.--01573560 SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY, PA LOCATION.--Lat 40`17'54", long 76`40'05", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Manada Creek, 0.5 mi upstream from State Highway 39, and 1.5 mi northwest of Hershey. 0000058203 00000 n 0000013088 00000 n 0000009394 00000 n 0000208674 00000 n 0000017507 00000 n 0000132334 00000 n 12: High water affects several homes upstream of the Route 39 bridge. Join Facebook to connect with Alex Achey and others you may know. The water looks promising though based on what i have heard about slow water, and cover, and depth... Definitely will be there more over the summer. Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) [1] tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000016938 00000 n Joined: 2008/8/10 18:44. 0000165248 00000 n Im going to put in some time this weekend on trying to catch one, ill be sure to post any results. Looking to up the game. 0000013404 00000 n 0000017334 00000 n Datum of gage is 278.56 ft above North American … 0000013357 00000 n or     We use a small 12ft v bottom jon boat works great. 0000126223 00000 n Feb 19, 2017 - Swatara Creek. Also, I grew up a stone’s throw from the Swatara creek between Hershey and Middletown. I seen fish on every putting over the summer and caught a few. The creek starts on Blue Mountain and flows west-southwest into Swatara Creek near the community of Pine Grove. 0000016685 00000 n 0000170389 00000 n This calendar shows 106 weeks into the future. The hit came on the edge of a weed bed in about 12-20' of water. Ken Ward is on Facebook. [citation needed]It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County, north of the Sharp Mountain ridge, approximately 5 mi (8.0 km) west of Minersville. 0000127577 00000 n 0000157715 00000 n Swatara Creek Inn. 0000072735 00000 n so i went out this past weekend, my first trip focusing solely on musky. 0000167373 00000 n >:(    It was still a thrilling experience! 0000164367 00000 n #3. Joined: Feb 6, 2015 Messages: 1,115 Likes Received: 483 Trophy Points: 83 Gender: Male Occupation: Respiratory Terrorist, um, I mean Therapist Location: Leb-A-non. Yea i notice alot of the cover and structure has changed and i also read that unusual harsh flooding can affect the skie population due to lack of oxygen. H��WMo����W�) ���$y Night fishing for catfish and carp. 0000129462 00000 n I have never fished the Swatara but have heard good things about it. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. You folks. 0000041371 00000 n i was trolling two 8" Cranks, one spoon on a dipsy dive and one 5" perch colored storm lure. This weekend I'm making a haul up to raystown lake, maybe try some trolling and/or bank fishing. Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. RE: Swatara Creek … 0000129876 00000 n 0000058066 00000 n 0000132010 00000 n 0000157170 00000 n i was wondering if anyone on this forum has ever heard of or fished the Swatera Creek. 0000016012 00000 n 0000024342 00000 n You will know when you hit what we call "musky alley" they reaching close to 50" there. Many West Virginia muskie anglers prefer to fish bigger waters; hence the ongoing popularity of the Elk, New, upper Kanawha, Buckhannon and Little Kanawha rivers and Middle Island Creek. 0000014230 00000 n 0000162858 00000 n xref 0000004058 00000 n 0000042367 00000 n Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. Swatara Creek Eagles. 0000104888 00000 n Re: anybody ever fish the swatara? 0000130688 00000 n I had a possible muskie hooked this past weekend. , Can't stress enough the importance of having the proper gear. 0000013944 00000 n 0000082792 00000 n This is the first piece of the puzzle. It is a Tributary of the Susky, and ive heard that it may be one of the best locations in Pa to catch these amazing fish. L�8^c�a�a��P��Q�k��d����D� ��� \":���.2_`]#��x����!��(����@PA���ԯ:��c�/0>`>���Ϥe��P���Y �����_�%�2z:�gt�m������� 0000016893 00000 n 0000131109 00000 n %%EOF Create an account, The Swatera Creek near Harrisburg/Hershey Pa. Calendar Moon ends. 0000058132 00000 n Any advice for fishing the Swatera, susquehanna or juniata rivers would be greatly appriciated. There was a deep channel there and several nice muskies were caught there. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. There are also sunfish, catfish and tiger muskies. 0000011645 00000 n Alternatively, you may email us at muskiesincpennjersey @ gmail . 0000005139 00000 n 0000004968 00000 n Jawz2350 said: ↑ Yep swatara creek..I float anywhere from around harpers tavern all the way to middletown where it enters the river. 0000080904 00000 n The creek rises on Blue Mountain in Berks County north of Strausstown and flows west-southwest. 0000165965 00000 n The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. 0000104592 00000 n It's primarily a smallmouth bass river - probably a "numbers" creek rather than a big fish fishery. "Swatara" is an Indian word meaning "Where we feed on eels." !�`��{����-��C�C�!s�*'+�#"X8�qH�bl`�f��4q w��������(��+0L�H`r�eOg�a��P(p9���Ҁ=1U1p�&*`�FDf=w(���4@� �.�3 128 135 Little Swatara Creek (once known as Jackson Creek) is a 26.0-mile-long (41.8 km) tributary of Swatara Creek in southeast Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000159484 00000 n 0000159914 00000 n 0000005592 00000 n 0000128155 00000 n I didn't realize all the different fish that were in the minnow family! 0000017076 00000 n Oct 08, 2018 - Swatara Creek. 0 death) to the fish if used improperly or without a quick strike rig.I don't know if Swatara is the BEST place in PA, but I'm sure you will find fish there.Please feel free to join us at one of our meetings to meet the guys and learn more.Barry, thanks Barry, I hope to get to a meeting. Swatara Creek supports a diverse coolwater/warmwater fishery that includes smallmouth bass, tiger muskies, channel catfish, sunfish, and suckers. I never had any encounters on "normal" muskie size lures for some reason, I dont know if its because they are tigers or if its just the size of the creek. 0000227394 00000 n ;DBarry, dynamite works as well - either dipped in cheese sauce or not... ;D. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Had to have been either a muskie or a striper. startxref 0000176250 00000 n Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east-central Pennsylvania in the United States.It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon County before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown in Dauphin County.. 0000013124 00000 n <<<<><<<, Hey thanks for joining our board.We don't promote the use of live bait for muskies as it causes too much damage (i.e. %PDF-1.6 %���� I guess they are going to change the name now to Swatara River!. 0000104179 00000 n 0000078234 00000 n 0000058342 00000 n When i got to the location the water was pretty dirty from the recent thunderstorms. Include your name and your Chapter 50 membership number. 0000042235 00000 n … by guest-paddler A self-supported trip created by guest-paddler Trip Overview. NOTE: Forecasts for the Swatara Creek at Middletown are issued routinely year-round. Lower Little Swatara Creek is a tributary of Swatara Creek in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, US. 0000197211 00000 n 0000058269 00000 n Some good stretches in there..and thank you! For more information on fish stocking, visit The water there is deep and slow and there is lots of trees down which would make for good … trailer 0000127823 00000 n 0000163735 00000 n Christopher Fidler. Swatara Creek has served as a provider of food, water, transportation, energy, and recreation for generations of inhabitants. 0000042169 00000 n STATION.--01573600 SWATARA CREEK AT MIDDLETOWN, PA LOCATION.--Lat 40`11'32.86, long 76`43'41.58", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, at Grubb Street Bridge and Hoffer Park, at Middletown. 0000015049 00000 n I recomend starting at boat house park in hershey and workin your way down. 0000126170 00000 n Are the pickerel big enough to deliberately target in Memorial and Swatara. General weather patterns—more specifically, water temperatures—tell Hulbert where fish might be holding. Swatara Creek (nicknamed the Swattie) is a 72-mile-long (116 km) tributary of the Susquehanna River in east central Pennsylvania in the United States. 0000035744 00000 n 0000132127 00000 n Silver Redhorse with a Ivory soap. 0000161041 00000 n 15-21” dozens caught. Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. 0000126393 00000 n over 100 fish (mostly fall fish) caught between three people in a 5-hour kayak trip in a small Creek. 0000009911 00000 n 0000013218 00000 n 128 0 obj <> endobj 3; 24; Details; 7mos ago Alex Hack 0. where Oct 09, 2018 john stimson 0. I also am wondering if anyone has ever heard of taking live bait and dipping it in Jalapeño Cheese Sauce. 0000129100 00000 n From 1917 to 1941, Milton Hershey, who used it for a boys' home, owned the mansion. 0000008909 00000 n Wish I had a history down that way. 0000096608 00000 n 71 likes. 0000130339 00000 n 0000074534 00000 n Do pretty well at Gouldsboro. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. 0000208712 00000 n 0000015448 00000 n truecrimson Musky. 10: A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Route 39 bridge flood. Swatara Creek Outfitters Archery Pro Shop has built its reputation as central Pennsylvania's premier archery retailer and has been providing leading edge archery tuning, sales and service to the surrounding community for almost two decades. 0000161454 00000 n It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into … 2�N��83�0��h����H����)�!��W���X�V� 6@R�⫪W�U��'��JH1ye"�&�Lhi�d>��v"��N�_�����owR. The Swatara Creek is a 72-mile tributary of the Susquehanna River. 0000144434 00000 n 0000016077 00000 n DRAINAGE AREA.--569 square miles. 0000112149 00000 n 15 in. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap. 0000128764 00000 n Hi State Representative Tom Mahaffey and I'm here today with the Fishing and Boat Commission and we're here stalking Tiger musky. Join Facebook to connect with Ken Ward and others you may know. 0000008191 00000 n 0000011841 00000 n I local in my area says that this works like dynamite. 0000017679 00000 n 0000126566 00000 n 0000227432 00000 n December 9, 2020 Meeting Agenda and Notes, Meeting Agenda and Updates Weds Nov 4, 2020, URGENT Request, Marsh Creek Clean Up Photos needed ASAP, Guided Trip Raffle on Facebook Future of our Muskies. I’m looking to improve my average. 0000197249 00000 n Get the proper gear, THEN go fishing!Barry, Hey Fellow angler i fish the swatty on a regular basis. I never had any encounters on "normal" muskie size lures for some reason, I dont know if its because they are tigers or if its just the size of the creek. 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