0000127823 00000 n 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. This is a place to share pictures of these eagles. Just wondering, anyone ever try and target muskie on the fly in the section of the swatara creek behind hersheypark? 0000007709 00000 n The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. We use a small 12ft v bottom jon boat works great. 0000008191 00000 n 0000058066 00000 n 0000009911 00000 n The Swatara Creek flows downward, through the mountains and through Lebanon County and the southern portion of Dauphin County. The creek is 11 miles (18 km) long. Ken Ward is on Facebook. 0000128764 00000 n 0000170389 00000 n 0000013124 00000 n NOTE: Forecasts for the Swatara Creek at Middletown are issued routinely year-round. Little Swatara Creek joins Swatara Creek in the borough of Jonestown in Lebanon County. I've wondered about that, I know they stocked it in years past with muskie hybrids. Don Tyson Musky. 0000176683 00000 n Swatara Creek has served as a provider of food, water, transportation, energy, and recreation for generations of inhabitants. 0000162308 00000 n [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. Joined: 2008/8/10 18:44. 0000161041 00000 n 0000009394 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. 0000016893 00000 n DRAINAGE AREA.--483 square miles. Join Facebook to connect with Alex Achey and others you may know. Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. DRAINAGE AREA.--569 square miles. 2 treble hooks ad separate depths with molded ivory soap and 1oz sinker fishing the bottom . Joined: May 18, 2020 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 343 Trophy Points: 63 Gender: Male. I local in my area says that this works like dynamite. 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. Do pretty well at Gouldsboro. 14: Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. or     0000042235 00000 n Re: anybody ever fish the swatara? I recomend starting at boat house park in hershey and workin your way down. 0000058132 00000 n 0000255202 00000 n 0000016141 00000 n 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. 0000058342 00000 n 0000013451 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. 0000042433 00000 n 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. 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. 8 Crazy! so i went out this past weekend, my first trip focusing solely on musky. 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. PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2007 to current year. 12: High water affects several homes upstream of the Route 39 bridge. From 1917 to 1941, Milton Hershey, who used it for a boys' home, owned the mansion. 0000015448 00000 n Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. 0000017507 00000 n 0 0000158994 00000 n 0000050183 00000 n one of the best hybrid fishies in the central pa area. For more information on fish stocking, visit We use a small 12ft v bottom jon boat works great. , Can't stress enough the importance of having the proper gear. 0000208674 00000 n 0000016938 00000 n I love kayak fishing. 0000011645 00000 n 0000050117 00000 n I found they love chart. 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. 128 0 obj <> endobj 0000104179 00000 n 0000126223 00000 n Create an account, The Swatera Creek near Harrisburg/Hershey Pa. Calendar Moon ends. 0000007549 00000 n This is a good creek to wade from hanover bridge to Fiddler elbow rd. 0000163735 00000 n 0000074534 00000 n Swatara Creek supports a diverse coolwater/ warmwater fishery that includes smallmouth bass, tiger muskies, channel catfish, sunfish, and suckers. 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. Im going to put in some time this weekend on trying to catch one, ill be sure to post any results. You make  good point about the bait, Im probably just as well of using jerks and spinners. 0000227394 00000 n Upper Little Swatara Creek from Friedensburg Fish and Game to Sweet Arrow Lake. 0000170095 00000 n 0000058203 00000 n 0000161454 00000 n 0000058269 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.. 0000017030 00000 n IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Meeting Minutes, Club Chit-Chat, and Fishing Reports will be listed if you are a member of Chapter 50. 15-21” dozens caught. 0000096608 00000 n <<3D2FA38A908E944EB1F17C7C3A4FDE30>]>> I guess they are going to change the name now to Swatara River!. 0000131605 00000 n 0000104592 00000 n 0000017334 00000 n 0000129462 00000 n Wow. Part two is the daily weather pattern, such as fronts, clouds, wind, and sunlight. I seen fish on every putting over the summer and caught a few. I also am wondering if anyone has ever heard of taking live bait and dipping it in Jalapeño Cheese Sauce. 0000013357 00000 n 0000130688 00000 n 3; 24; Details; 7mos ago Alex Hack 0. where Oct 09, 2018 john stimson 0. 0000227432 00000 n Thanks for the input bud! Swatara Creek, averaging 75 to 100 feet wide, begins in the ridges and valleys of Schuylkill County, knifes through Blue Mountain, and then begins its slow, shallow meandering through the farmlands and small communities of Lebanon and Dauphin counties. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. 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. Lower Little Swatara Creek along Route 895 from east of Rock to Pine Grove. Today, the structure is a bed and breakfast inn. 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. 0000208712 00000 n H��WMo����W�) ���$y Datum of gage is 278.56 ft above North American … Join Facebook to connect with Ken Ward and others you may know. endstream endobj 129 0 obj<> endobj 130 0 obj<>/Encoding<>>>>> endobj 131 0 obj<> endobj 132 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/Properties<>/ExtGState<>>> endobj 133 0 obj<> endobj 134 0 obj<> endobj 135 0 obj<> endobj 136 0 obj<> endobj 137 0 obj<> endobj 138 0 obj<> endobj 139 0 obj<> endobj 140 0 obj<> endobj 141 0 obj<> endobj 142 0 obj<> endobj 143 0 obj<> endobj 144 0 obj<> endobj 145 0 obj<> endobj 146 0 obj<> endobj 147 0 obj<> endobj 148 0 obj<> endobj 149 0 obj[/ICCBased 198 0 R] endobj 150 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 125 223 0 R] endobj 151 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 112 221 0 R] endobj 152 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 142 225 0 R] endobj 153 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 31 227 0 R] endobj 154 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 21 229 0 R] endobj 155 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 241 233 0 R] endobj 156 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 236 235 0 R] endobj 157 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 134 237 0 R] endobj 158 0 obj<> endobj 159 0 obj<> endobj 160 0 obj[/Separation/All 149 0 R 202 0 R] endobj 161 0 obj<> endobj 162 0 obj<> endobj 163 0 obj<> endobj 164 0 obj<> endobj 165 0 obj<> endobj 166 0 obj<> endobj 167 0 obj<> endobj 168 0 obj<> endobj 169 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 0 211 0 R] endobj 170 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 37 215 0 R] endobj 171 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 86 217 0 R] endobj 172 0 obj[/Indexed 149 0 R 79 219 0 R] endobj 173 0 obj<> endobj 174 0 obj<> endobj 175 0 obj<> endobj 176 0 obj<>stream 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. 0000127577 00000 n If your calendar is not updated, please set your calendar software to update automatically or re-subscribe the calendar from www.webcal.fi. 0000013311 00000 n 0000167141 00000 n 0000013218 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. over 100 fish (mostly fall fish) caught between three people in a 5-hour kayak trip in a small Creek. i was wondering if anyone on this forum has ever heard of or fished the Swatera Creek. Alternatively, you may email us at muskiesincpennjersey @ gmail . truecrimson Musky. Swatara Creek Inn. The creek rises on Blue Mountain in Berks County north of Strausstown and flows west-southwest. 0000008613 00000 n My neighbor used to go to the neighborhood boat launch and fish every nite. 0000010517 00000 n 0000050249 00000 n Hello, I have set out on my quest to catch a ski, one of only three Pa fresh water fish i have not caught. Joined: 2007/3/28 11:30. Good Luck brother nice to hear that others reconized this water for skies. 10: A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Route 39 bridge flood. We will verify, and grant you special rights to view all. %%EOF The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. 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! Oct 26, 2018 Christopher Fidler 0. 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