15 in. 0000013124 00000 n 0000128155 00000 n 0000003868 00000 n This is a place to share pictures of these eagles. 0000003740 00000 n 0000016893 00000 n 0000017076 00000 n 0000176683 00000 n I didn't realize all the different fish that were in the minnow family! 0000013088 00000 n 0000058203 00000 n 0000197249 00000 n Wow. Fall fished it after the flood, and zippo every outting! Silver Redhorse with a Ivory soap. 8 bass size buzz baits, small buck tails, & small minnow plugs. There was a deep channel there and several nice muskies were caught there. I found they love chart. 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. 0000029999 00000 n Feb 19, 2017 - Swatara Creek. 0000042235 00000 n Swatara Creek supports a diverse coolwater/warmwater fishery that includes smallmouth bass, tiger muskies, channel catfish, sunfish, and suckers. by guest-paddler A self-supported trip created by guest-paddler Trip Overview. 262 0 obj<>stream 0000005139 00000 n 0000015448 00000 n 0000158453 00000 n 0000074534 00000 n --October 1975 to current year. PERIOD OF RECORD. 0000126223 00000 n 128 135 Union Canal Canoe Rentals. 0000104888 00000 n Joined: May 18, 2020 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 343 Trophy Points: 63 Gender: Male. I recomend starting at boat house park in hershey and workin your way down. If your calendar is not updated, please set your calendar software to update automatically or re-subscribe the calendar from www.webcal.fi. 0000127577 00000 n I suspect the lower sections have some decent walleyes. 0000112149 00000 n Don Tyson Musky. thanx #5m. Smallmouth Bass with a neon green and black spinner. Swatara Creek Fishing Reports Recently shared catches and fishing spots. 0000058132 00000 n When i got to the location the water was pretty dirty from the recent thunderstorms. 0000080904 00000 n Do pretty well at Gouldsboro. Swatara Creek has served as a provider of food, water, transportation, energy, and recreation for generations of inhabitants. 0000159914 00000 n PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2007 to current year. I've wondered about that, I know they stocked it in years past with muskie hybrids. The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. L�8^c�a�a��P��Q�k��d����D� ��� \":���.2_`]#��x����!��(����@PA���ԯ:��c�/0>`>���Ϥe��P���Y �����_�%�2z:�gt�m������� 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. Oct 26, 2018 Christopher Fidler 0. 7; 1; Details; Oct 27, 2018 Kevin McCarthy 0. 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. We're not around right now. Lower Little Swatara Creek is a tributary of Swatara Creek in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, US. You folks. 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. 0000042433 00000 n 12: High water affects several homes upstream of the Route 39 bridge. Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. 0000004058 00000 n I seen fish on every putting over the summer and caught a few. 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. 0000042169 00000 n Upper Little Swatara Creek from Friedensburg Fish and Game to Sweet Arrow Lake. 0000017679 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. 0000050249 00000 n Jawz2350 said: ↑ Yep swatara creek..I float anywhere from around harpers tavern all the way to middletown where it enters the river. This calendar shows 106 weeks into the future. 0000129100 00000 n Some good stretches in there..and thank you! I local in my area says that this works like dynamite. 0000008191 00000 n 0000041371 00000 n It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into … The Swatara Creek is a 72-mile tributary of the Susquehanna River. 0000050183 00000 n Create an account, The Swatera Creek near Harrisburg/Hershey Pa. Calendar Moon ends. DRAINAGE AREA.--569 square miles. For more information on fish stocking, visit Thanks, good luck to all, and be sure you release your fish! The creek is 11 miles (18 km) long. 0000158994 00000 n xref 0000058269 00000 n Night fishing for catfish and carp. Little Swatara Creek joins Swatara Creek in the borough of Jonestown in Lebanon County. This is the first piece of the puzzle. 0000002996 00000 n Good Luck brother nice to hear that others reconized this water for skies. Swatara Creek in Pennsylvania. Hi State Representative Tom Mahaffey and I'm here today with the Fishing and Boat Commission and we're here stalking Tiger musky. 0000118207 00000 n so i went out this past weekend, my first trip focusing solely on musky. 0000130339 00000 n truecrimson Musky. 0000013498 00000 n 3; 24; Details; 7mos ago Alex Hack 0. where Oct 09, 2018 john stimson 0. 0000035744 00000 n Alex Achey is on Facebook. Also, I grew up a stone’s throw from the Swatara creek between Hershey and Middletown. I had a possible muskie hooked this past weekend. Hello, I have set out on my quest to catch a ski, one of only three Pa fresh water fish i have not caught. 0000016685 00000 n 0000127378 00000 n Joined: 2008/8/10 18:44. 0000014280 00000 n I love kayak fishing. 0000078234 00000 n x�b```e`�ac`g`�gcb@ !�ǿ=Bo��|1��&P���b%� faE�^5Vm>e]����=]}�e8&����sr� )y�8��x9��z���u�{OV�U�S�77R���$����� 4�OYMe�6�T��2l]�=���:&��r�s�) ��5{x�Ltw�rv���4C�_lV������et@ L�Q����Ҡ2 ` ��A��C#��0�i���tni_ ����"*�;�2�8 Join Facebook to connect with Alex Achey and others you may know. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. Are the pickerel big enough to deliberately target in Memorial and Swatara. FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood Level (10-year flood). 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. We will verify, and grant you special rights to view all. Part two is the daily weather pattern, such as fronts, clouds, wind, and sunlight. 0000156359 00000 n 0000162308 00000 n 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. 0000009911 00000 n 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. The Lower Little Swatara Creek, Schuylkill County, and Quittapahilla Creek, Lebanon County, are approved trout waters. i was wondering if anyone on this forum has ever heard of or fished the Swatera Creek. Thanks, Anyway, that jalapeno stuff only works on mexican muskies, not the PA variety. Looking to up the game. 0000167141 00000 n 0000014230 00000 n Im going to put in some time this weekend on trying to catch one, ill be sure to post any results. 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. 0000208712 00000 n 0000024342 00000 n He eventually landed a muskie that was about 40”. 0000050117 00000 n 0000016938 00000 n I’m looking to improve my average. Re: anybody ever fish the swatara? Muskie in swatara behind hersheypark #1. 0000127823 00000 n 0000129462 00000 n %PDF-1.6 %���� The creek starts on Blue Mountain and flows west-southwest into Swatara Creek near the community of Pine Grove. Christopher Fidler. Fishing and canoeing are the primary recreational activities on the creek. 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. 0000126566 00000 n 0000162858 00000 n 0000008613 00000 n I also am wondering if anyone has ever heard of taking live bait and dipping it in Jalapeño Cheese Sauce. 0000227394 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. 15-21” dozens caught. 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 0000043023 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. 0000170095 00000 n 0000016984 00000 n Lower Little Swatara Creek along Route 895 from east of Rock to Pine Grove. Camped at Pincho years ago for travel … You make  good point about the bait, Im probably just as well of using jerks and spinners. 0000160261 00000 n 0000083481 00000 n 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. 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. 0000010517 00000 n You will know when you hit what we call "musky alley" they reaching close to 50" there. i was trolling two 8" Cranks, one spoon on a dipsy dive and one 5" perch colored storm lure. 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.. This weekend I'm making a haul up to raystown lake, maybe try some trolling and/or bank fishing. Its headwaters are in the Appalachian Mountains near Minersville Borough in Schuylkill County. IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Meeting Minutes, Club Chit-Chat, and Fishing Reports will be listed if you are a member of Chapter 50. 0000157715 00000 n "Swatara" is an Indian word meaning "Where we feed on eels." We usually start at Hummel Park in Hummelstown, right across the creek from Hoss's. 0000011049 00000 n 0000003658 00000 n 0000131780 00000 n 0000161041 00000 n Posted on: 2008/8/15 8:41. I recomend starting at boat house park in hershey and workin your way down. H��WMo����W�) ���$y 0000015049 00000 n 0000013404 00000 n This is a favorite paddling trip and can be extended for a full day or shortened for just a few hours on the water. Thanks for the input bud! My neighbor used to go to the neighborhood boat launch and fish every nite. 0000013171 00000 n 0000170389 00000 n 14: Numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water. 0000014525 00000 n Include your name and your Chapter 50 membership number. 2�N��83�0��h����H����)�!��W���X�V� 6@R�⫪W�U��'��JH1ye"�&�Lhi�d>��v"��N�_�����owR. 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. It is def. It rises in the Appalachian Mountains in central Schuylkill County and passes through northwest Lebanon Valley before draining into the Susquehanna at Middletown. … Ken Ward is on Facebook. It's primarily a smallmouth bass river - probably a "numbers" creek rather than a big fish fishery. 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. The Swatara Creek flows downward, through the mountains and through Lebanon County and the southern portion of Dauphin County. 0000016141 00000 n 0000104179 00000 n 0000082792 00000 n 0000011645 00000 n Wish I had a history down that way. 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. 0000208674 00000 n I guess they are going to change the name now to Swatara River!. 0000008909 00000 n RE: Swatara Creek … or     0000126393 00000 n From 1917 to 1941, Milton Hershey, who used it for a boys' home, owned the mansion. 0000013218 00000 n 0000131605 00000 n From Annville, Pa. Posts: 39. Alternatively, you may email us at muskiesincpennjersey @ gmail . >:(    It was still a thrilling experience! 0000017334 00000 n 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. 0000004968 00000 n Join Facebook to connect with Ken Ward and others you may know. 0000165248 00000 n 10: A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Route 39 bridge flood. You will know when you hit what we call "musky alley" they reaching close to 50" there. 0000096608 00000 n 0000042301 00000 n 0000167373 00000 n The creek rises on Blue Mountain in Berks County north of Strausstown and flows west-southwest. 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. Datum of gage is 278.56 ft above North American … 0 Today, the structure is a bed and breakfast inn. 0000090487 00000 n 0000072735 00000 n Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. For your safety and the health of the fish. 0000163735 00000 n We use a small 12ft v bottom jon boat works great. There are also sunfish, catfish and tiger muskies. 0000159484 00000 n 0000013311 00000 n 0000176250 00000 n 16 in. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. 0000058342 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. The water there is deep and slow and there is lots of trees down which would make for good … 0000017030 00000 n 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. 0000144434 00000 n 0000157170 00000 n 0000013944 00000 n GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, … 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. trailer 0000000016 00000 n 0000164367 00000 n , Can't stress enough the importance of having the proper gear. startxref 0000006573 00000 n Joined: 2007/3/28 11:30. �|2��l�1��pLHd�8�ɨ���L:l���'�-�ٙq��? 0000129876 00000 n 0000130688 00000 n 0000255202 00000 n I'm hoping the record floods didnt mess with those fish. 0000064958 00000 n 0000011841 00000 n 0000013451 00000 n DRAINAGE AREA.--483 square miles. 0000007709 00000 n Just wondering, anyone ever try and target muskie on the fly in the section of the swatara creek behind hersheypark? Swatara Creek Inn. 2 treble hooks ad separate depths with molded ivory soap and 1oz sinker fishing the bottom . over 100 fish (mostly fall fish) caught between three people in a 5-hour kayak trip in a small Creek. 0000161454 00000 n 0000165965 00000 n 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. 128 0 obj <> endobj 0000132010 00000 n Any advice for fishing the Swatera, susquehanna or juniata rivers would be greatly appriciated. We use a small 12ft v bottom jon boat works great. 0000131109 00000 n 0000126170 00000 n 0000012430 00000 n 71 likes. one of the best hybrid fishies in the central pa area. 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. Most of these species occur in the lower portion of the creek near Middletown. 0000128764 00000 n 0000104592 00000 n 0000197211 00000 n 0000017507 00000 n 0000132127 00000 n This is a good creek to wade from hanover bridge to Fiddler elbow rd. #3. The hit came on the edge of a weed bed in about 12-20' of water. 0000227432 00000 n 0000016012 00000 n %%EOF Get the proper gear, THEN go fishing!Barry, Hey Fellow angler i fish the swatty on a regular basis. 0000042367 00000 n <<3D2FA38A908E944EB1F17C7C3A4FDE30>]>> 0000128499 00000 n Aim for flooded timber and over hanging roots seems to be where they hold the most. Swatara Creek supports a diverse coolwater/ warmwater fishery that includes smallmouth bass, tiger muskies, channel catfish, sunfish, and suckers. I have never fished the Swatara but have heard good things about it. 0000091329 00000 n 0000013265 00000 n General weather patterns—more specifically, water temperatures—tell Hulbert where fish might be holding. 0000009394 00000 n 0000016077 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. 0000132334 00000 n 0000013357 00000 n !�`��{����-��C�C�!s�*'+�#"X8�qH�bl`�f��4q w��������(��+0L�H`r�eOg�a��P(p9���Ҁ=1U1p�&*`�FDf=w(���4@� �.�3 Swatara Creek Eagles. Oct 08, 2018 - Swatara Creek. Had to have been either a muskie or a striper. 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. 0000007549 00000 n Crazy! But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap. 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