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FLOATING THE TIONESTA CREEK

DUCKBANNER

FLOATING CAN ONLY BE DONE IN THE SPRING TIME MOSTY UNLESS WE AVE A LOT OF RAIN.

APROX. MILEGE CHART.

SHEFFIELD CANOE LAUNCH
TO
LYNCH BRIDGE 10 MILES
TO
KELLETVILLE BRIDGE 15 MILES
TO
NEBRASKA BRIDGE 10.6 MILES

OTHER GOOD PUT-IN TAKE-OUT SPOTS ARE:
SHERIFF, TRUEMANS, PORKY, MAYBURG, ROSS RUN JUNCTION.

FOR CAMPING FLOAT TRIPS THERE ARE TWO CAMP GROUNDS ALONG THE TIONESTA BEFORE THE DAM. THE FIRST IS MINISTER CREEK IT IS AN ANF CAMPGROUND WITH 6 SITES AND HAND PUMP WATER, AND VAULT TOILETS, FIRE RINGS, AND PICNIC TABLES. THE SECOND CAMP GROUND IS A ARMY CORPS CAMP GROUND AT KELLETVILLE IT HAS 20 SITES VAULT TOILETS, WATER, DUMP STATION, LOW VOLUME FLUSH TOILETS, PICNIC TABLES, AND FIRE RINGS.

THERE IS ALSO PLENTY OF OPEN CAMPING AREAS ALONG THE TIONESTA CREEK. ON ANF PROPERTY AND COLLINS PINE PROPERTY.

THE TIONESTA CREEK IS HEAVILY STOCKED. SOME SECTIONS ARE FLOAT STOCKED WHICH HELPS DISTRIBUTE TROUT AWAY FROM HIGH PRESURE AREAS NEAR BRIDGES AND WIDE PULL OFF AREAS ON RT.666.

IF YOU GET TIRED OF THE BIG CREEK AND STOCKED TROUT, ANY NUMBER OF JUMP-ACROSS TRIBUTARIES BECKEN WITH THERE SOLITUDE. MANY OF THESE HAVE NOT ONLY NATIVE BROOK TROUT FISHING. BUT REPRODUCING BROWN AND RAINBOWS AS WELL.

YOU CAN ALSO STOP AND GET A BITE TO EAT AT LYNCH BRIDGE THERE IS THE BLUE JAY INN.
KELLETVILLE HAS COUGAR BOBS TAVERN. BOTH ARE CLOSED ON SUNDAYS.