Nippersink Creek?

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Nippersink Creek?

Postby JasonN » Apr Thu 13, 2017 4:14 pm

Has anyone ever paddled/fished Nippersink Creek in McHenry? Over the last year i've hiked a few times at Glacial Park (which is an awesome place) and Nippersink Creek looks like a beautiful place to paddle. Read on the McHenry website that the trip between Pioneer Rd Landing and Keystone Landing is popular.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby joetrain » Apr Thu 13, 2017 4:28 pm

Sully99 has been on it. He lives up that way.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby Rambler » Apr Thu 13, 2017 5:04 pm

I've shore fished it a couple times in Glacial Park (you're right - awesome). Can't say I killed it but I caught a few. And the ambiance of the area is outstanding.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby sully99 » Apr Thu 13, 2017 8:13 pm

It's a great paddle. Keystone to Pioneer is much better since they restored it. Pioneer to Spring Grove is nice too, sometimes you have to navigate around cows when you're passing through Gardner's farm. Let me know if you ever want to float it.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby Skifish1 » Apr Thu 13, 2017 9:42 pm

Did it a couple times, loved it, haven't been back in a few years mainly since they were continuing to restore another long section and I thought that may disturb the fishing. Perhaps they are done. Multiple species, anything that is in the Fox chain is in the creek. No dams so fish can run it. Raises fast with rain and comes down fast thus it makes it more accessible when other waterways are high. If its too low you will hit bottom in areas.

You get the itch Jason we could probably work out a shuttle.

Another reason I haven't been back is from my house I hate the drive. Too many lights to get there for me.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby Rambler » Apr Fri 14, 2017 7:04 am

If you guys organize a Nipp trip please let me know.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby ohoffm » Apr Fri 14, 2017 9:26 am

I have never fished it but have heard of some quality fish coming out of there.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby sully99 » Apr Sun 16, 2017 7:41 pm

I would defiantly be in on shuttle.
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby Aux Pleins » Apr Sun 16, 2017 7:51 pm

Followed by a 10hr kish shuttle the next weekend, in....
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Re: Nippersink Creek?

Postby JasonN » Apr Sun 16, 2017 9:38 pm

I'm in for sure.
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