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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #30 on: August 10, 2016, 08:05:04 PM »
There is a public acess at LACEYVILLE,,Unless they closed it.I haven't been there in 2 years.
Not a lot of room,by the bridge.
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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #31 on: August 15, 2016, 08:05:40 AM »
YOU BETTER GET YOURSELF AT 99.9% QUICK. >:(LOL!!!!!

OK- I'm about 99% now.............................................how's everybody else looking?

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #32 on: August 15, 2016, 10:49:13 AM »
Cowdawg,Spider,HD and myself were gunna do a 6 hr.float this past saturday.rive level in Tunkhannock was expected to rise lots.
So we canceled.

If river level is good for the 27th.im in 100%.
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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #33 on: August 15, 2016, 12:36:03 PM »
Ok- sounds good.  8)

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #34 on: August 16, 2016, 08:46:29 PM »
We have to deal with whatever the river gives us.  My 2 concerns are the water clarity, muddy water means a tougher bite especially with artificials, and flooded shorelines on the camping islands.  If the water comes up to the brush line we could be camping in knee deep weeds.

Does anyone have any preferences as to where to launch, camp and take out ?


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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #35 on: August 17, 2016, 07:18:53 PM »
Meshoppen to Tunkhannock makes a nice overnighter provided you get started by 8 or 9 am. There are 2 nice spots to camp one directly across from thr P&G pump house  and another on the island about .5 miles beyond that. Chez had a good idea that hasn't  been aired for a Laceyville start with an over night at a camp at Myo Beach. You could drop off your tents bags and provisions then go up to Laceyville and float down to your gear. I'm undecided whether I will be going. If I do I will be taking my small boat with my son as a crew member.
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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #36 on: August 18, 2016, 07:29:55 AM »
Would be nice to have you and your son along,FM!!!! :)
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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #37 on: August 18, 2016, 07:42:11 AM »
HD- I don't know the river, but my preference would be to camp on one of the islands in the middle of the river(preferably away from "civilization"). I like to try to "get away from it all" as much as possible when I do these trips.

I think I will either take my johnboat or canoe, that way I will have plenty of room for gear(mine and anybody else who can't fit all their gear in their boat/yak.)

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #38 on: August 18, 2016, 11:40:48 AM »
RutNut, same here,  our route last year wasn't so bad but a little more remote would be fine with me

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #39 on: August 19, 2016, 05:24:28 PM »
What is the water like above the Tunkhannock Park launch ?

Anyone else have suggestions for launching and put out points  ?

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #40 on: August 19, 2016, 09:09:32 PM »
"Chez had a good idea that hasn't  been aired for a Laceyville start with an over night at a camp at Myo Beach. You could drop off your tents bags and provisions then go up to Laceyville and float down to your gear."

FM got me thinking  ;)  we could plant a vehicle at that spot, have it loaded with everyone's camping gear and extras, the next day pack it up and lock it up and move along.  Pick up the vehicle on the way back.

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #41 on: August 19, 2016, 09:15:34 PM »
What is the water like above the Tunkhannock Park launch ?

Anyone else have suggestions for launching and put out points  ?


IMO the river from Towanda to Harding is all the same pattern: islands followed by runs and deep holes, rinse and repeat. Every stretch has a little something to give it its own personality but the basics are consistant. Its all good!
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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #42 on: August 19, 2016, 09:32:22 PM »
Fm   is 100% correct.
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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #43 on: August 19, 2016, 09:58:14 PM »
Still pondering over this trip guys.. 

My problem is I have to work night shift Friday and don't get done till Saturday morning. A possibility for me would be a Saturday afternoon hookup somewhere along the route..

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Re: OVER NITE FLOAT
« Reply #44 on: August 20, 2016, 01:02:06 PM »
I'm not against floating from Meshoppen to Tunkhannock, this would include the Vosburg Neck a beautiful stretch.   We could possibly add a Friday afternoon launch from Laceyville for anyone that wants to get an early start.  Then meet up with the Saturday crew around Meshoppen.

Once we determine the route we can figure out all the logistics, cowdawg there should be some way for you to meet up with us and join in during the day on Saturday. 

This crew needs to get together and figure out the details sometime next week.  I will be out of contact until late Sunday,  talk to you guys then.