A fine central Wisconsin float, with some small sandstone cliff banks and ledgy sandstone bottom. The main attraction is a 5 or 6 foot ledge called Polly Falls. Some years back, at high water, a drowning occurred here (primarily due to some basic mistakes in judgment, equipment and techniques) so use good judgment as levels increase!
When this is runnable, groups often look at a double or triple, combining it with runs on Morrison Creek and/or Halls (Stockwell) Creek.
The following YouTube video (from 'MnktoDave') offers a great tour of Robinson Creek, nearby Hall's Creek (from about 1:08), and (from 2:46 til the end of the video) surfing the "Campground Wave" on the Black River at Hatfield: https://youtu.be/LFf1pr8qu4g
(Based on personal measurement via online planimeter and topomaps.)
Visual inspection. Generally runs in spring or early summer (on heavy local rains).
Permits are not required for this reach.
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John runs "Polly Falls"
Dave runs "Polly Falls"
Vit runs "Polly Falls"
Jeff Polzin runs "Polly Falls"
Relaxing at "Polly Falls"
Jeff Polzin runs 2nd ledge (1st "Surprise")
Dave on "Surprise" #1
Vit runs "Surprise" #1
John runs "Surprise" #1
John runs "Surprise" #2
Vit runs "Surprise" #2
April 09 Ruben
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