Middle Island Creek


Middle Island Creek flows for over seventy miles from West Union City Park to the Ohio River at St. Mary's.  There are 7 public access points to the creek that allow for a wide range of trip options.  This creek is known as a great float fishing waterway that has a healthy Musky population.  One unique feature of this creek is four mile section called the "Jug". Due to the oxbow in the river, there is the opportunity to park at the put in, paddle the three mile section and take out at the same location.  


Middle Island Creek is located in north western West Virginia, flowing from West Union to the Ohio River.  Multiple boat ramps/access points along the creek include:  West Union City Park 39.290140, -80.771204 , Jct. 18/74  39.378469, -80.868737, Josephs Mills  39.404253, -80.853180, Blue 39.444770, -80.823585, The Jug. 39.479556, -80.879914,  Buffalo Run.  39.472231, -81.018086, St. Mary's (Ohio River)  39.393860, -81.206637   (Google Maps directions below are to the "Jug") 


Canoeing, Fishing


Book:  "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to West Virginia"

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