• Welcome to Pretentious Snobby Bastard Fly Fishing!. Please login or sign up.
+-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats

Members
Total Members: 2321
Latest: Slingflys
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 147680
Total Topics: 14289
Most Online Today: 656
Most Online Ever: 8245
(January 14, 2020, 00:59:16 AM)
Users Online
Members: 15
Guests: 630
Total: 645

TN Sampling

Started by TheYiman, September 30, 2012, 14:34:46 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

TheYiman

A couple days ago, I had an afternoon that was perfect for fishing - no responsibilities, cooler temps, mostly cloudy skies.  I decided to hit my favorite stream and stay till dark.  "Watch out for those water moccasins," the landowner tells me as I walk out to the stream.  We have a brief chat about the snakes that inhabit the area and I string up.  The water is a good flow and clear.  Nice.  As other parts of the country did, here in mid-TN we had a dry summer with really low water levels in many of the places I fish.  It is great to see some water back in here.

I spent most of the afternoon and evening slowly working one big pool.  I have fished this pool before but usually quickly.  This day, I decided to linger and really work this spot.  There are plenty of fish all over this hole.  I ended up catching a good sampling if TN stream fish.  This stream is primarily a Smallmouth fishery, but the brown fish kept alluding me.  I had a decent one spit the hook mid-air, but I was mostly catching panfish.  I did pull a nice Largemouth out of some fast water, probably the best small stream LMB I have caught.  Right at dark, I landed the fish I was chasing all day.  A nice 13 - 14" Smallmouth came to hand.  Most of the fish today were caught on a yellow blockhead popper.











Till next time, cheers.

JR


Big J

Very nice variety there.  That smallie was a nice way to round it off.
"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." Hemingway

tomato can


+-Recent Topics

Corona Virus by Woolly Bugger
March 28, 2020, 21:19:29 PM

Trees and other things that might excite Mudwall by Onslow
March 28, 2020, 16:28:43 PM

Smith-Continued by Yallerhammer
March 28, 2020, 08:36:39 AM

Brookin' Again Today by Yallerhammer
March 28, 2020, 08:34:35 AM

Video of the day... by Woolly Bugger
March 27, 2020, 08:17:36 AM

Don’t panic by Woolly Bugger
March 26, 2020, 20:24:59 PM

Give it a listen... by RiverbumCO
March 26, 2020, 17:45:13 PM

Hey Guys by Dee-Vo
March 26, 2020, 07:39:39 AM

For the love of guns by Phil
March 26, 2020, 06:51:53 AM

Bird call ID by itieuglyflies
March 25, 2020, 15:35:36 PM

Powered by EzPortal