Re: Moccasin Creek


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Posted by JB YUILLE on September 11, 1997 at 18:08:33:

In Reply to: Moccasin Creek posted by Mark Cheskey on September 11, 1997 at 14:21:15:

TWO WEEKS AGO I TOOK MY WIFE AND 2.5 YR OLD SON TO NIMBERWILL CREEK. NOT ONLY DID WE CATCH A FEW FISH (#16 MARCH BROWN DRY)
BUT HE HAD A BLAST PLAYING IN THE WATER AND THROWING ROCKS.
ALTHOUGH HOUSTON ONLY STOOD BETWEEN MY LEGS WITH HIS HAND ON THE ROD...I CONSIDER HIM FISHING. I DON'T KNOW WHO HAD MORE FUN ; SON OR FATHER.
THE WATER IS WARM ENOUGH TO ENJOY IT BUT STILL COOL ENOUGH TO HOLD A FEW FISH.
YOUR TIME WILL CERTAINLY BE WELL SPENT.
BY THE WAY, MY WIFE ENJOYED HER LAWN CHAIR IN THE SHADE AND HER BOOK.

> >Folks!
> >
> >I'll be in the Lake Burton are this weekend and am considering taking my
> >4.5 year old daughter, Casey, to Moccasin Creek for her first trout
> >exposure. She's fairly coordinated and could probably do it, and at
> >least stay focussed for an hour or so. I've never been there and I'm
> >concerned I'll actually need to get real involved in the actual
> >mechanics and get a fish on for her to then reel in. How much latitude
> >the fathers get in the tutorial process?? Or worse yet, with the low
> >water late summer conditions or general lack of fish, would strikes be
> >hard to come by and it would be a bummer of an experience for her. Any
> >insights ??
> >
> >Mark




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