Re: Moccasin Creek
[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ georgia-outdoors.com message board ] [ FAQ ]
Posted by Greg on September 15, 1997 at 20:15:20:
In Reply to: Re: Moccasin Creek posted by JB YUILLE on September 11, 1997 at 18:08:33:
I also take my 6 year old son to Nimbelwell. His first trout was a 12 incher from the creek. We
always catch fish. Nice wild rainbows in addition
to the stockers. Haven't been to Moccasin but want to go. Later.
> 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
Post a Followup