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Forum: Ask the Experts 08-31-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,132
Posted By flyg
I'm not sure how it works in TVA...

I'm not sure how it works in TVA waterways--whether the TVA has sole authority or whether you need to get permits from both them and the COE. I would recommend at least looking into using a natural...
Forum: General Information 08-19-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By flyg
Water in the Toccoa flows into the Mississippi....

Water in the Toccoa flows into the Mississippi. The TN river watershed (part of the MS watershed) dips into GA in a couple places along the northern border. These little dips add a lot of species...
Forum: General Information 07-11-17, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By flyg
I've never snorkeled the Conny, but I have done a...

I've never snorkeled the Conny, but I have done a fair bit of snorkeling in cold streams in N. GA and TN. I once had a job that included stream snorkeling and I enjoy doing it for fun also. For work...
Forum: Ask the Experts 05-25-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By flyg
I've caught a few, no expert. It is certainly...

I've caught a few, no expert. It is certainly true they are super spooky. I think they're adapted to constantly look above the water both to avoid predators and because they eat things that fall out...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 05-24-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By flyg
OP, you can PM me for a little info about...

OP, you can PM me for a little info about Charleston. There're not a lot of wading areas, but there are a few.

For the Edisto area: Botany Bay is great--unfortunately the beach access is still...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 05-02-17, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By flyg
It looks like fish eggs. Drift feeding trout are...

It looks like fish eggs. Drift feeding trout are adapted to be good at identifying and eating things that look like fish eggs. Trout are visual predators and generally see everything they eat...
Forum: Swap Shop 03-28-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By flyg
Don't suppose this is down in Chucktown? G

Don't suppose this is down in Chucktown?

G
Forum: Ask the Experts 03-09-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,619
Posted By flyg
I have used bare hands, hand lines, gigs, dip...

I have used bare hands, hand lines, gigs, dip nets, cast nets, seine nets, drop nets, trawl nets, block nets, trammel nets, gill nets, funnel traps, trot lines, jug lines, fly rods, spinning rods,...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 03-09-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By flyg
It is a white sucker, Catastomus commersoni, for...

It is a white sucker, Catastomus commersoni, for certain. It has been introduced to the Hooch drainage and there have been quite a few of them reported on the board here. The "redhorse" species...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 03-07-17, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By flyg
In that case, let's refer to it as a "slippery...

In that case, let's refer to it as a "slippery dick". That's a cool, or at least interesting, fish name.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slippery_dick

G
Forum: Chattahoochee River 03-07-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By flyg
Very cool. It's actually a white sucker, good fun...

Very cool. It's actually a white sucker, good fun to catch.

G
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 02-20-17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,301
Posted By flyg
I'm surprised how many people didn't know this. ...

I'm surprised how many people didn't know this.

For fly fishing it's: striper, carp, and black bass (any species).

G
Forum: Salt Water Reports 02-12-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By flyg
Yeah, it's good to be careful. Up close they're...

Yeah, it's good to be careful. Up close they're pretty different. These were all whites (Ameiurus catus). What they actually look like are giant bullheads (which is what they are). Even when they...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 02-12-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By flyg
Mud LIfe

White catfish live in fresh water and also in brackish water in coastal systems. They're bullheads and look to me like a cross between a giant brown bullhead and a small channel cat. I'd never tried...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 02-09-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,605
Posted By flyg
This is a great report. Love the bike. G

This is a great report. Love the bike.

G
Forum: General Information 01-24-17, 10:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,961
Posted By flyg
These are my opinions, and I am not an expert on...

These are my opinions, and I am not an expert on lead.

I've seen this topic pop up on several fishing message boards, followed by wailing and gnashing of teeth about "laws" and sweeping "bans" and...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 01-04-17, 11:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,643
Posted By flyg
Well I've gone and contributed to getting this...

Well I've gone and contributed to getting this thread off topic. I think I've read most of those different threads you reference and posted on some of them. I was mainly trying to respond in kind to...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 01-04-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,643
Posted By flyg
Internet shaming based on the poorly-supported...

Internet shaming based on the poorly-supported notions of a small fraction of the fishing community is not the same as promoting "better release practices". Nor is receiving contrary opinions the...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 01-02-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,788
Posted By flyg
Tacking another quick trip onto here. Today was...

Tacking another quick trip onto here. Today was warm and I was comfortable wet-wading a late afternoon tide. Hit a couple of easy spots and found some small trout, small reds plus one big red, and a...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 12-29-16, 10:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,643
Posted By flyg
Largemouth bass have never been excluded from...

Largemouth bass have never been excluded from that section of river. They've always been there, so there's no reason to theorize about how they got there. They don't specialize in cold riverine...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 12-12-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,788
Posted By flyg
Quick Green Line Report

I haven't posted a report in forever. This is nothing fancy, just some run of the mill winter fishing from the Low Country. This fall and winter, through luck and learned lessons, I've had a run of...
Forum: General Information 12-12-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,669
Posted By flyg
This is very sad news. Bern added a lot to this...

This is very sad news. Bern added a lot to this board and I'll miss him. RIP Remoh.

G
Forum: Salt Water Reports 11-22-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,390
Posted By flyg
I don't know that exact area, but can provide a...

I don't know that exact area, but can provide a few general thoughts that probably apply there. Over Thanksgiving and the weekend there will be a set of late morning to early afternoon low tides that...
Forum: Ask the Experts 11-08-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By flyg
If you're going to use a bunch of split shot you...

If you're going to use a bunch of split shot you might as well be gigging or bow fishing.

G (not trolling)
Forum: Salt Water Reports 11-08-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,098
Posted By flyg
Well, did you bring enough for everyone? I think...

Well, did you bring enough for everyone? I think we'd all like some big redfish schooling like stripers. Nice fish.

G
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