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Forum: Salt Water Reports 07-29-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,902
Posted By flyg
Nice work. I'm pretty jealous. I haven't found...

Nice work. I'm pretty jealous. I haven't found time to hit the best tailing tides this season.

G
Forum: Beyond Georgia 07-29-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By flyg
I'm replying late on this, so I realize it may be...

I'm replying late on this, so I realize it may be too late to be of much use for you. There is practically an unlimited amount of kayakable redfish habitat in all directions from Charleston. Putting...
Forum: Ask the Experts 04-11-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By flyg
I think the author combines two classic whinges:...

I think the author combines two classic whinges: social media hotspotting and fishing for spawning fish. Nothing new really. I'm unconvinced by a lot of these passionate emotional arguments around...
Forum: General Information 04-07-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By flyg
Sounds like potential for a fun instructive...

Sounds like potential for a fun instructive project. I bet you could generate some cool maps. I predict a tool for general use that requires elevation datasets as input will be pretty tough to...
Forum: Ask the Experts 08-31-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,732
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, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
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, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
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, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,023
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, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
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, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,570
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, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
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, 07:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,513
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, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,776
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, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,776
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, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,776
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,835
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
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, 06:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,471
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, 09:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,568
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, 10:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,897
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, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,897
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, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,324
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, 09:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,897
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, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,324
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...
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