View Full Version : Tennessee "Tarpon"
04-10-2008, 11:38 PM
First time for me! Got this one and several more in just a little while...lots of fun...
Caught some bonus fish as well...
04-11-2008, 09:07 AM
River herring, right? Pretty good size I think. What did you get 'em on, and where was this?
04-11-2008, 10:21 AM
Steve, they are skipjack herring (also called river herring). I was fishing the Tennessee River in Chattanooga when I caught these. The flies that were working were just #4-#8 white-colored flies, just about anything... They were generally taking when I kept the flies close to the surface so the best method for me yesterday was swinging them downstream...
04-11-2008, 05:18 PM
Nice! I think we have some that run up the French Broad near 66 bridge area...have to check it out...
04-12-2008, 02:37 AM
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