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purple squirrel
05-16-2010, 01:41 PM
I got into Townsend a little later than I had planned on and didn't get to fish Friday and Saturday I woke up a little quezzy :redface: and didn't fish long before heading to Troutfest then back home. I did manage to catch my first GSM Little River fish..
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/GSM%202010/DSC00364.jpg
a creek warrior :confused: as Jim Casada was nice enough to point out for my at Troutfest.
I look forward to a better trip next time and will be sure to pack some Pepto:rolleyes:
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/GSM%202010/DSC00369.jpg

gmreeves
05-16-2010, 01:44 PM
Don't forget the essentials Earl! ;)

It sure is a pretty place isn't it and I beleive that is what they call a war paint shiner, maybe the hills people call it the creek warrior.

Scott Spencer
05-16-2010, 02:10 PM
It was good to see you yesterday, Earl, if only for a short while. Kim and I left for home just after lunch but enjoyed our time there at Troutfest. The Cherokee fishing and trip was a blast and we can't wait to get back up there!

rivergal
05-16-2010, 02:15 PM
Those war paint shiners are real aggressive for their size.

jeffnles1
05-16-2010, 02:20 PM
If those war paints grew bigger, it's all I'd fish for.

Jeff

Jim Casada
05-17-2010, 07:38 PM
gmreeves--Yep, same fish, and the name you use is the one you will find in books. The vivid red stripe obviously explains both names.
Jim Casada
www.jimcasadaoutdoors.com (http://www.jimcasadaoutdoors.com)

gmreeves
05-18-2010, 08:55 AM
They sure are pretty fish. I like their tails also.