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Drove out to Cosby Creek this morning to put my new outfit to good use and see what I could learn. Only fished a small stretch of stream, but did manage to catch 8 small brookies. One came all the way out of the water on the strike, thought that was pretty cool. Caught them all on a #14 Yellow EH Caddis..... at least I think that's what it's called. :smile:
Caught 4 from this pool, the rock made for a good hide.
Saw quite a few of these little fellars crawling around.
05-30-2010, 07:02 PM
The meal of choice doesn't get much clearer than that!
05-30-2010, 08:47 PM
Cool pics knik I caught one in a trib of Cosby Creek on Saturday using my son's spider man rod (don't ask) and a BHPT. Got caught in a big rainstorm shortly after.
05-31-2010, 08:35 AM
Knik, nice pics and congrats on the new setup.
Crockett, you can not mention a BHPT and a Spiderman rod and not expect to explain.
05-31-2010, 09:47 AM
well i was going to post a report but you beat me to it. i caught 6 and lost a couple in about 2 hours fishing with and carrying a 3 year old. elijah found a big black stone fly dead on a rock in rock creek then gave up on me for dvd player. i didn't want to fish far from the car so i could check on the wife and kids. fished the big hole and the main channel after some tubers left. only luck i had was on nymphs.
05-31-2010, 11:02 AM
Cosby is my favorite one in the Park. The stream and its banks really seem to hold you as you go above the campground, even some roadside portions seem a million miles away. Saw as many bears as I had trips there as well.
Glad you got into some brookies.
Have a Good 'Urn,
05-31-2010, 04:11 PM
Jason I tied about 4 foot of tippet to the end of my sons 4 foot spider man rod and hung a bhpt off the end. We took it with us on the way to hike on saturday and i was intending for him to fish but he was too busy looking for salamanders with Amanda so I fished with it from behind some rocks where a big footbridge crosses the creek on the trail. I caught one nice one and had 3 or 4 on but they bounced off. Not much leverage on a spider man pole I found out. It was a bit embarrasing as at one time I turned around and had all kinds of hikers stopped on that bridge watching me down in the creek with my spider man pole hiding behind a rock. Pretty sad but it was still fun :)
Just a side note......I went to Greenbriar after Cosby and boy was that a mistake. Saw no less than 10 other fisherman and the park was packed! Fished a small stretch with no action, then I found the boot prints. But the lessons learned were worth the visit.......I think.;)
05-31-2010, 11:37 PM
great shots knik! cosby is a great area and i try not to tell many folk about it....even being somewhat close to i40, cosby somehow doesnt receive much pressure. as for greenbriar, it's a fantastic stretch...at times. just about anywhere in the park during summer wknds can be like grand central station. with a hatch of tubers that don't let up till winter. time to hit trails and find some specs.
06-01-2010, 06:34 AM
Nice looking brooks.
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