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09-28-2010, 07:55 PM
anyone planning on fishing the clinch tommorrow 9-29... i will be going over in the morning and be wading above the church looks like will be fishable till about 4pm eastern time
Would love to, but there is that little thing called work......:mad:.......
Hope ya have a good time, let us know how it turns out. :smile:
09-28-2010, 09:40 PM
knilk the beauty of a day off in the middle of the week sometimes the grocery business has it's good points lol lol
09-29-2010, 07:39 AM
I am heading out for a few hours this morning...if; I can keep my cellphone from diverting me:biggrin:.
If you see a brand new Minn Kota Trolling Motor Prop in the shallows; give me a shout - I guess my lock nut was not secured enough and lost it Monday...
09-29-2010, 05:35 PM
sorry shaun was already headed over there before you sent the email or i would have kept my eyes open for you...did you have any luck today....
dan this was one of the worst days i ever had on the clinch.... only 3 fish with another 1/2 doz or so good hits...fished the same flys as last week when i caught fish all day.... a whole new world today.... i even broke down and used a midge that a nice guy gave that he was doing fair on .....but it was a nice day to be out ....i was way up fishing from the top of the second island back down ......
09-29-2010, 07:36 PM
Did you notice how calm the water today was? I had to keep my flies in the film for effectiveness;) Here is an underwater shot I took this morning. It looks like it is upside down due to the refraction of the calm surface.
09-30-2010, 05:16 PM
shaun .. i was using small streamers and soft hackles most of the day except when i tried the midge so i was in the film lol lol
09-30-2010, 08:07 PM
I was fishing emergers and griffith's gnats to a rise. The flow was too slow for nymph fishing at my location:biggrin:....
Earlier in the week; I was fishing a few new streamers during the heavy winds and this fly worked surprisingly well:
The Polar Shrimp:
10-03-2010, 09:24 AM
Thanks for the posts madisonboats & fishingman62. I was wondering how the Clinch was fishing. A friend and wife are up from Texas Mon & Tues. and we plan to either float from PO to the 61 bridge or wade fish. Weekday turbine action appears to be steady on from 9:00 a.m., so early wade fishing or floating lower section appears to be options. And just curious, what matter of creature does a Polar shrimp immitate???:smile:
10-03-2010, 06:24 PM
...And just curious, what matter of creature does a Polar shrimp immitate???:smile: Just a basic stimulator/attractor...Kind of relates to what does a orange rooster tail simulate?:smile:
10-03-2010, 10:58 PM
Just a basic stimulator/attractor...Kind of relates to what does a orange rooster tail simulate?:smile:
It is a steelhead fly, but it doesn't surprise me that regular trout will hit it. Just pisses them off I reckon.
10-04-2010, 09:29 AM
Actually; I tie this version from [Peter Gathercole's - The Fly-Tying Bible]. A good variation is Fl. Yellow Body, Olive Tail, and green hackle. I put a Gold Bead on some....
*My hook size is 10-12.
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