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silvercreek
06-09-2011, 08:24 AM
Finally talked a good friend of mine to join me and another friend to fish during the waning cicada emergence. There were few fish still rising to cicadas, but he did find this one.
http://i589.photobucket.com/albums/ss334/silvercreek_01/Doc6-8-11close.jpg

ChemEAngler
06-09-2011, 08:27 AM
NICE!

Congrats to your friend.

rbreedi1
06-09-2011, 12:49 PM
Wow really nice! where is this from?

silvercreek
06-09-2011, 02:50 PM
Caney Fork, but it is just about over. I doubt there will be many cicadas around by the weekend. The drop off in activity between Monday and Wednesday was very noticeable.

rbreedi1
06-09-2011, 05:13 PM
Caney Fork, but it is just about over. I doubt there will be many cicadas around by the weekend. The drop off in activity between Monday and Wednesday was very noticeable.

Cool deal! congrats to your buddy!

waterwolf
06-09-2011, 10:20 PM
They certainly were fun this year, just like the past emergences. I didn't chase trout, but have had a ball the past month on the lake catching carp cruising and gobbling them up like crazy.

Cicada action is an absolute bucket list item for a fly fisherman. I have never done the trout side of it, but the carp fishing is something to behold.

Now we just have to wait around 10 years for the next one.

I wonder how many fly fisherman had no clue it was happening the past month? I bet 90% or more never even knew.

buster55
06-09-2011, 11:50 PM
http://s957.photobucket.com/albums/ae60/Nashgrille/?action=view&current=caneyforkJune72011209.jpgMy wife and I floated the Caney from the Dam to Happy Hollow. I didn't do a lot of fishing but what little I did was productive. I caught only 2 fish, a 14 inch Brook and a rainbow that was about 16-18 inches, both on cicada flies that my friend tied for me. Met several nice folks on the river. All in all a great day. Here are a couple of pics of the rainbow. One in the water and one right before I turned him/her loose. A beautiful fish.

I am p&^% poor on computers. I can't attach pictures, and I thought I edited this to say that, but apparently not. If someone can tell me how to attache pictures from photobucket, I will. Thanks.

Heavynets
06-10-2011, 06:21 AM
This site will tell you when and where the next brood is due to hatch.

http://magicicada.org/about/brood_pages/broods.php

silvercreek
06-10-2011, 08:07 AM
At the bottom of the forum topics under "Website and Message Board" Paula has a sticky at the top expaining much better than I can how to post a pic. You can preview the message before you post it to be sure your pic is there.

silvercreek
06-10-2011, 08:37 AM
There still may be an opportunity in the southeast part of the state. It seems the emergence was later there and they hang around for about 3 weeks or so after they emerge. Maybe the Hiwassee has them, but don't know for sure. It's the best opportunity to catch a big fish that otherwise would not likely be feeding on top. I made three trips and had a blast. Just wish the Caney had gotten wadeable earlier in the hatch. Link to map, just scroll down.
http://web.utk.edu/~extepp/cicada/Cicadapage.htm

buster55
06-10-2011, 06:44 PM
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction about posting photos. These aren't the best pics, but this is one of the biggest reainbows I have caught on the Caney. The first picture was taken while I was trying to wear him out. He was reluctant to come in. I'll post the second picture in a follow-up.

http://i957.photobucket.com/albums/ae60/Nashgrille/caneyforkJune72011207-1.jpg

buster55
06-10-2011, 06:49 PM
I thought I posted this but I don't see it. If it shows up twice, my apologies. I got this guy up for a quick picture. He isn't showing hiscolorful side, but he is a big boy (or girl)

http://i957.photobucket.com/albums/ae60/Nashgrille/caneyforkJune72011209.jpg

silvercreek
06-10-2011, 07:00 PM
Big boy indeed. From the color of the fins and what I can see of his sides, he looks like he has some good color. I had a terrible time posting pics, so I can relate. Congrats on the catch. Regards, Silvercreek

buster55
06-10-2011, 10:06 PM
It was a very healthy fish. I caught only one more that day, and it was my first brook on the Caney. It was probably close to 14 inches and very helthy. Here is the one picture my wife got of it in the water.

http://i957.photobucket.com/albums/ae60/Nashgrille/caneyforkJune72011206-1.jpg

waterwolf
06-10-2011, 10:30 PM
There still may be an opportunity in the southeast part of the state. It seems the emergence was later there and they hang around for about 3 weeks or so after they emerge. Maybe the Hiwassee has them, but don't know for sure. It's the best opportunity to catch a big fish that otherwise would not likely be feeding on top. I made three trips and had a blast. Just wish the Caney had gotten wadeable earlier in the hatch. Link to map, just scroll down.
http://web.utk.edu/~extepp/cicada/Cicadapage.htm (http://web.utk.edu/%7Eextepp/cicada/Cicadapage.htm)
They are basically done here, was rocking for the last month, but really took a step back last weekend. I would say by now it is long since over. They started around the 8th of May here