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purple squirrel 05-16-2010 01:41 PM

My 1st GSM trip
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..
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:

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.


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

gmreeves 05-18-2010 08:55 AM

They sure are pretty fish. I like their tails also.

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