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Old 09-12-2012, 07:59 PM
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Default Saw a COOL thing yesterday on the Clinch

My wife and I floated the Clinch yesterday. We saw a mature bald eagle about a mile below Peach Orchard. He flew to a tree and sat there as we approached over about ten minutes. About the time we got close to him he flew but not because we spooked him but because an osprey was coming down the river with a fish in it's talons! the eagle kept dogging the osprey in what looked like a fighter jet on the tail of another jet cutting circles, swooping, and circling for a good 3-5 minutes, until the osprey dropped the fish! The eagle banked hard left and down and caught the fish mid air and flew off to a dead tree. The osprey flew off surely thinking "what the H*$# just happened?"!

Best thing I have seen on a river in years!


I am a great admirer of spectator sports, especially on television; it keeps the riffraff off the trout streams
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