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    Default brook trout

    Brooky? Brookie? Brookey? I have no idea. Opinions....
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    Brook or Brooks for plural. Char, specs, natives, square tail are all acceptable. Anything but brookie.
    Wild troutin, blue linin, fly flingin, camo wearin, redneckin elitist.

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    But if you MUST have a diminutive ending, I'd vote for -ie over -y or -ey any time.
    Fly fishing - it's cheaper than a bass boat!

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    i vote for "ie"
    A man fishing for minnows, no matter how beautiful the minnow, is not after fish.
    A man called Boomer

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    specs

    brookies

    sq tales

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    Fontinalis?

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    Quote Originally Posted by elkhaircaddis View Post
    Fontinalis?
    This ^^^

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    Quote Originally Posted by elkhaircaddis View Post
    Fontinalis?
    I like that. Derived from the Latin word for "of a spring or fountain". Mitchill named it well.
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    Just recently visited my 89 year old uncle in Sevierville who grew up fishing in the Park waters....he still asks if I caught any Specs....nuff said!

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