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#1093716 - 12/20/08 10:22 AM Old Hickory Hybrids
Fordman
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Hit old Hickory this week in search of a trash fishing fix (skip Jack). They were not pulling water so the the skippies were few and far between. I switched to some striper patterns I wanted to test out and managed to boat 11 of these between 2 and 4 pounds.

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#1093833 - 12/20/08 12:26 PM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: Fordman]
gil1
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All I see is a red X. Glad the hybrids are there and willing.
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#1093993 - 12/20/08 04:26 PM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: gil1]
gil1
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A buddy went tooday and caught a bunch of big skipjack, 5 hybrids, and a 13 lb. striper.
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#1094194 - 12/20/08 07:53 PM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: gil1]
ol 'rube
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how deep what on so on
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#1094725 - 12/21/08 10:07 AM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: ol 'rube]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: ol 'rube
how deep what on so on


I wasn't there so I can't say, but what the thread doesn't mention is that these folks are fly fishing. They (we) use sinking fly lines.

For skipjack, usually stripping back very quickly and using a small Couser Minnow yields good numbers of TN tarpon. You pick up a few hybrids and stripers this way too. Sauger, largemouth, smallies, yellow bass, bluegill can be incidentally caught this way too.

I've found that much bigger streamers (Dahlberg Divers, 1/2 and 1/2s, etc.) stripped slower and closer to the bottom catch the bigger stripers and hybrids.
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#1096721 - 12/22/08 03:14 PM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: gil1]
Headhunter
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Bummer you have to cheat and use flyrods (just kidding).
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#1113837 - 01/05/09 12:59 PM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: Fordman]
B.D.
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Troy! Fix your picture! We want to see the fish!

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#1114278 - 01/05/09 04:30 PM Re: Old Hickory Hybrids [Re: B.D.]
ol 'rube
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thanks more than likely the steam plant then
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