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#1226283 - 03/09/09 07:11 PM New regs for Little River smallies
Kimberman
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I was looking in the new fishing regs and saw that the Little River from the Rockford Dam upstream to the Smoky Mountain line have a 13-17" protected slot. 5 bass can be kept with only 1 smallmouth over 17". I have been fishing that river for 16 years, and loved seeing the new regs. My 2 biggest river smallies have come out of that river, but an 18"+ fish was very rare in those waters...maybe this will change that a bit. Now only time will tell if TWRA actually puts guys on the river to enforce the new rules.
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#1226289 - 03/09/09 07:14 PM Re: New regs for Little River smallies [Re: Kimberman]
gil1
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Registered: 04/06/07
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Man, I hope you're right. I was up ther for a conference last spring and accidentally caught it when they were spawning. The buffalo carp were going nutz everywhere flopping around. Anyway, I had some excellent luck with the smallies, and I had never fished it before. What a blast that stream is.
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#1232458 - 03/12/09 02:04 PM Re: New regs for Little River smallies [Re: gil1]
cbcs1987
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Registered: 02/27/08
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I hope so. I haven't seen any quality smallies in the river myself. In the whole stretch of the river I've never caught one bigger than my hand.....
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#1232761 - 03/12/09 04:30 PM Re: New regs for Little River smallies [Re: cbcs1987]
Nhill
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Registered: 09/30/01
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That is great, I have caught a several in the 2-3 pound range, maybe I catch them more often now.
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