Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 2 12>
Topic Options
#1404402 - 07/12/09 08:47 AM How to catch Rock Fish???
ghosthunter
10 Point


Registered: 11/30/04
Posts: 3585
Loc: chattanooga

content Online
This is something I've always wanted to learn how to do. I have absolutely no idea as to what to use, where, and when. I had a friend of mine go to Caney a couple weeks ago and he said that he was catching them using trout on a float and that got me excited. BTW, are these fish good to eat? I know people catch them below Chic. Dam at some point in the year, I just don't know when and how to.
_________________________
it's a long way to the top if ya wanna rock 'n' roll

Top
#1404483 - 07/12/09 09:59 AM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: ghosthunter]
Football Hunter
Non-Typical


Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 25410
Loc: Wilson Co/Perry Co

Offline
Are trout lagal as bait?I would say tail waters with shad would be a good start.
_________________________
The best day to plant a tree,IS TODAY!

You wont know,if you dont go!


Top
#1404501 - 07/12/09 10:13 AM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: Football Hunter]
rukiddin?
8 Point


Registered: 02/04/09
Posts: 1514
Loc: E. Tenn

Offline
6"-8" rainbows are like candy to stripers. Yes they are legal, if bought from a store, you just have to have the reciept of where you bought them.
_________________________
Just because you do not agree with my opinion, it does'nt make me wrong!

"I'm gone to carolina in my mind"

Top
#1404587 - 07/12/09 11:42 AM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: rukiddin?]
bowriter
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 41683
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

Offline
They are also legal if legally caught and you have no more than seven.
_________________________

Constipation has ruined many a good day. Not as many as stupidity, though.

Top
#1404935 - 07/12/09 04:35 PM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: bowriter]
7mm08
10 Point


Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 4901
Loc: In a river hopefully!

Offline
Or just use a flyrod:




_________________________
I hunt and fish not for the thrill of the kill, but for the thrill of the grill!!

Top
#1410886 - 07/16/09 06:44 PM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: 7mm08]
7mm08
10 Point


Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 4901
Loc: In a river hopefully!

Offline
This disappoints me......I thought I would at least get a comment from the "anti-flyrod" guys. All the jokes we have had to indure about catching small fish on flyrods.

Top photo 29#
middle 22#
2/0 fly

PS. Little River Outfitters in Townsend, is thinking about sponsoring a "Warm Water Symposium" soon on stripers, bass, carp, bluegill, and salt water species on the fly. 865.448.9459
_________________________
I hunt and fish not for the thrill of the kill, but for the thrill of the grill!!

Top
#1410914 - 07/16/09 07:00 PM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: 7mm08]
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13412
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
Ghost - PM rsimms and he can help you I guess.

He does this stuff for a living, whereas the rest of us do it for fun.

At times it's tough - but just ONE....it'll make ya come back time and time again!
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#1410991 - 07/16/09 08:15 PM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: rukiddin?]
shorefisherman
6 Point


Registered: 04/07/08
Posts: 608
Loc: West SSiiide Putnam Co.

Offline
 Originally Posted By: rukiddin?
6"-8" rainbows are like candy to stripers. Yes they are legal, if bought from a store, you just have to have the reciept of where you bought them.



receipt for what?.....i dont understand!
_________________________
Down in a hollor....son

Top
#1411001 - 07/16/09 08:26 PM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: shorefisherman]
Buckblaster
10 Point


Registered: 10/04/06
Posts: 3889
Loc: bradley county,TN/Lancaster,SC

Offline
Yes trout under a float.
A big cotton cordell redfin in the pattern of a rainbow trout work wonders also. The look like a huge jerkbait. 7" long or so.

Or big bucktails dressed with a curlytail grub.
_________________________

Turn your caps lock of goober, we can hear you.

Top
#1413013 - 07/18/09 11:44 AM Re: How to catch Rock Fish??? [Re: Buckblaster]
GRAMPS
14 Point


Registered: 09/12/03
Posts: 8600
Loc: Mount Carmel, TN

Offline
Another good bait and method is a live shad fished under a balloon.
_________________________
The older we get....the better we was.

Top
Page 1 of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, Cuttin Caller, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104855
RUGER
86184
Deer Assassin
64740
BSK
60386
Crappie Luck
51368
spitndrum
Newest Members
piglet84, Bowfire985, TieCampBuckSlayer, ChuckNorris, Breesor1
13085 Registered Users
Who's Online
32 registered (Bow Hunter, rabbit hunter, Buzzard Breath, downthebrown, longtine, bigluresonly, 5 invisible) and 71 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13085 Members
42 Forums
88247 Topics
1033866 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.235 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.