Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 3 123>
Topic Options
#2931669 - 09/04/12 11:54 AM Rockfish are about gone
striperhunter90
4 Point


Registered: 08/30/12
Posts: 314
Loc: mcminnville tn

content Online
Got some nice rockfish wade fishing the caney over the summer. Had a 14 fish night this year all in about 5 hours ( all 14 was over 20 lbs). Biggest all year was 42 pounds. But it seems like they have about moved out of the caney. Wade fishing these things is awesome such a rush to be in the water with these fish after dark and having them hit topwater. guess its time to start hitting the musky and deer hunting now.
_________________________
My biggest worry is that my wife (when Iím dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.

If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business




Top
#2931677 - 09/04/12 12:03 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: striperhunter90]
MidTennFisher
4 Point


Registered: 07/23/12
Posts: 253
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
I was wading in Happy Hollow a week ago on high water just before dark and saw a very large one cruise past me, had to be chasing the 20lb mark.
_________________________
SUMKINA Bait Company Prostaff

Top
#2931775 - 09/04/12 01:33 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: MidTennFisher]
striperhunter90
4 Point


Registered: 08/30/12
Posts: 314
Loc: mcminnville tn

content Online
Yea there are still some in there but the the numbers are dropping. we were getting 4 to 5 a night. now we are lucky to get one. the twenty pounders are fun. i caught my first this year which was a 40 pounder and i was hooked
_________________________
My biggest worry is that my wife (when Iím dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.

If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business




Top
#2931838 - 09/04/12 02:11 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: striperhunter90]
Bone Collector
14 Point


Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 9561
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Offline
Are they dieing, being fished out, or do they move somewhere like down/up the river?
_________________________
Semper Fidelis!

ďThere are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim.Ē
General James Mattis

Top
#2931867 - 09/04/12 02:29 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: Bone Collector]
bowriter
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 42230
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

Offline
Down river.
_________________________

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

Top
#2931918 - 09/04/12 03:15 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: striperhunter90]
striperhunter90
4 Point


Registered: 08/30/12
Posts: 314
Loc: mcminnville tn

content Online
down river to the cumberland. they run up in the summer makes for some great night fishing out of kayaks or wading.
_________________________
My biggest worry is that my wife (when Iím dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.

If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business




Top
#2932351 - 09/04/12 09:19 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: striperhunter90]
CATCHDAWG
10 Point


Registered: 04/02/04
Posts: 3915
Loc: Bradley co. TN

Offline
Mine have been gone for a while. Glad to see I'm not the only wader on the board!
_________________________
woods n water

Top
#2932995 - 09/05/12 01:39 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: CATCHDAWG]
striperhunter90
4 Point


Registered: 08/30/12
Posts: 314
Loc: mcminnville tn

content Online
where you wade at catchdawg?
_________________________
My biggest worry is that my wife (when Iím dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it.

If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business




Top
#2933579 - 09/05/12 09:08 PM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: striperhunter90]
CATCHDAWG
10 Point


Registered: 04/02/04
Posts: 3915
Loc: Bradley co. TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: striperhunter90
where you wade at catchdawg?
Hiawassee river, close to Reliance.
_________________________
woods n water

Top
#2933725 - 09/06/12 12:01 AM Re: Rockfish are about gone [Re: CATCHDAWG]
CATCHDAWG
10 Point


Registered: 04/02/04
Posts: 3915
Loc: Bradley co. TN

Offline
Btw, I'd love to see some pics of those 40lb fish!

Edited by CATCHDAWG (09/06/12 12:06 AM)
Edit Reason: Auto spell sucks...
_________________________
woods n water

Top
Page 1 of 3 123>


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, Cuttin Caller, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106412
RUGER
88228
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
61869
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
KevinTN, gthorne, bwoodard12, front hillside, DeerBomber
13540 Registered Users
Who's Online
170 registered (WORM82, KyRick, Pic IN the Casa, Asaltwpn1, dmonty, sll, 14 invisible) and 267 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13540 Members
42 Forums
99232 Topics
1167097 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
November
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
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 0.048 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.