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#808362 - 07/04/08 07:27 PM caney fork exploratory trip
stik
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arrived this morning as the water was falling. we started at one of the pull-offs along the highway(no boat). after losing 2 small browns, we decided to find betty's island. i thought there was no ramp but i was wrong. as the water was today, i think i could get my boat in there. we fished around there for about an hour with no luck. then moved to the rest area and caught several fish. 2 'bows, 3 brookies and 2 browns.
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#808375 - 07/04/08 08:04 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: stik]
gil1
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Sounds like a fun day!
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#808870 - 07/05/08 01:21 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: gil1]
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At both Bettys and Happy, even when there is no generation, if you aren't launching a barge, you can pull out onto the gravel and back right to the water. You must be able to pick up at least one end of your boat because you cannot back the trailer into deep enough water to float it on or off. But with a touch of common sense, the gravel is solid enough you will not get stuck. At both places, there is a small channel that runs to right of the ramp as you are looking at it, left as you are looking from it. You can back right into that channel.
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#810240 - 07/06/08 07:12 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: bowriter]
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What type of bait/lure were you using?
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#810390 - 07/06/08 08:20 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: trealtree]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: J&JGUIDE
What type of bait/lure were you using?

#7 countdown rapalas and huskey jerks
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experienced hunters know its not just a bushy white tail, its a big middle finger.

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#810414 - 07/06/08 08:32 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: stik]
trealtree
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good choice
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#811660 - 07/07/08 06:39 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: trealtree]
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I concur.
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#812814 - 07/08/08 04:16 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: Tubakka]
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If you happen to run across a medium AC Shiner, buy it.
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#812983 - 07/08/08 07:16 PM Re: caney fork exploratory trip [Re: bowriter]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: bowriter
If you happen to run across a medium AC Shiner, buy it.

any particular color?
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experienced hunters know its not just a bushy white tail, its a big middle finger.

nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught


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