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#914952 - 09/14/08 07:08 PM CANEY spoons or spinners?
Lincoln Co Archer
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Fished the Caney ealier this month and caught several bows and some browns and 1 brook on roostertails not much size though. Do spoons produce larger fish?
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#915494 - 09/15/08 06:57 AM Re: CANEY spoons or spinners? [Re: ]
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Inert???? That's not a wrod you often hear \:\)

Big fish-use big baits. But you may not catch anything.
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#915612 - 09/15/08 08:21 AM Re: CANEY spoons or spinners? [Re: bowriter]
MFBAB
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I agree, if you go to a really large jerkbait you are probably fishing for just a few bites over the day. I like fishing a countdown on spinning tackle, it seems to catch just as many average sized fish and you can still trigger a few bigger fish as well.
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#922443 - 09/18/08 12:11 PM Re: CANEY spoons or spinners? [Re: MFBAB]
Tubakka
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Biglures,
Got any pics of those newly stocked brookies busting those 6" husky jerks?....

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#922604 - 09/18/08 01:26 PM Re: CANEY spoons or spinners? [Re: Tubakka]
trealtree
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On average when I fish with spoons I will catch larger rainbows and browns. But this is not by far the only lure in my arsenal.
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#922792 - 09/18/08 02:49 PM Re: CANEY spoons or spinners? [Re: Lincoln Co Archer]
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What's up Lincoln Co Archer?

I'm a LC boy myself, just relocated to Murfreesboro... a lot closer to all the good fishin! My family still has a farm over in Cyruston which is just between McBurg and Hot Rock.

I'll tell you from my experience of fishing the Caney over the past 8 years, if you're spin fishing you need to throw a 3.5 to 4 inch suspended crank bait. I spent the first 6 years using worms and roostertails. Caught lots of fish in that time but only a few that were worthy of braggin about. Since I've started targeting the larger fish over the past year I've already landed several fish over 20 inches and bigger. Just recently I was rewarded with the biggest brown I've caught to date. It wasn't all that long at only 22 inches but it was built like a football, measuring 14 inches around. An online weight conversion estimated it to be 7.71 lbs.

As for the spoons, I've seen them work but a guy next to you fishing a jerk bait would catch more fish.

Good luck!


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#923162 - 09/18/08 06:37 PM Re: CANEY spoons or spinners? [Re: ~RIK~]
Lincoln Co Archer
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Thanks for the info. RIK im from the mimosa area between belleville and fayetteville nice to meet somebody from lc
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