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#922768 - 09/18/08 02:32 PM first time fly fishing on the Caney
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What can I say... Im hooked! I've heard lots of people talk about the success you can have on the Caney with a fly rod. I decided to give it a try last weekend. I couldn't believe the number and size of the fish I caught. The pic below is my personal best. I was using a 7 ft rod and fishing a Clouser Minnow streamer. I could only get the fly about 20 feet from the boat but I'm sure I'll improve with practice. Turns out during generation floating down with the current, 20 feet is plenty. I'll be taking the fly rod with me every trip from now on!

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#922869 - 09/18/08 03:29 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: ~RIK~]
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very nice fish. some day i hope to fish the caney
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#922871 - 09/18/08 03:30 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: ~RIK~]
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whats up rik, glad to see you joined tndeer, see ya next time!
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#922895 - 09/18/08 03:40 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: bigluresonly]
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Heck yeah biglures,
I couldn't keep missing all the fun!

Thanks LA,
Sorry to hear about the LSwho affliction. I'm an Auburn fan so I'll probably be eating my words this weekend. We haven't shown enough offense to beat any SEC team yet this season. May the best team win though. I've got a few LSwho fans and we all get along except for one weekend out of the year.

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#923158 - 09/18/08 06:35 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: ~RIK~]
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\:D ....What up rik ! good hearin from ya on this messy forum, ill be seein ya on the water and/or at lee's
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#923294 - 09/18/08 07:57 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: shorefisherman]
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Awesome fish RIK. Good to hear from ya again. I'm the one with the Gheenoe that caught the 18 inch rainbow, when we camped out.

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#923560 - 09/18/08 10:08 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: trealtree]
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#923605 - 09/18/08 11:02 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: Bertman]
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wow!!! NIce TRout!
will one of yall take an old woman out to the caney and teach her to fly fish?

I can cast a reel but never had a fly rod in my hand.
always wanted to try though.

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#924007 - 09/19/08 09:52 AM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: ~RIK~]
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#924108 - 09/19/08 11:19 AM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: ~RIK~]
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#924344 - 09/19/08 01:46 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: Buck Nekkid]
stillinscrubs
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That is a nice brown male. Looks like he is ready to spawn. What did he measure? 21? 22?
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#924581 - 09/19/08 04:19 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: stillinscrubs]
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scrub,
21.5 is what I measured with shaking hands, so I just said 21"-22".

doe,
I'm just now learning the fly so you might want to ask someone more experienced. I'm afraid it would be a situation of blind leading the blind =~)

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#924650 - 09/19/08 05:24 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: ~RIK~]
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Might not be such a bad thing to be blind that close to TNDoe, RIK \:D
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#924808 - 09/19/08 07:24 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: CBU93]
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Very nice catfish.
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#924941 - 09/19/08 08:57 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: RUGER]
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"Might not be such a bad thing to be blind that close to TNDoe, RIK "

Good point CBU 93!
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#925168 - 09/19/08 11:02 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: Buck Nekkid]
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Nice catch! Not bad for your first time fly fishing.
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#925584 - 09/20/08 01:38 PM Re: first time fly fishing on the Caney [Re: moondawg]
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Et tu, RIK?...
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