First trip to calderwood - Page 2 - East Tennessee Fishing

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-08-2011, 03:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Blaine,TN
Posts: 101
Default

Beutiful rainbow on a scenic lake.
LR432 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-08-2011, 08:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maryville, TN
Posts: 2,114
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by eddie21xlv View Post
I know that little lake below it has a few in it.They give me fits.Never seem to be able to get an exact pattern.maybe someday i will pull a rabbit out of my hat.


yea chilhowee has some monster walleyes. I gave a walleye fisherman a tip on that lake one day and he caught some monsters using it, and i dont even know how to catch walleye. I have caught a few on accident while dragging a crankbait behind a canoe while paddling along the roadbed that runs up river from the tabcat launch. I told him that, i think his handle was eyeseernick, and he went up there and caught a 7lb then a 10lb. Dont try to find the roadbed with your electronics, just stand up and look in the water, you will see it.
rusty50576 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-08-2011, 08:33 PM   #13 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maryville, TN
Posts: 2,114
Default

oh yea and i cant believe they put cbcs1987s ugly mug up on the front page of the website. Thats a great way to run off new members. Smalliegirl may disagree with me though.
rusty50576 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-08-2011, 11:05 PM   #14 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Hampton, TN
Posts: 175
Default

Very nice Rainbow. Congrats on the catch. Been catching a lot of them here on Watauga Lake but nothing like the one in your pic. I am catching all of mine on spinners in 5 to 10 feet of water.
__________________
"He who sacrifices freedom for security, deserves neither".
Sentry is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-08-2011, 11:56 PM   #15 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 690
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by optitrackman View Post
whats up, your dad told me about your nice catch but never got to get back to his dept. to see the pic. congrats on the nice catch


Thanks bud. I can't wait to get back up there. It was a good time.



Quote:
Originally Posted by rusty50576 View Post
there are walleyes in there, little tennessee river is good for em anywhere


You catch them on a float and fly. If your weren't so selfish you would tell people how to do it. Haha



Quote:
Originally Posted by Sentry View Post
Very nice Rainbow. Congrats on the catch. Been catching a lot of them here on Watauga Lake but nothing like the one in your pic. I am catching all of mine on spinners in 5 to 10 feet of water.
Thanks bud. It'll probably try to go back soon. You need to put me on those big cats!Never fished out there but would love to.
cbcs1987 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-08-2011, 11:59 PM   #16 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Maryville, TN
Posts: 26
Default



It's a keeper... the fish, that is. I don't know about that guy holding it. I may keep him too...















smalliegirl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-09-2011, 12:09 AM   #17 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maryville, TN
Posts: 2,114
Default

he could certainly feed you on wild game if the poo ever hits the fan
rusty50576 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-09-2011, 02:29 AM   #18 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Hampton, TN
Posts: 175
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cbcs1987 View Post
Thanks bud. It'll probably try to go back soon. You need to put me on those big cats!Never fished out there but would love to.


Flatheading is just around the corner and I am chomping at the bit. Waiting for the water temp to get between 50 and 55 degrees before I put my boat back in the water to chase the elusive and super predator, who some call "The Freshwater Freight Train". For years I was consumed by bass fishing and then fly fishing for trout. But, when I caught my first Flathead at only a pound and a half, I became addicted, knowing that I could no longer get that excited about catching bass and/or trout when I knew that there were Flatheads in the waters I fish that were tigers and the bass and trout were but mere field mice waiting to be consumed by a large Flathead. Oh, sure, I still love catching bass and trout or any fish for that matter. But, the Flathead has become my passion. Blues will get much bigger and Channels may be caught in numbers. But, for me, the Flathead reigns supreme. There is just something about that fish that turns me on, like no other fish that swims in freshwater.



I think I saw that "maybe" you were from Maryville. Thus, you have some good Flathead waters near you and they are probably better waters for Flatheads than I have here. Try fishing Melton Hill and Fort Loudon both above and below the dams. I don't know about Tellico but would think you should be able to pick up some Flatties above or below the dam as well.



Gold fish and Bluegills have been my best baits, fished on a running Paternoster slip float rig, with an 8" glow stick installed in the float. I only fish at night for Flatheads and it is quite a rush to see the huge float and glow stick completely disappear from sight as the Flattie digs for the deep and you hear the singing of your bait clicker going off.



Tightlines my friend. And, may you have a great 2011 fishing season.
__________________
"He who sacrifices freedom for security, deserves neither".
Sentry is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-09-2011, 03:03 PM   #19 (permalink)
Seasoned Pro
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 690
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sentry View Post
Flatheading is just around the corner and I am chomping at the bit. Waiting for the water temp to get between 50 and 55 degrees before I put my boat back in the water to chase the elusive and super predator, who some call "The Freshwater Freight Train". For years I was consumed by bass fishing and then fly fishing for trout. But, when I caught my first Flathead at only a pound and a half, I became addicted, knowing that I could no longer get that excited about catching bass and/or trout when I knew that there were Flatheads in the waters I fish that were tigers and the bass and trout were but mere field mice waiting to be consumed by a large Flathead. Oh, sure, I still love catching bass and trout or any fish for that matter. But, the Flathead has become my passion. Blues will get much bigger and Channels may be caught in numbers. But, for me, the Flathead reigns supreme. There is just something about that fish that turns me on, like no other fish that swims in freshwater.



I think I saw that "maybe" you were from Maryville. Thus, you have some good Flathead waters near you and they are probably better waters for Flatheads than I have here. Try fishing Melton Hill and Fort Loudon both above and below the dams. I don't know about Tellico but would think you should be able to pick up some Flatties above or below the dam as well.



Gold fish and Bluegills have been my best baits, fished on a running Paternoster slip float rig, with an 8" glow stick installed in the float. I only fish at night for Flatheads and it is quite a rush to see the huge float and glow stick completely disappear from sight as the Flattie digs for the deep and you hear the singing of your bait clicker going off.



Tightlines my friend. And, may you have a great 2011 fishing season.
Thanks for the info. I haven't caught many flatheads but have seen a few 8 pounders caught in loud on.I'm sure they get much bigger in there though. Ill try some of those methods

Thanks again.
cbcs1987 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-25-2011, 07:55 PM   #20 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 17
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cbcs1987 View Post
We went to calderwood last weekend for the first time ever and was pretty successful. We covered the entire lake but had better luck around the upper end. Never really did find a solid pattern but some trout were hitting floating baits and some hit right off the bottom. Ended up with about 10 rainbows including my personal best. Water temp was 38 I think. Ice forming on surface in calm areas.





Thanks for the post! The picture of your fish has been deleted...can you repost? How big was it and what did it hit on? Where is the launch at on Calderwood? Thanks ntcb
ntcb is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the East Tennessee Fishing forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Calderwood camping trip Fishorhunt Calderwood 6 01-23-2012 07:15 PM
Calderwood trip golfgoob7 Calderwood 7 09-20-2011 06:52 PM
3 days at Calderwood riverhorse1 Calderwood 6 07-09-2011 10:32 PM
Calderwood eyeseeker.nick Calderwood 4 07-29-2010 07:56 PM
4/26 Calderwood Trip Calderwood 0 12-31-1969 07:00 PM


» Current Poll
Where do you primarily fish?
Lakes - 80.53%
397 Votes
Rivers - 16.02%
79 Votes
Creeks & Streams - 1.62%
8 Votes
Small Ponds - 1.42%
7 Votes
Ocean - 0.41%
2 Votes
Intracoastal Waterways - 0%
0 Votes
Total Votes: 493
You may not vote on this poll.
» Site Sponsors
Please show your support for ETF, by supporting our Site Sponsors.

BBG Marine BunchMarine.com EZTrollTray.com JustFishn OD Guide Service Rattle Head Baits Rons Custom Rods Rons Custom Rods White Pine Marine Wired2Fish

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:21 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.