RE: NANFA-L-- Chrosomus firing up.

Bruce Stallsmith (
Fri, 02 Dec 2005 15:01:00 -0500

The map is kinda funny showing modern counties many of which didn't really
form up until the time of the Civil War or even later, esp. around Randolph.
Of course the Creek saw no good reason to give up most of their lands, and
in the ensuing fighting they almost got Andrew Jackson-in-the battle of
Oxbow Creek. But that's another story...

--Bruce Stallsmith
yeah, along the Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Crail, Todd" <tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu>
>To: <>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- Chrosomus firing up.
>Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 12:42:21 -0500
>Hi gang,
>My rainbow shiners are really showing the magenta flecks, the females look
>gravid and all of them are rooooosy. I can see a little lateral purple on
>dominant males. How much pre-spawn flash have they done for you folks
>spawned them? Is this an indication of a spawn, or are they just feeling
>sassy and large? It's not like they got cold or anything (just down to 62
>last three weeks), so I'm not even sure the eggs will work if they do.
>I'm looking forward to the color and photographs, but not so much the swan
>song they apparently sing a week later. Fort Payne is a loooooooong way
>Speaking of Fort Payne... I've been reading up on the skirmishes around
>I was looking-in-some of the Creek resistance story and found this map:
> Really weird looking-in-
>Alabama without all the impoundments. Wish I could have seen it back then.
>Okay... I'm about to embark on a field sample. This is 12 hours in the
>It is 27 degrees F. I hope I can get it done before the freeze. Ugh.
>The ICY Maumee Madness, Toledo, OH
>It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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