Re: NANFA-L-- Get your sunglasses out...

Todd D. Crail (tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu)
Fri, 6 Jan 2006 12:43:57 -0500

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From: "matt ashton" <>
> Youre kidding me?!?! That's actual color in your tank with those fish?!
They look like they are bioluminescing?!?! WOW. Further reason that I MUST
go to the Conasauga-in-least once this year to try and see some.

Yeap that's the real deal. No Photoshop tricks or anything. Doesn't look
real in couple of them, does it? Esp rainbow06.

Yeah listen to El Snorkelmeister. Why mess with all that scenery and
backroads in the Conasauga? These were caught in what amounted to a
drainage culvert in Collinsville flowing into Little Willis Creek-in-a
little city park. We were tripping over railroad ties and rebar thrown in
from a degraded tressel, trying to get around in the largest pools. There
were so many of the shiners, we were like "Ehhhhhh... more rainbow shiners."

That was a sweet little stream btw. Loaded with Coosa and blackbanded
darters, nice 'bama hogsuckers and largescale stonerollers, southern
studfish. Lacked on the Cyprinella (caught a beast of a blacktail shiner),
was disappointed we didn't get any tricolor, but I imagine the mainstem is
much better for that. It was raining cats and dogs by the time we were
ready to look for access on the mainstem, and the streams were starting to
really pulse.

Plus the sock capital of the world is right near by. I can't remember if
that was Ft. Payne or Gadsen. Think of the value of that...

"I went to the sock capital of the world and all I got were these lousy

The "Sock Madness", Toledo, OH
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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