Re: NANFA-L-- first snorkel of 2006

Bruce Stallsmith (
Fri, 05 May 2006 10:09:03 -0400

It's been raining around the Tennessee Valley for a week now, so streams are
kinda silty. But I got out last Monday with two students and we went to
Limestone Creek just south of the TN/AL border. We found the first
colored-up male scarlet shiner of the season, appropriately enough on May
Day. I have a picture of him just after
along with a striped shiner, which Casper correctly describes as being
pearlescent. Limestone Creek is the type locality for scarlet shiners, so
this is the real thing, capice?

--Bruce Stallsmith
we're enjoying the monsoon along the Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Todd D. Crail" <tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- first snorkel of 2006
>Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 09:42:21 -0400
>That's too bad you didn't see that much, but redlines and rainbows aren't
>anything to just write off either. I guess one way to look-in-it is... If
>you don't look, you'll never see anything. And most of my best finds have
>been where no one would expect to see ANYTHING, even enlightened fish heads
>like ourselves :)
>Did you try and get down in Chick Creek?
>The Muddy Maumee Madness, Toledo, OH
>It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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