Re: NANFA-- fish behavior at dams, trip report,

Bruce Stallsmith (
Thu, 03 May 2001 15:29:09 -0400

You got it, Moon--the big advantage for the creek chubs is that their eggs
and larvae have fewer predators than would be the case in the adults'

--Bruce Stallsmith
(actually in Dauphin Island, who's counting...)

>In the mountains of WV one of the first sure signs of spring was the creek
>chubs taking advantage of high water to come up stream in creeks that
>normally didn't support any fish at all to spawn. You almost never got to
>the adults as they moved in the tiny creeks at night. but in few days
>millions of tiny fry would be seen crowding their way down the stream
>it dried for the summer. I over turned rocks and found creek chubs 12" long
>hiding in a creek with almost no water at all.

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