RE: NANFA-L-- flame chubbs

Bruce Stallsmith (
Fri, 22 Apr 2005 14:44:36 -0400

I'll hopefully start this shindig the middle of next month. My primary focus
will be Alabama sites, although I figured the Sequatchie valley would be
good since it's just across the TN border. And I'll let you know too, Matt.

--Bruce Stallsmith
flame chubs R us, Tennessee River
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>Subject: NANFA-L-- flame chubbs
>Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 12:45:24 EDT
>yea bruce...
>always interested.
>dave n gave me a site in sequatchie valley that i have not been to yet... i
>him and i collected a few in that creek near you and new market. i kept 3
>a 29 gallon tank for a couple years... they never colored up. i think i can
>id them pretty good tho in the past i may have mistook them for creek
>creek chubbs... by the way... i saw some heavy duty tuberculed ones... a
>good size group on top of signal mountain the other day. i was able to id
>from the top of a culvert :) and hopped in w/ my mask and observe them for
>several minutes. cold, cold water. they were nifty all fixed up but pretty
>skittish and the water was milky... not ideal w/ the conditions for calm,
>nesting activity observation. cold got me pretty quick too.
>i was hoping to see the laural dace as i had observed them 2 or 3 years
>ago... before a dam was built just upstream:( i will go back this summer
>when the
>water is lower searching tiny pools downstream.
>yea man... give me a few days notice and i will hunt the flame chubb w/

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