Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Jesse View Post
is a creek chub a particular species of fish?
Yes, it is. (Semotilus atromaculatus -- I had to look that part up). IIRC, it's bigger than the river chub (go figure) and smaller than a fallfish (all are chubs).

I've taken up deliberately fishing for chubs about once a year. They can be a lot of fun on light tackle.