Monthly Archives: June 2016

6/27/2016

Made my first batch of boilies. My base mix ratio was 1 cup all purpose flour : 1 cup yellow corn meal : 1 tablespoon salt. I bought a small bag of flour and corn meal, so I just measured

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Recipe

6/22/2016

Researching boilies has got me to thinking about what to do with the occasional carp that might be caught. They aren’t considered a desirable fish, so many fishermen leave them to rot on the shore. Besides being wasteful, it trashes

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6/18/2016

Traveling to Toronto today. Something of a generation shock on how much air travel has changed over here years. While wondering around the Web, I discovered that the British version of dough bait is called “boilies”. Apparently, carp (which are

Posted in Daily, Fishing

6/10/2016

Pretty quiet week, with the exception of a minor fender bender yesterday. It wasn’t my fault for once and there wasn’t any real damage to either car. Trying to fix up the clothesline to last a little longer. Had to

Posted in Daily, Research, To Do

6/7/2016

Pretty quiet for the most part. Trying to get caught up on housework and mowing. It seems to have stopped raining, now everything can start drying out. Noticed that one of the blackberry bushes to survive has self propagated via

Posted in Daily, Gardening

6/2/2016

Got another chance last weekend to set out banklines. On the bright side, I caught two nice cats. However, there were some lessons learned (and to be learned). There was no noticeable difference between catfishing biting on the soap bait

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Farewell to the Contrary Farmer

I abhor all the publicity when someone famous (or who used to be famous) dies. It’s as if their lives are more important than the hundreds of other people who died that day. Often, I suspect that the world would

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