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7/24/2017 – 4th week of Middle Summer

Started the process of making a trotline. Didn’t think to take photos so I can write up instructions. Will have to go back and take them later. Also working on some bait recipes (chicken liver jerky and blood and cheese

Posted in Fishing, Foraging, Projects

7/10/2017 – 2nd week of Middle Summer

Almost a month since last post, so quite a bit to catch up on. Need to remember to be more consistent. Fishing has been a complete disaster so far this year. On the last expedition, I tried every bait I

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing

5/8/2017 – 1st week of Late Spring

Finally got half of the garden planted. The daughter and granddaughter helped a lot, so I have no idea what exactly is planted where. A small price to pay for making memories. I have ran setlines the last two weekends

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Gardening

4/10/2017 – 2nd week of Middle Spring

I never got around to posting last week. For the most part it was cool, wet, and dreary. Needless to say, I didn’t accomplish much except hiding inside. During one break in the rain I was able to put together

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Gardening


Did a little more foraging this week. Was only able to find handful of hackberry fruits. A pleasant find, but it means that there won’t be much more foraging to do until next year. Ran banklines this weekend. Didn’t catch

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Foraging


Got a chance to run banklines over the weekend, but all I caught was one very big, very pissed off snapping turtle and I really don’t care for the taste of turtle. Ended up having cut one of my droplines

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing


I had a chance to do some more fishing, but it was mostly running banklines. Only caught one carp, but I know someone ran my lines at least once. They stacked them up along the shore. One thing I got

Posted in Daily, Fishing
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