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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

10/16/2016

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

7/27/2016

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

7/5/2016

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

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

Posted in Daily, Fishing

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
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