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Week of September 23rd

Made up snells for my circle hooks (stores don’t usually carry them and I didn’t want to spend the extra money on shipping). Instead of using a regular snell knot, I made some using the hair rig knot and others

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Foraging

Week of September 16th

Gathered sunflower and purslane seeds. Finished processing the Ground Cherry seeds. Found maps online for the local lakes. They are much nicer than what I am used to. Besides being based off of Satellite images (instead of hand drawn) the

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Gardening

Week of September 9th

Re-rigged all of poles. The zebco 33 is configured for panfish on an old Daiwa pole with 6lb mono. The zebco 202 is configured for panfish (and kids) on a zebco 1245 pole with 8lb line. And the zebco 404s

Posted in Daily, Fishing, knitting

Week of September 2nd

Starting to get things ready for fishing once the weather starts to cool. Need to inspect and re-rig several poles/rods and toss what isn’t useable. Having trouble finding my tackle box. Also need to get some equipment specifically for catfish.

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Gardening

Week of August 5th

Gathered more Sand Plums (about a quart). Plan is to process this and what we already have in to juice and then jelly. Finished washcloth and started working on larger baby booties. Proportions seemed wrong on the first attempt of

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Foraging, knitting, Uncategorized

Week of June 17th, 2019

Rented a cabin at Toronto Lake for the weekend. The place was flooded, but it worked out. Took a grandkid fishing at caught 2 catfish. One was a keeper, but let it loose since there was no place to clean

Posted in Camping, Daily, Fishing, Foraging

5/13/2018 – 1st week of Late Spring

Hurt myself a few weeks ago and I still slowly recuperating. The spirit is strong, but the flesh is week. So far the cuttings are a mixed bag. Almost all of the Washington Hawthorn cuttings have died while a handful

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing, Gardening
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