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August 2014 Blog Posts (4)

seen yesterday at the feeder

So a couple of you may remember when I posted a photo a couple months ago of a 11.5" northern-strain bull, and happened to mention that I went fishing that day because I had seen a much larger fish that I thought might have been a bluegill (didn't get a great look, just the side of its body as it rolled to get away from the boat) a few days prior to that...

I was refilling feeders yesterday on the main property I guide on, which is where my best pond is, the one that produced…

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Added by Walt Foreman on August 31, 2014 at 8:37pm — 9 Comments

Crickets

I am new to this so I was not sure if this should be in blog or forum.  I woud like to know opinions on cricket use.  Besides the fact that the black crickets I get in my yard are free, is there a difference between the black crickets in my yard and the crickets that pet shops sell.  Does one work better than the other or are they both the same in fishing results?  Second question is what is the best way to hook a cricket?

Added by David Matysik on August 27, 2014 at 1:43pm — 5 Comments

I gotta start somewhere.

I have got to get a hobby or go compeltly bonkers. Long story short a person needs a destraction from stress. Fishing puts me on the water and more importantly someplace that's quiet. I don't need a lot of equipment.



I am in Sumter SC not far from Lake Marion and the Wateree River. So far I am concentrating on Sparkleberry Swamp and Beech Creek located on the back side of Manchester State Forrest. I am always looking for places that most folks overlook or can't reach. To do that I… Continue

Added by Brian Jones on August 25, 2014 at 2:19pm — 1 Comment

The Old Man Is Gone

The Passage



I am standing upon the seashore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until at length, she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and sky come to mingle with each other.



Someone at my side finally says, "There, she is gone!"



"Gone where?" I ask.



Then I realize - she is gone only from my sight. That is… Continue

Added by David, aka, "McScruff" on August 14, 2014 at 9:00am — 27 Comments

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