I have gotten emails from several customers concerned that their packages have been lost because they are late and/or tracking data shows them to have been in the Jersey City sorting facility for days.

Those packages are now moving. Most have been delivered already.

Please understand that shopping online this year has been unprecedented, and the USPS, UPS and FedEx are trying to run beyond their capacity. In the 10 years I have been shipping packages, (thousands and thousands of packages), the USPS has NEVER lost a Priority Mail package, and has lost only two or three First Class packages. Please be patient. Your packages will arrive.

Flatland Warmwater Keiryu Maybe?

by Peter
(Lowcountry, South Carolina)

Yellow Perch

Yellow Perch

So after reading up a bit on here about short light line for this type of fishing I decided to give it a go. Now I was not using a very long rod (only 10') but I had 10' of 2# test fluorocarbon line and a size 14 hook baited with a piece of worm. I caught a couple bluegills, some yellow perch (including what is considered a nice one for here)and one small largemouth bass. Sadly I did not think to take pictures but I was videoing the whole thing so I made a couple captures of the perch and bass. I am also including a picture of where I caught them. It was a lot of fun and next time I will try a longer pole. Hopefully this summer I can make a trip to some moving water in less flat land LOL. BTW I did the video to show my Grandnephew who I am sending a complete setup so when he visits his other great-uncle in West Virginia he can fish the streams. Sadly I will not be able to teach him the how to except by video before he makes the trip but thankfully that is at least an option unlike when I was his age.

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