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.
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.
(Lowcountry, South Carolina)
Well since it was a nice day I decided to go out to the pond and do a little fishing. Well the bream were not biting nor were the catfish but in the shallows I saw these guys all over. Anyway I broke out my smallest pole (elcheapo from E-Bay see photo), put on a snelled tanago hook. and got my photo tank ready (btw it came from here as did the hooks). Anyway I cut a tiny bit of worm using my surgical scissors and proceeded to use tweezers to thread it on the hook.
So once baited up I simply dropped the bait tight lining it (using a no4 splitshot as weight) and these guys were all over it. I actually hooked 9 of them but only took a picture of 1 on my hand and the 5 in the tank (which got transferred to my aquarium inside for a while). Of course I had many drop off as they just had the worm and not the hook.
All in all it was a fun time fishing where having the ability to do something "outside the box" from normal fishing made the difference. BTW I am not big on identifying fish, I am not after a "life list", and by no means am I a purist at anything. I simply enjoy fishing and have decided that instead of complicated tackle I am going more simplistic and intend on being able to fish a mud puddle for tadpoles for fun (if they will bite)
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“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” - Benjamin Franklin
"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." -
Col. Robert Venables 1662
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
Beware of the Dogma