Fishing

Who Would Fish For Ice?

Ice fishing

There is a hole in the ceiling just outside the door of the room where I sit typing at this moment. It’s a small hole, one that provides access to the plumbing leak in the bathroom above. It also represents despair and madness – I hate spending time repairing stuff instead of doing something more…

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How Long Can a Loon Hold its Breath?

New Hampshire Loon

Just how long can a loon hold its breath under water? Longer than I thought, that’s for sure! The legend of the underwater loon goes like this. I was sitting on the dock enjoying the view at the end of a long day of fishing, catching salamanders, and swimming when a loon popped up out…

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Yup, They’re Fish Lice.

New Hampshire Chain Pickerel

A few weeks ago I wrote that I’d caught a few fish that had little critters crawling all over them. The sight of the buggers was surprising to me as I had never seen them before. If you remember,  I decided to reach out to the Inland Fisheries Division with the New Hampshire Fish and…

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Fish Lice and Stuff.

Fish Lice and Stuff. 1

I hate yard work with a passion. That’s not entirely true, I don’t mind yard work when I feel like I am accomplishing something, but that’s not the case with my yard. It’s a disaster. I can’t get anything to grow like it should. I was out on my hands and knees working away one night…

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