Re: NANFA-L-- Jedi Fishin'
Tue, 24 May 2005 10:38:17 -0500

Well, such poaching is properly illegal (to say nothing of dangerous
for the perpertrator). I've also heard, but never knew anyone who did
it, of using dry ice in a bottle the same way. Don't really know if it
would generate enough pressure to do what the claimants said.

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----- Original Message -----
Date: Monday, May 23, 2005 11:35 pm
Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Jedi Fishin'

> In a message dated 5/23/05 3:09:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > Sodium metal is pretty powrful too when tossed into a small pond
> as I found
> > out as a teen. Of course that was my inspiration to become a
> chemist too!
> >
> >
> Doesn't that give off hydrogen? My grandfather told me about
> putting lime in
> a jug with a tiny hole and weighting it down in the water. it
> would take a few
> minutes but it would give a very nice explosion that killed or
> injured fish
> that could be picked up by holding seine across the river-in-the
> top of the
> riffles after the deep hole you blew up. I always thought it was
> sad because it
> killed all the small fish as well as the eating size ones.
> Moon
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