Re: NANFA-L-- how do you say no?

Moontanman at
Sun, 16 Oct 2005 01:27:07 EDT

In a message dated 10/14/05 10:37:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
archimedes at writes:

> I've never even seen a musky

I used to catch baby muskies with a tin can coated with white enamel inside.
I would climb out on a willow tree that hung out of the water and submerge the
can, sometimes it took 15 or 20 minutes but eventually a baby musky would
swim into the white can and I would pull the can out very quickly. I caught over
a dozen that way one lazy summer day when I was about 10 years old. I have no
idea why they were attracted to the white lining of the can. this was in the
Poca River near the head waters. My grandfather killed one with a boat paddle
that was 50 some inches long, all I ever saw was the head nailed to the smoke
house but it was an impressive set of jaws.

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