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Our Outdoors: The Pulls of Two New Seasons

 

March 15, 2021

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The metaphorical pull of spring meets up with some physical ones to get the season started on the water and behind the trap house. Some starts come easier than others, and some surprise, as the author recently experienced.

I questioned the wind and the chill blowing in the mist, rising off the wavy surface of the small powerplant lake, a place I frequent this time of year to cure cabin fever, prepare things for open water, and chase the largemouth bass and crappies that are two months ahead of their brothers and sisters in the ice-covered lakes around them. I knew that the wind was wrong for any effective fishing...



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