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Midnight in the Garden of Muskratville

 My neighbor, Jeremy, and I were fishing Shagawa’s outlet after dark the other night for walleyes (we did get a few), when Jeremy got a bite.  “Fawkinnae, I got a nice bite,” said Jeremy.  As he was reeling it in, he kept telling me how he couldn’t figure out what kind of  fish it was. Just as he was saying that, it dove into the weeds and planted itself there. We paddled over to it, pulled it out of the weeds and netted it. Being dark, we could hardly even see the net.  Jeremy said, “It looks like a nice bass. Fawkinnae, I told you this was a good spot!” Spotting his glow-in-the-dark jig at the bottom of the net,...

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A Good Paddling

We were at our dear friends, Craig and Beanie’s cabin last summer. Spectacular weekend. Our friends had invited another couple that lived on the lake to join us for dinner. When they left about 11 p.m. my wife said, “It’s a beautiful night, let’s go out in the pontoon.” We all agreed that was a terrific idea. We grabbed a cooler loaded with adult beverages and headed out on the lake. Now this lake is is about 7 miles long. We motored out to a middle-of-the-lake location, cut the motor, fired up four cocktails (then four more, and then who knows how many more) and turned on the music. Dark side of the moon to be exact, by Pink Floyd....

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