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Spring is here!

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They're finally opening roads up here in Flag. That means I can finally go out and do a little fishing. After some tips from a member or two here on where to go, I took off to Ashurst and caught my limit in about two hours.

At one point I dropped my multitool, which belonged to my late grandpa who taught me how to fish, into the lake. You better believe I emptied all my pockets and got in the water to get it back! Took 20 minutes feeling around with my feet and hands at times, waist deep in rocky cold water, but I got it back.

15-17 inch fish, all caught from shore. Had a good time, and I'll be eating fresh fish for dinner!

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Here's a comparison betweenca deboned fillet off of a 17" fish versus a 15" fish. It makes a big difference.
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I'm gonna buy a half-dozen crawdad traps off of amazon for this summer. Going to trap and "preboil" everyday for a week or two so I enough for a boil.
You would have wished to be around when we at AHT had our summer fish trip at Ashhurst and did our Crawdad Boil. It was the Best !!! Ranger Mike and his Wife did a Great job putting this on. Everyone that came contributed to the cook, The last year we had that camp, everyone ate their fill, and we ended up going to other camps in area and donating meals to our other campers in area. Gotta throw Fern into our Thanks, He had the Gigantic pot for the boil for us to use. Great Time to be had at AHT Group camps !!!
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The first year I brought the pot I borrowed it from Nate. When rangers wife saw the pot she told him you can get me one for Christmas. And the giant paddle for mixing lol
The years after that Nate came and brought the pot himself and loved it so much he came rest of the times.
and as far as the canopy I did not wanto we Khemer a canopy. So I got down to my drawers and swam out and got it
You got to admit, when that happened, we all had a good laugh at that. We were driving back to camp, there's a blue Canopy 80 Ft out upside down, sinking, and Fern swimming for it, LOL. it was the talk at camp from then on.

Good times at another AHT Camp !!!
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