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Pups a month old
Labradoodle Pups: CKC registered,
DNA tested, 3 males & 6 females will
be ready for their new homes in later
October. This exceptional litter is
from our Chocolate Lab, Kat and Standard
Poodle, Buster. Both parents are
smart, well-trained & a joy to live with.
All pups have the shiny rich dark-brown
color just like their mom.
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and, ...or Fishing Report?
Here's a direct quote from our MDNR about CWD being
found in Michigan's UP:
"Deer tests positive for CWD in
A 4-year-old doe killed on a deer
damage shooting permit in Dickinson County’s
Waucedah Township has tested positive for chronic
wasting disease, marking the first confirmation of
the incurable deer disease within Michigan’s Upper
The finding was verified by Michigan State
University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in
East Lansing and the U.S. Department of
Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services
Laboratory in Ames, Iowa.
The deer was shot on an agricultural farm
about 4 miles from the MI-WI border."
10/18/18 Brrrrr, 25°
last night in Manistee, MI where I live. So
far, October has been below normal for average
temperatures. May I add, wet and rainy too!
Chances are looking pretty grim for another Lk. MI
trip and dwindling daily. This time of the
year is always windy on the big pond and good days
are few and far between.
10/17/18 Next up will be
reporting on how many Kings returned to the Little
Manistee Harvest Weir. This is hard data that
goes back to the late 1960s. From my
estimation which is probably totally wrong, less
than last year is my prediction.
With the caveat that size is way up from a few short
years ago. Guess, we'll have to wait and see
what the numbers are when they come out by the end
of this month.
Filled out the forms and sent in my data gathered
during the 2017 season for the Salmon Ambassador
program. My results were lackluster to say the
least. Averaging about .7 Kings per hour based
on a 3 hour trip with lines in the water from April
3 hours of fishing amounts to 5 hours being away
from my tackle manufacturing operation. That's
about all I can spare and still make our same day
Take into account the majority of the trips were the
evening shift that never saw the same action the
early riser sunrise fleet had.
10/15/18 Election 2018
my wife and I voted by absentee ballot. I do
not discuss, or tell my wife how to vote and we
really don't discuss what went into our envelopes.
Being married for over 50 years, one thing you never
do, is to tell any women what to do!! This is
easily understood if you put the shoe on other foot
with her telling you how to vote.
Did vote to legalize Marihuana, because you cannot
legislate morality. Our government has been
fighting this losing battle since the 1960s.
Spending billions of dollars on prosecuting
offenders. Not to mention the 30 some grand a
year it costs to keep pot dealers in the clink.
It's time to turn this into a revenue stream that
will enrich our state's treasury. Nope, I
don't plan on buying any pot. This kind of
stuff loses it's appeal when you're a senior citizen
with important things to do.
Fall's spectacular colors are close to their peak in
Have a great weekend!
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