I got to surfing the interwebby once and discovered mushroom knives. Mushroom knives? Why in the world would anyone need a special knife for collecting mushrooms???? But then I got to looking at them, and you know what? They are very useful and artful tools! Here are some examples, mushroom knives from World Knives. There are several knives there that I would love to have in my pocket on a mushroom “hunt”. That got me thinking, mushroom hunting is a …Read More »
The “4th of July” is a huge holiday for my family. Many of us would rate it as the best holiday of the year. Why? I do not know all the reasons, but most of all it is enjoying our time together. Oh, there will be lots of good food, antics, and yes, you could say we like to blow stuff up, but really I believe it is because we do it all together! Have you ever stopped and wondered …Read More »
A few weeks ago I posted a picture of my son with a very nice, 36-inch pike he pulled through an ice hole this winter. I put all of my blog posts on my FaceBook page too, and there a friend was giving me a bad time about the “hero shots” and holding fish closer to the camera to make them look bigger. Another friend chimed in and said something that I thought was profound; I want to share it …Read More »
Spring is in the air, and a boy’s thoughts turn to. . . .GOBBLERS!
Every year about this time I warn you that I mostly blog about fish and fishing except when those beautiful, big, Tom turkeys are gobbling. That time is NOW. I will still be on the water when I get a chance, but there is so much to do in Nebraska’s great outdoors in the coming weeks, so you will have to forgive me if my one-track fishing mind is a little distracted. Do not worry, I will continue to share …Read More »