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R.I.P. Snuffy

This week has been “shark week”, http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/shark-week .  You know this pointy-headed fish biologist has been watching whenever I can.  I love fish, I love apex predators, shark week combines the two!  I will reserve my comments about the stupid “Megalodon” show, however.

I blogged about the demise of poor Snuffy the seal a couple of weeks ago, http://magazine.outdoornebraska.gov/2013/07/shark-week/ .   In memory of poor ole Snuff’, here is another tribute:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TN6xZjmxUM[/youtube]

That kills me.  I might even have to get one of the T-shirts, http://store.discovery.com/detail.php?p=457538&green=B125AEED-5539-5701-B4AF-3724C3F407ED&icid=mybuys (problem is I have drawers full of T-shirts now).

I am trying to figure out how to make a topwater bait that looks like a seal.  The design is relatively easy; the problem is getting hook hangers inside the bait that are heavy enough that they will not break.  Anyone know where I can get some size 100/0 treble hooks?

About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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