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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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Colorado Springs White Water Rafting Company, American Adventure Expeditions is pleased to bring you this article on why white water rafting is a great summer vacation. If you are interested in rafting in Colorado, be sure to check out their website today.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Michiganders warned of dangerous hogweed
Michigan gardeners shouldn't panic over Giant Hogweed
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The 2013 Newaygo Troutfest Raised 7k For Non-Profit - This small community raised over 7k for non-profit organizations. Be sure to learn how they did it with in this video!
|photo from Amazing Facts & Nature facebook page|
This is not a natural phenomenon, but still extraordinary. Glory holes are used for dam's to drain excess water during dry seasons. This is the largest one of them all in the world, it is located in Lake Berryessa, Napa County, California. It is used very rarely, but it is quite the sight to see it being put to use.
Be sure to see and learn more at Amazing Facts & Nature
More related links are:
Glory Hole Recreation Area
10 Most Fascinating Holes on Earth
|Arial View of Glory Hole in California|
Saturday, April 27, 2013
|photos courtesy of Sherri Russell Photography|
by She's So Fly
I joined some of my fellow anglers at Brook's park yesterday evening to receive little divine help for this years trout fishing season by attending a "Blessing Of The Poles" ceremony. This ceremony is held each year during the Newaygo Troutfestival. Find out more information at www.NewaygoTroutfest.com.
Fishing activity ratchets up a notch, today, April 24, as trout season opens on Type 1 and Type 2 streams and Type A and Type D inland lakes statewide in Michigan.
Trout fishing on opening day of trout season is one of the most long-standing traditions in Michigan. This is a day when people gather with friends and family to celebrate an outdoor heritage.
In addition, walleye, pike and muskellunge seasons open on inland waters of the Lower Peninsula. And anglers may begin catching - and immediately releasing - bass in all Lower Peninsula waters, too.
Anglers are reminded that they must have an all-species fishing license to possess trout or fish on designated trout waters. Creel and size regulations vary. Please check the 2010 Michigan Fishing Guide for the regulations that apply to particular lakes and streams.
For more information about fishing opportunities in Michigan, visit www.michigan.gov/dnrfishing.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Watch it happen on the video below!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Surf fisherman catches and releases estimated 550-pound shark
April 08, 2013 by David Strege
(be sure to visit Grind TV website to read many more great articles from David Strege!)
Will Smith—the fisherman, not the actor–was fishing for sharks past midnight on a Florida beach a couple weeks ago when his reel started singing as the line started racing out to indicate a huge fish. He strapped on a fishing harness and, with the help of Bill Dunlop, held on for a 45-minute battle that resulted in a prized catch.
Smith beached a behemoth mako shark measuring 10 feet, 8 inches in length with a 60-inch girth. The expert shark anglers measured the massive mako and took the incredible photos you see here before reviving and releasing the shark, so there isn’t an accurate weight.
But according to some weight-estimate formulas, a mako measuring 10 feet to the fork of the tail with a 60-inch girth would weigh 540 pounds.
William Fundora, president of the conservation-minded South Florida Shark Club, which first broke the news of the catch, estimated the shark at 550 pounds.
Catching sharks from the beach at night is a popular fishing activity in Florida, especially with the Internet making it easy to obtain how-to and where-to knowledge about the sport.
Anglers are using their ingenuity, too, utilizing kayaks to paddle out past the surfline to drop their baits, according to Sport Fishing Magazine.
As for the exact location where Smith landed the huge mako, that will remain a secret, what with the month-long Big Hammer Shark Tournament starting Friday.
Not surprisingly, fellow anglers commenting on the catch on the South Florida Shark Club forumwere amazed by the enormity of the shark.
“I knew it was a nice fish when it hit,” Smith wrote on the club’s website. “[After setting the hook] she starts burning line out with about 40 to 45 pounds of drag on her. She makes a nice solid run as I put the heat to her, and finally she slows down and I crank like a madman to keep that line tight. During the entire fight, she made me drag every inch of her back in, bull-dogging me.”
Dunlop, meanwhile, wasn’t just a bystander. He helped hold on to Smith so the shark wouldn’t drag him into the water.
“During the fight, I had to sit on the ground behind Will and hold his harness because this shark was pulling 40 pounds of drag,” Dunlop wrote.
The fish finally tired as it came close to shore. Upon grabbing the leader, Dunlop got tossed around a bit until Smith was able to tail rope the fish and ensure the catch.
“What an awesome sight—that cobalt blue body, huge eyes staring you down, and those teeth,” Dunlop wrote. “It was the most beautiful shark I have ever seen … She swam away fine after only a few minutes of holding her face into the waves.”
Added Smith, “There is nothing better than to watch that behemoth swim off freely.”
Photos courtesy of the South Florida Shark Club. Top two photos are of Will Smith with his mako. The third photo is of Bill Dunlop with the shark. Bottom photo shows Smith and leaderman Bill Dunlop with the shark.
(article source from Facebook post)
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
It's Spring!! Time to get ready for Mosquito invasions. Don't let fear of bugs (or repellents) mess with your enjoyment of nature. By learning new, healthier ways to avoid insects, you can be outside as much as you want. Lifestyle changes combined with Herbal repellents are crucial to coexisting with bugs without coming to harm.
Here are a few easy & pleasant repellent recipes you can make at home:
Combine in a 16 oz bottle:
15 drops lavender oil
3-4 Tbsp of vanilla extract
1/4 Cup lemon juice.
Fill bottle with water.
Homemade Mosquito Repellent
1/4 cup vegetable oil mixed with these essential oils (mix and store in a spray bottle):
8 drops cedar
5 drops eucalyptus
4 drops lavender
2 drops rosemary
2 drops juniper
1 drop peppermint
1 drop cinnamon
1 drop clove
Vanilla Mosquito Repellent
Ingredients: Vanilla extract
Cost: Less than $5 at grocery store
Apply some vanilla extract or vanilla essence to your pulse points.
Lavender Mosquito Repellent
Ingredients: Fresh lavender (the flower)
Cost: Free (if you have lavender growing in your yard); otherwise Home Depot sells the plant for about $12
Rub a lavender flower behind your ears, wrists and neck. Not only will you smell great but mosquitoes will leave you alone.
Lemon Eucalyptus Mosquito Repellent
Ingredients: Lemon eucalyptus oil and sunflower oil or witch hazel
Cost: $9.50 for 8 oz. of lemon eucalyptus oil (can be purchased on Amazon.com)
Directions: Mix 1 part lemon eucalyptus oil for every 10 parts of sunflower oil/witch hazel. Rub or spray on skin.
Garlic Mosquito Repellent
Ingredients: Minced garlic, mineral oil, and lemon juice
Cost: Less than $5
Mince a few cloves of garlic then cover with mineral oil. Allow it to sit for at least 24 hours. Next you take a teaspoon of *just the oil* and mix it with 2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Strain through a cheesecloth if you have any floaties then pour into a spray bottle. Shake before each use.