Archive for August 23rd, 2009

Crab Hunting

Posted by MNAngler On August - 23 - 2009ADD COMMENTS
Crab Hunting

Two of my younger cousins bought a couple of flashlights this afternoon and wanted to go looking for crabs while it was dark. We thought they might be out because we found one or two that had wandered into our pool and died. The theory was dead on. We walked on the beach and my cousin, Tim, found a crab right away running from his flashlight. He went after it, but couldn’t catch it. He eventually came up with the technique of trapping it with his flashlight. It was a little tricky getting... (more...)

Conch Shell “Fishing”

Posted by MNAngler On August - 23 - 2009ADD COMMENTS
Conch Shell “Fishing”

I’m in the Outer Banks of North Carolina this week for a family reunion. My wife was out walking the beach alone this morning when she met some people that found some really cool conch shells. She found out from them how they were catching them and then we started doing it. Hurricane Bill, while several hundred miles South of us, was affecting the weather by producing some rain storms and stirring up the oceans with big waves (by my Midwestern standards). There were 8-10 ft swells a few... (more...)


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