Reader, Steve Casper noted: “Larry you should put a note on the top of this blog that all the pics have hi-res versions if you click on them- they are so big that they make great wallpapers for my computer! The carp is on mine now”.
Safety in numbers Hundreds of eyes staring at me. I was a giant in their midst.
Out of the shadows, something BIGGER than I have ever imagined. An aura of royalty swishes past me. The fishermen on the shore will be licking their chops if they see it. In spite of its beauty and size I wonder if it will survive the week-end onslaught.
What does a bass see when it looks at me? Am I as luminous as I perceive her to be? What is the sound of a bass breathing? Shi-shi- shu Does a bass savor its food? Like I savor a melon Unlikely
We are supposed to hate carp But to me they are like 30 pound puppies With their big teary eyes If only they would let me pet them.
Brown bullhead, strange looking and swims in the dark corners of the creek In January, this will be the only fish that will survive due to the lack of oxygen in the water I hope the other fish get the message, and swim downstream to the Chain of Lakes.
Sam showed me how to find a crayfish. “Look for the antennae sticking out from beneath the rock” I hope it found a new hiding place before one of the big bass grabbed it.
Pike What does power and speed look like? A streaking bullet, Only a blur in the water
Big enough to give me a chill up my spine
The utmost respect