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Re: silversides & snakes

On Wed, 24 Jun 1998, Kudzu wrote:

> Thanks for the info on the silversides. This makes a lot of sense to me! I
> have been trying to dipnet the guys and that is no easy task!! Takes more
> patience that I have. However they seem to be real curious and that is how I
> managed to get the ones I had. I set out a minnow trap in hopes of catching
> some that way. So far no luck but tons or Sunnies! I think blue gills but
> they are so small its hard to tell.
> I also found an unwanted animal in there. A water snake! I guess all the
> little sunnies were more than he could stand. I hope he enjoyed his last
> meal because he never found his way out and drowned.

You haven't even BEGUN to enjoy the 'fun' of trapping!  Wait until you
catch one of those nasty little beasties still alive.  It's a real hoot
trying to open a trap with a P.O'd snake snapping at you the whole time!



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