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Re: NFC: Re: minnow trap vandals
Norman Edelen wrote:
> At least they left you the trap. I have had three traps removed from the
> creek in my backyard. For some reason, people can't seem to leave minnow
> traps alone. I should have hidden the lines better, but I figured no one
> would be on my property, so I simply tied the lines to a handy tree branch
> with no thought of concealment.
Yeah the trap itself was concealed pretty well, *under* the river bank.
There is a big tree that hangs right over the river, and I shoved the
trap under its roots since I frequently see minnows take refuge in there
when people approach.
My recovery line was bright white kite string and even though it was in
the weeds I suppose it would be visible to anyone approaching the bank
at this point.
I'll make up for my losses there on saturday when I'll have some seining
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls
and looks like work." --Edison