Monthly Archives August 2019

So my daughter has really taken to fishing lately, which made me reminisce about how I used to enjoy fishing the small rivers for brook trout. It's really just trout, they're small, so I only need a handful of lures with me. The wife and kid were gone one day and out of boredom, decided to make a micro tackle box using an Altoids tin. My Altoids tin Micro-Fishing Tackle Box I had an extra cigar box from one of my personal favorite cigar companies. Paul Garmirian. I cut up the bottom of the box using a razor blade knife and then taking a power sander and smoothing the sides and rounding the edges. The bottom is actually just press-fit.…

Spent some time up at the lake, fishing, swimming and watching sunsets. Not to get all mushy, but watching the sunsets was actually a very relaxing and enjoyable event. Even during the height of the July weekends (tourist time) the lake was quite empty when the sun was going down. We would make our way out into the "broads" (the middle of the lake), cut the motor and just let the wind catch the boat broad-side and we would gently drift. Only because the wind caught us I knew we were drifting, but otherwise, no discernable movement was noticed. Even when jumping off the boat in 100+ feet of water, the force of your feet pushing against the boat would…

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