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Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Live in Venango County. Hunting Camp in Warren County
My son and I were crappy fishing tuesday. He was in the front of my canoe. I heard him say, "That's an interesting development." I said what is? He says "Hold on a minute" I'm still fishing but I can see he is reaching around for something up there. He straightens up and has a small black snake in his hand, maybe 30 inches at most, and he tosses it over the side and it swims to shore. We figured it must have been snoozing under the canoe seat.
About 10 minutes later I look up and see the head of another snake sticking out from under the seat by his back pocket. I say, Hey theres another one, stay in the middle and balance us Ill get it. Took me three tries to grab it, guess I'm not so fast as the boy is. Tossed it over and it to swam for shore.
I say "Think we ought to paddle in and check for more?" He says, No, lets just keep on as we are, seems to be working pretty well." No more snakes but we had a bucket of nice crappies. Kids is 28, you couldn't get him riled if his pants were on fire.
Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.
"When a pine needle falls in the forest, the eagle sees it, the deer hears it, and the bear smells it."
an old First Nations saying