Fishing Is For More Than The Food

“Gone fishin’, instead of just a-wishin’.”

That’s what the original television fisherman, Harold Ensley, The Sportsman’s Friend, used to say on his Saturday evening program. We were excited when Mr. Ensley spoke  during a conservation meeting many years ago, and we can recall some of his fish stories.

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Only Nature Controls Blaze In Wonderland

Never underestimate the power of fire and wind.

Those who do are quickly proven wrong. A strike of a match or even an unintended spark whisked by a tiny gust can set the earth afire. An old saying, “It spread like wildfire,” comes to life and soon engulfs the countryside taking prairie, timber, homes businesses, cities and lives with it. Nature becomes the uncontrollable power.

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Horses Require Additional Attention With Spring Weather

Spring has sprung, the grass has turned green seemingly overnight, and already winter hairs are flying freely and any sign of a horse’s ribs showing are rapidly
disappearing.

Horses usually remain healthy during the winter months as long as they have plenty of good hay and water. However, when the weather starts to warm up, disease problems become much more common, warned Dr, John Harris at his highly-modern Harris Equine Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

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Financial Management Must Still Be Progressive

“Be better to put that money in a can and bury it in the garden.”

That’s a philosophy lots of folks who had funds in the stock market and other risk investments wished they would have had before the economic downturn of 2008. There are some who had the foresight to see that decline and did place their funds in more secure places. Far more suffered losses, which have not been restored.

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