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JADJanuary 24th, 2009, 3:36 pm
Alexandria Pa

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Yesterday 1/23/09.

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They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cockís wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,
MartinlfJanuary 25th, 2009, 2:07 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Nice shots, John!
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
RleePJanuary 26th, 2009, 7:05 pm
NW PA - Pennsylvania's Glacial Pothole Wonderland

Posts: 382
Nice shots.. Are they on Walnut, John? They look that way to me.

On Walnut, down on the fist significant bend below the bridge on Old Sterrettania Rd, there's a small trib that comes in from the WSW (I think, anyhow left bank as you face downstream..) and falls off a 6 0r 7 foot high shale ledge. Some of the most beautiful winter pics I've taken in the entire watershed were there. This was many years ago, when I was living on the ancestral homestead in the area.

At the time (this was in the 70's and 80's), Walnut Creek was a "Second Tier" (moderate priority) candidate for State Scenic River designation.
30 years later with a casino on the headwaters and pretty much the entire watershed above PA 832 developed, I would imagine its no longer a candidate for this designation. But in its day (and still now, in a scattering of places..) it and much of Elk as well really were pretty places, unique in Pennsylvania..

Nice pics!
DSFlymanJanuary 27th, 2009, 12:36 am
Posts: 13Awesome - those are sweet shots
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JZordMarch 5th, 2009, 12:29 pm
New York

Posts: 14
really great pictures! the winter always looks so harsh

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