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  • Saturday, February 20, 2010

    Our Friend Jack

    Fishing Story
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    .. Finally got around to going fishing, but after a while we ran out of worms. On the lake shore was a cottonmouth snake with a frog in his mouth, and frogs are good bass bait. Knowing the snake couldn't bite with the frog in his mouth; we grabbed him right behind the head, took the frog and put it in the bait bucket. Now the dilemma was how to release the snake without getting bit.
    .. We grabbed the medicinal bottle of Jack Daniels and poured a little whiskey in its mouth. His eyes rolled back and he went limp. The snake was released into the lake without incident and we continued fishing with the frog.
    .. A little later, there was a nudge on our foot. There was that same damn snake with two frogs in his mouth.