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Fish and Fire Extinguishers
Old 05-06-2013   #1
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Fish and Fire Extinguishers

What do fish and fire extinguishers have in common ?

well when I first asked the fishermen, their answer was: "When the fish catch fire, that's how we put them out".

Little did I know, that in Chicago, they have a concept called "power lining" or "power casting". They take a fire extinguisher, refill it with CO2, attach a pipe, then into the pipe goes a bob attached to a line of baited hooks. a press of the trigger and , whoosh, off goes the line a couple hundred feet into the lake. Today the Coho Salmon were hitting along with cut-throat trout.

here's some digi-snaps, I have B&W film which I still need to develop.





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Old 05-09-2013   #2
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Now that's interesting.
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The CO2 would also be good for freezing a soft bait, so it will hold together during the cast.
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Much like `ice road truckers` its been done elsewhere for decades
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