Monday, February 17, 2014

Way To Spend A Weekend



Saturday and Sunday, Bulldog Man and I headed out early to catch some trout to place in our freezer.  The wind picked up a bit on Saturday. so we only stayed out at the pond a couple of hours and caught only 2 trout.  

On the way home, we stopped off at Bass Pro Shop in Oklahoma City and found a couple of really light fishing rods with reels at a great price.  These rods will be great rods for fishing trout, bass, and crappie.  Bulldog Man and I decided to try the new rods at the pond on Sunday.

Sunday morning at 5:30 AM, we arrived at the pond and setup our gear.  Dropping our fishing lines in the water, we sat back in our comfy camping chairs, enjoying a nice hot cup of coffee, while watching the moon disappear through the clouds, and the sun appear over the horizon, waiting for a fish to bite.  As the sun blessed us with her shine, a pair of beavers swims across in front of us, heading toward the other side of the pond.  Geese fly in, landing in the water, while ducks float along the shoreline looking for food, and a medium-sized turtle swims under our fishing lines, and occasionally pops his head up to let us know he’s there.  

Sunday afternoon we brought home 5 more trout to add to our freezer stash for meals later on.    Okay ………. Bulldog Man wants me to note he caught the fish.  I’ll let him take the credit, he earned it :-)


Besides, the best part about fishing, is spending time relaxing together, and enjoying the great outdoors. 

The moon going behind the clouds.

Beautiful sunrise.


Bulldog Man watching the sunrise.

Saturday's catch.

Sunday's catch.

 
Beans ticked because he didn't get to go fishing.

37 comments:

  1. What a wonderful post. Looks like a beautiful weekend. Is it too early to say Spring is around the corner? Hope it is!! Enjoy those trout. I used to fish with my Dad when I was younger but haven't in ages (and ages). Might need to do that sometime.

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    1. 1st Man,

      It was a beautiful weekend. Springs not here yet, temperatures to drop after this weekend :-(

      You should get back into fishing, it's so relaxing and your out in the middle of mother nature. What makes it even better is if you're with the one you love.

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  2. MMMMM. Trout. I am gonna sneak down there and steal em I swear.

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    1. Wait I have a plan, a gunny sack and a kidnapped Beans might get me the trout I want. Bahahahahahahaha

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    2. PP I think you need an accomplice. I'll handle Beans while you snag the fish.

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    3. PP,

      You can try to steal them but I really think Beans would hear you coming before you get to the door. Remember Beans' nickname is KILLER!!!!

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    4. SCI,

      You can try to handle him............I think he will get to you first, lol
      Remember he's a KILLER Chihuahua!!!! Or shall I say the BOSS ..........Bahahahahaha!!!

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    5. Sci - i can't believe you gurl!!!!

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  3. hey PP - you leave poor little beans alone or you know what will happen!

    Sweet Sandy - it sounds like you had an awesome time and those are some nice looking trout! i'll be sure to show jambaloney - he'll be pleased as punch! did you eat any of them fresh or just freeze them all? all of the pics are gorgeous but i love the one of little beans! much love to you all!
    your friend,
    kymber

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    1. Sweet Kymber,

      That's right PP, you'll know what will happen!!!! PP = A Chihuahua treat!!!

      We had a blast out there fishing. No this time we put up the trout to eat in the next couple of weeks. Were going to try to get as many as we can legally before the season is up the end of the month. Please share with Jambaloney :-)

      Sending love and hugs to you both
      Sandy

      P.S. Beans sends you a Killer Smile :-)

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    2. Sweet Sandy - me and Beans are a "killing" team. i got the *ss-kicking boots and he's got the teeth that won't let go - bahahahahah!

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  4. How awesome! Glad you two spent some quality time together and were rewarded for your efforts. Great photos. As to Beans being upset, Miss Izzy gets down right crabby when we leave her at home too!

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    1. Izzy,

      It was great, and needed. We both have been very busy and stressed with family medical issues. Thank you, l love taking pictures when I can .................I'm mean when I'm not catching fish, Bahahahahaha!!!

      Miss Izzy needs to go fishing!!!

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  5. Oh I LOVE fishing it is the most relaxing time for me in the outdoors that I love and I never really worry if I catch anything or not. Lots of good memories fishing with my Dad and my Brother. Hug B

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    1. B,
      We are the same way, it's just beautiful to be out with mother nature. Hubby and I will continue to make wonderful memories fishing.

      One day you, your Hero, Bulldog Man and I need to go fishing :-)

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  6. Sounds like a great way to spend the weekend!

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    1. DFW,

      It was a wonderful way to spend our holiday weekend.

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  7. THAT is the textbook definition of a great weekend!

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    1. Rev. Paul,

      Very true!!! I loved every minute of it. In fact, were going to repeat it this weekend :-)

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  8. I am glad you posted photos. For some reason I pictured you ice fishing. Bet those trout will taste good!

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    1. Michaele,

      We froze our butts off. We dressed in layers and peeled a layer off each time the temperature rose. The trout is really nice, to bad trout season will be over on the 28th of the month.

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  9. Sandy
    It sounds like the perfect way to spend a day!
    Those fish don't look bad either.

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    1. Kimberly,

      It was a wonderful way to spend the day and the fish were delicious. We had some, and froze the rest for eating later on.

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  10. Fishing is so relaxing. The perfect day.

    As many as we have told men Size doesn't matter when it comes to fishing it does. Sorry, Jay! Sandy is still champion.

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    1. Gail,

      Fishing is one of the best ways to relax. The second best was is to walk in the woods, or along a creek and look for rocks.

      Yes.......size with fish matter!!!!

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  11. all your troutses are belong to me!!

    hahaha!!!

    seriously - great catch and it looks like you had a ton of fun!

    all my best!!!

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    1. Jambaloney,

      Your starting to sound like PP, lol

      Seriously we had a blast fishing, were going to do some more trout fishing tomorrow. I bet you're getting ready to do some big time fishing when the ice melts?

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  12. OM NOM NOM NOM NOM.... Thats the sound of Scifi and I eating the dog since Sandy wouldn't give up the fish :)

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    1. PP,

      Hhhhhhhheeeeeellllllllppppppppp!!!!!!!

      The sounds of PP and SCI being attacked by the killer Chihuahua protecting the trout :-)

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  13. What a catch! Now I'm hungry for fried fish, LOL.

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    1. Leigh,

      Come on over, we have plenty. That is unless PP, SCI, and Jambaloney steal the fish.

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  14. This sounds likd a great way to spend the weekend! I look forward to fishin here.

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    1. M.E.,

      It is a great way to spend the weekend. You should go fishing there when you have time, it's so relaxing.

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  15. I loved the photos. Thanks for sharing, Sandy.
    Kathi

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  16. Sounds like a lovely Sunday to me! The only fish available to us up here in northern MN are those taken by ice fishing. But, oh my, do they ever taste good!

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    1. Mama Pea,

      It was just wonderful Mama Pea!!! I remember ice fishing up north in Michigan. Lot's of work but so worth it :-)

      Soon the ice will be gone and you can enjoy fishing in the warmth.

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