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Posted by Michael Strahan on Dec 10 2004
John,  (is that your real name, or are you a Disney character?)

Your apology is accepted, and perfectly understandable.  Although I do occasionally go by "Mr. Wizard", in this case "Sir Michael, your Lordship" will do.  This is an informal environment, after all, and we're all friends here.

The truth is that my lack of comment on the float hunting aspect was an intentional attempt to allow an opening for some of the other experts here to chime in with their knowledge.  Clearly they are feeling intimidated by my superior knowledge and are waiting to see what I have to say first.  This shows great wisdom.  After all, nobody wants to go out on a limb and then end up looking like a fool.  Well, almost nobody.

I should mention to JCR (is that his real name, or is he a Spongebob Squarepants character?) that the "Squirrel River" no longer offers the quality of squirrel experiences it once did.  Years ago the local folks up in that area used to intercept the vast herds of migrating squirrels in various passes and corridors in that area.  Hence, the name "Squirrel River", from the ancient Inuit word meaning "a river of squirrels".  Clearly I have a vast knowledge of the history of this area, which I have been holding back from sharing as a benevolent gesture to allow someone else to look nearly as smart as I.  

As to specific float hunting tactics, I'm out of time presently and will write in concerning that later on.  For those of you with itchy fingers out there, feel free to add your tips and tricks to this and I'll try to put them into a logical context later.  Don't be intimidated by my vast wisdom of this subject; everyone was a beginner once, and there is no shame in looking stupid.

I will write more later on this.

With sincerest arrogance,


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