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Shooting Pool in Wichita Falls

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I rarely, if ever go to bars. But I make an exception most Monday nights for the pool league I joined. We recently had our last match and I was showing some of my teammates a few of the pictures I've taken along the way. They all wanted copies.  I thought about it, and figured the easiest way would be to gather them up here on a blog post, then share one link.

I wish I had come up with this idea earlier, so I had at least one shot from every week. But in the end I captured a dozen or so "scenes from a bar" that like.

Todd














Kids Fishing in Copperas Cove Texas

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The little pond at Copperas Cove city park is due to be stocked with trout on the Saturday the 17th of February.  Lately my girls have been very interested in the idea of fishing, so this past weekend we stopped by for a little practice.  Unfortunately we didn't catch anything, but I think the girls still had a fun time.  That said, I am quite sure they'd enjoy it more if we catch something next time.  So dad decided to do a little research.

My first stop was at the Texas department of Parks & Wildlife website, where I find a nice little pdf for beginning fishermen (I fished quite a bit as a kid, but am a bit rusty to be a really good teacher to my girls just now).  Here's the link:  https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_bk_k0700_0639d.pdf

That does a pretty good job of covering all the basics. 
The next concern I had was bait, so I checked out this video (also on the website):



That definitely gave me some good ideas.  
Of course, since the pond is goin…