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Moonlight frogging safari on Stansbury Lake nets smiles

23 Aug

Weston Thomsen examines an American Bullfrog caught on the shores of Stansbury Lake (photo by Clint Thomsen)

Weston Thomsen examines an American Bullfrog caught on the shores of Stansbury Lake (photo by Clint Thomsen)

Jessica Johnson aimed a flashlight toward the marshy shoreline, meticulously scanning the shallows. She reached up to part the dangling branches of a willow tree as the canoe crept slowly beneath it. Tranquil cricket song carried across the darkened surface, interrupted occasionally by a deep baritone croak from somewhere nearby. We were trolling the banks of Stansbury Lake, but the moment’s combined elements were more evocative of a lazy float down a Louisiana bayou.

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2 responses to “Moonlight frogging safari on Stansbury Lake nets smiles

  1. Kristine Shreve

    August 25, 2008 at 1:16 pm

    Frogs are not my favorite animals, but it sounds like Weston had a good time. Who won the frog jumping contest?

     
  2. Terry Scoville

    August 26, 2008 at 1:49 am

    Hi Clint, Kristine said you were looking for some hunters/huntresses who might be able to help you with an article you’re working on. Well, I am at your disposal. Be a pleasure to help in any way I can!

     

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