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Surprise at Lake Arlington (no fish)

PostPosted: Apr Tue 10, 2012 9:40 pm
by Fishin' Pat
Was fishing at LA couple weeks ago, and almost stepped on this guy. Wasn't afraid of humans at all, just flicked his tail at me and went back to sleep.

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After much searching on the internet, I discovered that it's a muskrat. I've seen them before, but never gotten this close to one before. Just thought I'd share.

Re: Surprise at Lake Arlington (no fish)

PostPosted: Apr Wed 11, 2012 1:12 pm
by nbBasshunter
Pretty cool. Funny how some critters there aren't afraid of people. There used be a friendly fox that would sniff around a few feet away from you as well as a blue heron that sits next to you and wants every fish you catch.

Re: Surprise at Lake Arlington (no fish)

PostPosted: Apr Wed 11, 2012 2:30 pm
by pikekid96
nbBasshunter wrote:Pretty cool. Funny how some critters there aren't afraid of people. There used be a friendly fox that would sniff around a few feet away from you as well as a blue heron that sits next to you and wants every fish you catch.

haha thats funny, there is a place i fish and a raccoon comes by you at night, we call him roger, my friend hand feeds him...i wouldnt lol :lol:

Re: Surprise at Lake Arlington (no fish)

PostPosted: May Wed 09, 2012 8:23 am
by flyguy101
That Blue Heron will follow you around and try to swipe your fish have been harrased by him many time while fly-fishing.