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Ordered in a bunch of gravel and extended my campground, I can offer some nice free camping to motorcyclists that need a place to bivouac on their way through eastern Ontario if that is of interest to y'all.
 

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How are the mosquitoes up there? Those and black flies are what do me in.
Flies are nearly done for the season, it only gets better for the rest of the year (y) ground is almost too dry here now for optimum traction, everything turns to peat moss. Water is low but the fishing is good 🐡
 

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Flies are nearly done for the season, it only gets better for the rest of the year (y) ground is almost too dry here now for optimum traction, everything turns to peat moss. Water is low but the fishing is good 🐡
The water is so low at our cottage that we had to take the boat out as the gunwale is below the bump rail on the dock. The dock has been there for almost 60 years and never has the water been this low.
 

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The water is so low at our cottage that we had to take the boat out as the gunwale is below the bump rail on the dock. The dock has been there for almost 60 years and never has the water been this low.
Be careful this information has been declared top secret. Unless remove from the skif by TrialsRider than it is clearly declassified.

Shit is drying out everywhere. Until the floods hit.
 

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Be careful this information has been declared top secret. Unless remove from the skif by TrialsRider than it is clearly declassified.

Shit is drying out everywhere. Until the floods hit.
The real worry here and likely with Trials, is these lakes are spring fed, so generally there isn't a large fluctuation in water level.
 

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Is this an opportunity for me to nerd out about groundwater percolation rates (and apply my masters in Geo-engineering... aka rocks-for-jocks)?
 
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Some people demonstrate an ability to witch for water, some can't, unfortunately I just don't have what it takes. My father-in-law had a neat way to demonstrate water witching, if you were trying to make it work (unsuccessfully in a place he knew it should work) he could walk up behind you and touch just the ends of the Y-shaped stick you were holding using only his finger tips and the darn stick would start twisting in your hand, very strange experience.
He always used a fresh cut Y-shaped branch off a fruit bearing tree, Apple tree for example.
 

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Can you witch for water? or do they teach you about that :geek:
While I did go to grad school in Missouri... (Missouri University of science and tech) they did not.

I really only did it because time off it got me from the army. All the "dumb" army engineers went to the Geo Engineering program, hence the degree nickname rocks for jocks. The nerds went into stuff like engineering management.
 
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I would argue that water witching is mostly just confirmation bias. You just keep witching until you find water... and once you do you forget how much time it took you to do and you believe it worked
 

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Once you call in a drilling rig it cost big bucks, you want to know you are going to hit water in a place where there is not a lot of water to be found and a whole bunch of potential dry holes. I'm running 5 for 5 because of my father in law (y)
Some of the most talented people I ever met had a grade 8 education and a whole lot of life experience.
 

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Oh I'm not denying that.

I'm just saying that water witching is astrology for yokels

( in the most playful manner possible. Obviously )
 
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