The Mitchell 308 Reel

One thing my dad never got rid of was his fishing gear. From the time he was a kid he kept all his gear. One piece in particular caught my attention one day as I was "shopping" his fishing gear. My dad had a Mitchell 308 reel in it's original box with the manual in perfect condition. When I saw it I knew I wanted to try it out. So I asked and my dad let me take it. I believe I am the only one who is allowed to "shop" my dad's fishing gear. Well, I have to ask, he just gives lures to the grandkids! But that is…
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My Scout Field Log

This post was taken from my Scout Field Log on the Sanborn Canoe website. I wanted to post this first because this is what got me interested in sharing my outdoor experiences with others. Enjoy! As a boy I always enjoyed fishing trips with my father. Waking up early seemed easy when it was for a fishing trip. (more…)
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The Mitchell 308 Reel

One thing my dad never got rid of was his fishing gear. From the time he was a kid he kept all his gear. One piece in particular caught my attention one day as I was "shopping" his fishing gear. My dad had a Mitchell 308 reel in it's original box with the manual in perfect condition. When I saw it I knew I wanted to try it out. So I asked and my dad let me take it. I believe I am the only one who is allowed to "shop" my dad's fishing gear. Well, I have to ask, he just gives lures to the grandkids! But that is…
Read More

My Scout Field Log

This post was taken from my Scout Field Log on the Sanborn Canoe website. I wanted to post this first because this is what got me interested in sharing my outdoor experiences with others. Enjoy! As a boy I always enjoyed fishing trips with my father. Waking up early seemed easy when it was for a fishing trip. (more…)
Read More