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This trail tip comes with a guarantee and one you might not expect. Lone ventures in hope of spotting a Sasquatch might turn out better when you can beat the odds. Here's how you can pull one over on the Big Guy. Disguise yourself as a trout fisherman and check out those mountain valley beaver ponds. Don't forget your fly rod and always keep a camera handy. There's no guarantee you will spot a Sasquatch, but you are guaranteed to spot some great country and you're just as sure to have a great time while you wait. Plus, you can always use your camera to bring back that needed proof of the big one that got away.
Adventurers: Robert Morgan's Bigfoot Field Manual is your pass key to Bigfoot Country....Don't leave home without it. ~Cliff Crook
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Use for WD-40
WD-40 attracks fish. Spray a LITTLE on live bait or lures and you will be catching the big one in no time.
No charge directory assistance!
Phone companies are charging us $1. or more for 411 - information calls when they don't have to. When you need to use the 411/information option,
simply dial: 1-800-FREE-411 or 1-800-373-3411 without incurring a charge.
Place a fresh fabric softener square in your shirt pocket to ward off mosquitoes and other flying parasites.
(Blend in with vanilla and licorice) Know it or not, a snap of a twig can trigger off the forest warning system. So can a sniff. Two of the best scent covers
are vanilla and licorice. Spray some vanilla and chew on some licorice. These scents are each calming to forest animals.
Get rid of ants with a sprinkle of cinnamon. They like it and will die happy. Bring some along with sleeping under the stars this summer or on a picnic.
Moles be gone.....just place a square of X-Lax down the hole and goodbye mole. They can't resist it and X themselves to death. Works on rats also.
If you live in tick country, are going to visit it, or are around people who have returned, here are some tips.
This tiny speck of big trouble waiting to happen has been proven deadly too often. Some ticks in certain areas carry Rocky Mountain spotted fever and
lyme disease. Penetration of an egg-heavy female tick at the base of the skull can be very dangerous. This is because she is apt to stay hidden in the hair
until increasing stiffness of the neck prompts a close inspection. If all parts of the tick are not found and removed, respiratory paralysis and even death are
possibilities. You won't want this blood-thirsty little bore nosed bug on you let alone, so long that you are thinking about giving it a name so here are some
tick tips worth remembering.
1)Ticks don't usually dig in to suck blood for a few hours and can be detected by afternoon inspection, and removed by placing a knife blade between
the tick and your skin.
2)A campfire ember or heat from a match will often encourage one to back out as will touching them with lighter fluid or gasoline, or coal oil, shaving
lotion, or something alcoholic. Ticks should not be pulled out because parts of their head or body might break off and cause infection. These parts should
be cut out and ticks should never be crushed upon removal. Squashing them with your fingers is dangerous since they release poisons that can be absorbed.
Extra Note: Before heading into tick country prior immunization is wise. Tick spray your dog and your clothes after reading the cautions. Inspect your
clothes after your outing. Aureomycin and cloromycetin can control the fever from a tick bite in one day. Wash the tick wound with soap and water, dry,
and cover with a sterile compress, and bandage. Check with your doctor. Inspect your clothes.