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While canoe fishing, I try out Berkley Powerbait Trout Nibbles, in chartreuse color, for Bluegill. I am pleasantly surprised that a couple of Big Bass are interested in the tiny dough bait too! Plus, I get a sighting of a Kingfisher and American Coot birds on the lake.

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The following gear I used in this video:
Berkley Trout Nibbles 1.8 oz
Lews Custom Pro Reel (TLC3000)
Rapala Fish High Contrast Digital Scale
St. Croix 2-piece Rod 6 1/2″
Stren Original 330 Yard Spool, 8 lb test, clear blue
Berkley Trilene XL Monofilament 300 yard, 8lb
Daiwa Procyon EX Spinning Reel 3000
Boga Grip, 15 lb scale
Frabill Power Stow Net 20×24 Hoop 36in Sliding Handle
Werner Skagit Paddle
Stanley Fat Max 1/2″ X 6′ Fatmax Keychain Tape Measure
Panasonic HC-V770 HD Camcorder
GoPro Hero 8


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Summer is almost over but fishing is still hot, and so is the weather. After a recent rainstorm, I test out the Berkley Gulp Alive Jigging Grubs to see if it can catch Bluegill in dark dirty water. Plus, let’s watch two kinds of fireworks, from the brilliance of 4th of July to the natural glow of Fireflies at dusk.

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The following gear I used or appear in this video:
Berkley Gulp Alive Jigging Grub
Lews Custom Pro Reel (TLC3000)
St. Croix 2-piece Rod 6 1/2″
Stren Original 330 Yard Spool, 8 lb test, clear blue
Berkley Trilene XL Monofilament 300 yard, 8lb
Daiwa Procyon EX Spinning Reel 3000
Boga Grip, 15 lb scale
Frabill Power Stow Net 20×24 Hoop 36in Sliding Handle
Werner Skagit Paddle
Stanley Fat Max 1/2″ X 6′ Fatmax Keychain Tape Measure
Panasonic HC-V770 HD Camcorder
GoPro Hero 8

Let just have fun doing simple canoe fishing at a remote lake, and escape the noisy city. We can do relaxing fishing for bass and enjoy the sounds of nature, from frogs croaking to birds singing. Plus, there are cute baby foxes in my backyard! My cat likes to watch them too. Check out my latest video.

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The following gear I used or appear in this video:
Berkley Gulp! Nightcrawler Natural, 6-inch
Lews Custom Pro Reel (TLC3000)
Rapala Fish High Contrast Digital Scale
St. Croix 2-piece Rod 6 1/2″
Stren Original 330 Yard Spool, 8 lb test, clear blue
Berkley Trilene XL Monofilament 300 yard, 8lb
Daiwa Procyon EX Spinning Reel 3000
Boga Grip, 15 lb scale
Frabill Power Stow Net 20×24 Hoop 36in Sliding Handle

Werner Skagit Paddle
Stanley Fat Max 1/2″ X 6′ Fatmax Keychain Tape Measure
Panasonic HC-V770 HD Camcorder
GoPro Hero 8

For more about me, my Art, Outdoor and Nature stuff, please visit…
Instagram (@sir_albertus)
https://www.instagram.com/sir_albertus/
Art Website
http://www.designosaurus.etsy.co

I got a new rod for the new season, the St. Croix travel rod, and I test it out to see if it can handle a big Carp. Let’s see if is strong enough. Plus, wildlife, life a muskrat and turtles, come out from hibernation! I see a beautiful eagle too!

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The following gear I used or appear in this video:
St. Croix 2-piece Rod 6 1/2″
Stren Original 330 Yard Spool, 8 lb test, clear blue
Gamakatsu Octopus Circle Hook, 10 Per Pack (size 8)
Reaction Tackle Drop Shot lead weights, 1/4 oz
Daiwa Procyon EX Spinning Reel 3000
Boga Grip, 15 lb scale
Aqua Bound Sting Ray Hybrid 2-Piece Kayak Paddle
Stanley Fat Max 1/2″ X 6′ Fatmax Keychain Tape Measure
Canon Vixia HF R800
GoPro Hero 8

drawing: giant tortoise

March 6, 2022

I’ve been meaning to draw a Galapagos Turtle for a while. Here, the Giant Tortoise finds a lone berry tree. The tree is just big enough as a snack for this big turtle’s appetite.

Please feel free to check out my other outdoor and nature drawings at my shop.

When I began fishing as a youngling, I always wondered if fish hide for cover from the bad weather. In this episode, I challenge myself to catch fish on a cold, windy, overcast day, in the fall time. I use the good old live nightcrawler with the intent to catch Carp, which taunt me, but I get surprised by catching a nice-sized White Perch and a Big Bass in a shallow flat part of the lake.

Plus, as a birdwatcher, I like seeing so many Starling birds, feeding and flying in a cluster, this time of year. And I am blessed with a double rainbow in the end!

illustration: cicada

May 30, 2021

Where were you 17 years ago? Well, that is the last time the Brood X bugs were around, making ruckus in the trees. The Cicadas are here! Don’t be afraid. They may look creepy. One may smack you in the head by mistake, when flying clumsily, but they are harmless. They are simply out to look for a mate.

These red-eyed Cicadas are only in certain states on the East coast and the Midwest. So get out there and check them out because you’ll have to wait another 17 years to see them again.

Here’s a drawing I did of one critter, hanging out high in the canopy. Can you hear it buzzing away?

Happy Memorial Weekend all!

While canoe/kayak fishing, I put Fenwick Eagle 2-Piece rod to the test to see if I can pull in a powerful fish. The quality spinning rod is medium fast with excellent feedback, but how is its strength? I hope to catch a bass, but I end up fighting a fish that is even stronger, heavier and quite possibly my personal best in weight!

Plus, I get a sighting of several Bald Eagles, flying, perched and… walking?!

Check out my video, and enjoy.

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The following gear appear in this video:
Fenwick Eagle Spinning 2-piece rod
Gamakatsu Octopus Circle Hook (size 8)
Reaction Tackle – Lead Drop Shot, 1/8 oz
Stren Original Monofilament 10 lb test
Boga Grip
Frabill Power Stow Net 20×24 Hoop 36in Sliding Handle
Aqua Bound Sting Ray Hybrid 2-Piece Kayak Paddle
Panasonic HC-V800 HD Camcorder
GoPro Hero 8 Black

drawing: the kingfisher

February 22, 2021

While I was fishing the other day, a bird, perched over the water, caught my eye. At first, I thought it was a Blue Jay because, well, it was blue, and it had a crest on its head. But then, it made a nice subtle chirping. Blue Jays actually make a loud alarming sound. So I knew this bird was different.

I continued to fish. An hour or so later, I saw the bird again. This time, the bird had a Bluegill in its mouth. The bluegill was almost as big as the bird itself! I suddenly realized that this bird is a Kingfisher!

I’ve seen nature shows that featured kingfishers and how good they are at catching their food from the water. And here it is right before my eyes. In honor of the sighting, I just had to draw the cute little bugger (when I got home).

Sorry to get so excited but I always wanted to see this amazing little bird in person. Plus, I am a birder enthusiast AND I love fishing. Birds that are made for catching fish are a win-win in my book :)

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How many times have you went fishing and only got one fish? Well, it happens to everybody, once and again, so don’t feel bad. In this video, I compile 3 moments, from the year, when it happened to me, but I saw it as a positive that I did not get skunked and I was able to catch something.

This video is a special edition of my Bite-sized Fishing series, meaning that I only catch one fish each time, but still fun! I show you the 3 ways I catch (and release) the fish. Check out my short video and enjoy.

Catch #1 – While pier fishing, I get a fat aggressive 9-inch Bluegill caught on a large crankbait.
Catch #2 – While bank fishing, I get another nice Bluegill, that is dark-colored, caught on a bobber rig with a Berkley worm.
Catch #3 – While canoe fishing, I get a 2-pound toothy Chain Pickerel that is caught with a Yozuri 3DB jerkbait.

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