Monday, March 15, 2010

My World Tuesday Season # 2 Episode # 23

This is my posting for the My World Meme. It is hosted by Klaus, Sandy, Wren,  Sylvia and myself. Won't you join in, I want to see where you live and thrive. 

I went to a sportsman show this week at the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow, Ohio. The guard displayed a few pieces of equipment out front of the armory.
I ran into an old friend that had mounted my Fish Ohio Walleye in 2003. His name is Skip Schweitzer and he fishes Lake Hodgson at times. He used to be a sports writer for the local paper and featured me one time. I enjoy seeing Skip every time I meet him. He runs a Skip's Taxidermy in Mantua, Ohio just North of Kent.
This is a pair of fish he caught on Lake Erie. It is a big Walleye and a big Sheepshead (Freshwater Drum). It was a fun day for him.
I also met Jack Kiser who currently writes for the paper and ran the show. He is the founder of Buckeye Angler Multimedia and hosts a TV show. We had a good conversation.
I went to a Muskie Seminar which I will tell about later but thought a neat photo of a Muskie would be cool. They are the biggest fish we have in the area.
There was so many other things going on this weekend to be left for another day. The Ohio State Basketball Team won the Big Ten tournament and heads to the dance with a #2 seed.

38 comments:

Carver said...

Sounds like a fun event to attend. I enjoyed the sequence of shots.

Sylvia K said...

You did have a fun weekend, didn't you, Tom? I love it and thanks for sharing it with us. What a fun part of your world! Have a great week!

Sylvia

maryt/theteach said...

Great My World post, fishing guy! anonch

LadyFi said...

Sounds as if you enjoyed yourself!

Rajesh said...

Your friend has fantastic items in his collection.

Randi said...

The sequence of shots looks great and I can see that you had a wonderful week!

Martha Z said...

It looks like a great event for a fishing enthusiast!
I haven't noticed that header photo before, it is amazing, the fish caught by the camera and the lure at the same instant.

KaHolly said...

Looks like you had a fun time! Thanks for stopping by my post about names today! It is a fun list, and we had even more fun making up new names, not just for bird groups but other wildlife, too. Sure had a lot of laughs and came up with some imaginative names. Take care, karen

Babooshka said...

A post that sums your blog name up a treat. Say what you see. Love to have a go in that tank. Love the header shot too. Timing perfect.ta

Babooshka said...

A post that sums your blog name up a treat. Say what you see. Love to have a go in that tank. Love the header shot too. Timing perfect.ta

siromade08 said...

That's really your world, happy to know your having a good time...

Beautiful photo collections of the fish, pretty big. How heavy are those fish?

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Tom, Bet you really enjoyed the sportsman show....

Congrats to OSU for its win and seed... I thought they should have been a Number one seed --instead of Duke...Oh Well.
Betsy

ewok1993 said...

i didn't know they do that to fishes too!

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

Attending a sportsman show is a good venue for a "fishing guy". Nice pictures.

imac said...

Sounds exciting Tom.

SandyCarlson said...

What a great weekend, my friend. Awesome shots.

Rose said...

Sounds like you had a good time....

George said...

It looks as if the sportsman show was a big success. I look forward to hearing about the Muskie Seminar. Enjoy March Madness.

Darla said...

I know you enjoyed this visit very much....how much fun, sort of like if I was at a garden show..

blog with no name said...

Cool weekend Tom. Love the lures hanging on the wall, looks like sumething I would eat if I were a fish...

J Bar said...

Interesting stuff.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Ebie said...

Looks like a fun weekend!

P.S. I love your header, beautiful catch!

Regina said...

Great and interesting world!

NicoleB said...

What an interesting place to got to!
And such great people you met as well.
And hey, nothing better than fun filled weekends :D!

Glennis said...

Great bit of taxidermy, those were real big fish and all those trophy heads on the wall, each one would tell a story I guess. Wonderful weekend for you.

Vicky said...

Nice weekend !!!! Very beautiful post!!!

Carletta said...

This show definitely has "Fishing Guy" written all over it! :)
Sounds like you had a great time.

Tipper said...

Looks like a fun show full of interesting things and people!

Sistertex said...

This is great. I love to go fishing, sitting out in the boat waiting for a bite. Haven't gotten to do it for a very long time. Hoping I will eventually get to go again, and more often. Thanks so much for sharing your world.

Cezar and Léia said...

As a boy (that means, still nowadays :), I would like to have a tank like that to play with!
God bless you!
Cezar

Starnitesky said...

Looks like you had a great time!

Pietro said...

Very beautiful post for My World, I enjoyed the sequence of fine pictures a lot!

Grace Olsson said...

a fun event.And the photos are very nice
congrats
have a nice day
graceolsson.com/blog

Lanny said...

Ahh you are speaking fish today!

Maria said...

Hi Tom, I just posted a new header showing snow drops - what's next? How does the header competition work :)

Tom said...

I would have loved to have been there... my eyes would have been darting from one stall to the next... just like a kid in a sweet shot... ha!..

I will nip over and see Maries header...

Twisted Fencepost said...

That is the first time I've ever seen a musky. I've heard of them all my life but never seen one.
I know that must have been a fun weekend for you!

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Some good looking fish there Tom.