Getting wet - or not

How to avoid getting wet when you fall.

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Martin Joergensen

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And trust me: you will fall if you haven't already. A bit of care and preparation in that regard will enable you to continue fishing in spite of having been partly submerged.
I wasn't prepared this day, and because of this I wound up recording this podcast in my car.

So I thought I might as well spend some time pondering about practicalities concerning dives taken in waders and jacket - like "zip your jacket", "tighten the cuffs", "keep your camera and cell phone somwhere dry", "bring dry clothes" and other things that come to mind... once you have been in...

Images for this day's podcast
Fun with the camera - While waiting for the others to get out of the water I had some fun with my camera. This effect was done in-camera
Fun with the camera
Wet podcaster - Yours truly in an uncomfortable situation - this is January, and not warm at all.
Wet podcaster
Why the flash was going - The reason why I saw flashing in the water while sitting in my car.
Why the flash was going
My own fish of the day - Not big, but the first one for 2007
My own fish of the day

More about staying dry and warm

Published February 3rd 2007
Duration 27 minutes and 56 seconds
File size 25.61 Mb

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From: Mark Laymon · mark·at·  Link
Submitted February 22nd 2007

I feel for you. I fell in while duck hunting a few years ago. Since I live in Florida I did not have a heater in the car. Ended up sick for 6 weeks. Since then I always carry extra clothes and blankets.

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