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1. Ray O’Conner - Ultimate Night Fisherman - He loved to fish and he loved to teach others how to fish.


Owned the home we lived in in Aurora Wisconsin when I was a boy.


Ultimate Bullhead Fisherman -


Knew where - Favorite sloughs (off the Menomenie River seprating Wisconsin from Michigan?) ... He never really told us where we were.


Knew How - Pole with a kerosene lantern on the end to draw bugs or fish or both. Bamboo poles with bait fished in the light.


Knew what it took to be successful -


Prepared to stay until they quit biting - Gunnysacks for fish

Prepared to finish when fishing was over -

Wheelbarrow to dump the catch in -

Special vise in his workshop that held a special board he’d made to nail the bullheads to in order to skin them.

Assigned task for each fisherman who went with him.