August looms and kids all over Denver are itching for fishing, or anything else to while away the last days of summer. CRAWDADS! — those crustaceans of the shallows that lurk in every slow-moving body of water in town, await their nemeses. One can almost picture them flourishing their pincers in a ‘Bring it on!’ moment.
The recommended equipment for crawdad-fishin’ is rather tricky and expensive. Here is your shopping list, Mom:
1) a stick.
2) a string.
3) a paperclip.
4) a hot dog.
Seriously, the beauty of crawdad-fishin’ is its simplicity: