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Quickly get out of wakeboard bindings

Quickly get out of wakeboard bindings

Are there any tips for getting out of wakeboard bindings quickly?
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Adult-sized bass attacking swimmers’ feet

Adult-sized bass attacking swimmers’ feet

Why would an adult-sized bass attack swimmers’ feet?
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Pesticide spraying

Pesticide spraying

Is it possible to determine whether pesticide spraying has been conducted near one’s cottage?
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Algae, frogs and lake health

Algae, frogs and lake health

What kind of algae is long and blown up like a balloon with thin, green, slippery skin? Do frogs indicate the health of the lake?
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Getting rid of poison ivy

Getting rid of poison ivy

Are there any environmentally friendly ways of getting rid of poison ivy near a shoreline?
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Anchoring a swim raft

Anchoring a swim raft

What is the best way to anchor a swim raft at the cottage?
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Dredging a beach

Dredging a beach

What needs to be done to dredge a beach to create a swimming area?
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Cottage petroleum supply

Cottage petroleum supply

What systems are available to set up a cottage’s own supply of petroleum? What regulations apply?
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Crib dock

Crib dock

Is a crib dock bad for the environment?
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Freshwater clams

Freshwater clams

Are freshwater clams toxic?
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