Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife
P1 What kinds of freshwater fish are caught around here that are good to eat?
P2 What kinds of saltwater fish caught around here are good to eat?
P3 Freshwater fish that are not good to eat:
P4 Saltwater fish that are not good to eat:
P5 What do you call the common worm used as bait?
P6 Other kinds of worms also used for bait:
P7 Small fish used as bait for bigger fish:
P9 When you’re fishing but not catching any, you might say, “________.”
P13 What other ways of fishing do you have around here besides the ordinary hook and line?
P13b What do you call the shelter that people sit in while ice fishing?
P13c Different methods of fishing through the ice around here:
P14 If commercial fishing is done around here, what kinds of fish are caught?
P15 What do you call fishing that’s done from a slowly moving boat?
P16 What do you call throwing bits of bait in the water to attract fish?
P17 What do you call it around here when people fish by lowering a line and sinker close to the bottom of the water?
P18 What kinds of shellfish are common around here?
P19 What do you call the small, freshwater crayfish around here?
P20 Very young frogs—when they still have tails but no legs:
P21 Small frogs that sing or chirp loudly in spring:
P22 Names or nicknames for a very large frog that makes a deep, loud sound:
P23 Names for the animal similar to the frog that lives away from water:
P24 What kinds of turtles are found around here?
P25 What kinds of snakes are found around here?
P26 Names and nicknames around here for a skunk:
P27 What kinds of squirrels do you have around here?
P29 The term ’gopher’ can apply to a number of different creatures. What does it refer to in your area?
P31a What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the groundhog?
P31b What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the muskrat?
P31c What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the opossum?
P31d What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the panther?
P31e What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the porcupine?
P31f What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the raccoon?
P31g What other names or nicknames do you have around here for the wildcat?
P32 What other kinds of wild animals do you have around here?
P35a Names or nicknames for any deer shot illegally:
P35b Illegal methods of shooting deer:
P35c What do you call the tall framework some people build for deer hunting?
P35d Names for different types of blinds or stands for hunting:
P36 When a hunter sees a deer or other game animal and gets so excited he can’t shoot, he has ________.
P38 What do you put into a rifle to shoot?
P38b What do you put into a shotgun?
P39a If a hunter or a dog found a game animal and made it start running, you’d say he ________ .
P39b If the dog makes a bird or a covey fly, you’d say it ________.
P39c What do you call it when a hunter shoots a game bird on the ground instead of in flight?
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