Firelands Outdoor Notebook

I love little creeks. When I was a kid roaming the hills and valleys of southern Ohio it was routine to gather up some young friends on a summer morning and head for a handy creek. Most were small, just 6 to 10 feet wide or so and inches deep with pools here and there, and we'd splash up and down their length wearing old tennis shoes just looking for snakes, frogs, turtles and muskrats.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

I love little creeks. When I was a kid roaming the hills and valleys of southern Ohio it was routine to gather up some young friends on a summer morning and head for a handy creek.

Most were small, just 6 to 10 feet wide or so and inches deep with pools here and there, and we’d splash up and down their length wearing old tennis shoes just looking for snakes, frogs, turtles and muskrats.

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