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Springtime and lightning; not a good mix


You’re out on the lake on a beautiful spring day. The fish are biting and all is well. You scarcely notice the bank of dark clouds on the horizon as you put another fish in the boat.

Then you hear the distance rumble of thunder and notice the clouds seem darker and a bit closer. Surely you have time to make another cast or two before heading in because the bite is going so well today. Before you know it, a bolt of lightning splits the sky followed by the crash of thunder a few seconds later. It’s time to head