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Sunday, August 28, 2005
Lightning + Fly Rod + H2O =Ouch!
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reminds us that those 9ft long lightning rods we all fish with should never be waved about during a lightning storm. Graphite is an excellent conductor of electricity. If that is not warning enough consider this quote from the article. "The blast burned a chunk out of his scalp and knocked most of the stitches out of his hat."