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Welcome to The Thrifty Whale


Thanks for visiting our website! My name is Jesse Hurd, and I’ve been an avid fisherman and writer for many years. I’m fortunate to live near Upper Chesapeake, where the mouth of the Susquehanna River meets the bay. There are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors here (fishing, hunting, trails, etc.)

The purpose of The Thrifty Whale is to create articles that add value to outdoor enthusiasts across the United States. I’m always learning and exploring new and different aspects of fishing, hunting, and everything I find interesting about nature.

Recent Articles

How To String A Fishing Pole?

How To String A Fishing Pole?

Look, if you’re gonna go fishin’, you gotta know how to string a fishin’ pole. Ain’t no way around it. You might think it’s a hassle, but trust me, it’s…

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Are Snakehead Fish Good To Eat?

Are Snakehead Fish Good To Eat?

Snakehead fish have gained attention as a potential food source, but are they really good to eat? These invasive species, originally from Asia, are considered a delicacy in Singapore and…

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