Creek bottom


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Creek bottom

The flat, low-lying land formed by deposits from a meandering stream. Such land is generally more productive than adjacent land and, before the widespread use of fertilizer, was much preferred for agricultural use.
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"For all anybody knows," he said, pointing to a hillside across the creek bottom, "the moss under the snow there may be plumb rooted in nugget gold."
Location 3 is in a creek bottom overlooking a heavy trail.
At about 10 o'clock I moved off my pasture ridge and went down into the creek bottom to try to escape at least some of the very stiff breeze.
A fun cast for youthful anglers that works in the tight confines of creek bottom fishing is the old "bow and arrow" cast.
On one such occasion Randy and I were poking around on a timbered creek bottom in Schuyler County when both dogs swept around a large multi-flora rose thicket from opposite directions and simultaneously locked up on point.
While hiking up a creek bottom at dawn, I could see nothing ahead but black forest.
Most of the other outbuildings were built before 1900 with logs that were cut on the farm and sawed into lumber on a sawmill that was located in a creek bottom south of the farmstead.
Both Kevin and I figured that was enough visibility for us to hold a general direction, and shortly after breakfast we began hiking east along a creek bottom with our 50-pound packs.
"Michael Robirds, Accu-Bore president and CEO, redesigned the bore, adding greater setbacks for the drill unit to provide the necessary grade to attain the required depth below the creek bottom. The length of the bore was doubled to 1,200 feet," Metzger explained.
Enormous crop fields rimmed with scant brush provide cover and habitat, along with the occasional brushy creek bottom or abandoned farmstead with pioneer-planted trees.
The next day, my neighbor flagged me down wondering whether I had seen the cougar down in the creek bottom bean field between his place and ours.
The cap will be installed on approximately one mile of the creek bottom beginning just downstream of the railroad trestle over the waterway.