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    I've worked on commercial trawlers north of the...

    I've worked on commercial trawlers north of the Queen Charlotte Islands which saw bad conditions but nothing like the Alaskan crab fleet sees. It's not a life for the faint at heart and I would think...
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    Vancouver island certainly seems to be mostly...

    Vancouver island certainly seems
    to be mostly classified rivers. I've been to several that aren't but they
    do seem to be few and far between. Further north
    and into the interior seem to be the...
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    Home sweet Home! Thanks for the little slice of...

    Home sweet Home! Thanks for the little slice of paradise...... Warms the heart of
    a wayward Newfie ;-)
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    I'm enjoying my turkey day the same time as you...

    I'm enjoying my turkey day the same time as you southlanders (sort of...tuesday instead of thursday but how do you watch football and the Macy's Parade if you're cooking?) due to missing the Canadian...
  5. Thread: saddened

    by Humber Brad
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    Like many of those who've spoken up before me,...

    Like many of those who've spoken up before me, I've felt the loss of someone very dear and I've seen the way that others have reacted. After my Fiance passed, I held things that her brother had said...
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    I figured that one out the other day...only way I...

    I figured that one out the other day...only way I could get the fly in the air, but I still didn't really know what to do with the retrieve. That "yo-yo" I guess it'll be called seems like just the...
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    I gave a ton of those snowman flies for gifts one...

    I gave a ton of those snowman flies for gifts one year and it went really well. Glad I tried it out, I must say.
  8. this seems very similar to a Newfoundland...

    this seems very similar to a Newfoundland delicacy called Toutons. It's eseentially bread dough that is cut into "clumps" for lack of a better word and fried up in the pan. You then serve them with...
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    I have a 4 month old kitten that we got because...

    I have a 4 month old kitten that we got because the lady suggested her cat needed a little buddy (had lived with several cats all his life until the move here). He's pretty well the same...
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    rather dissapointed I won't be able to get one of...

    rather dissapointed I won't be able to get one of those this year. Living in a bachelor appartment with a 4 month old kitten means if I don't want it eaten, I shouldn't bring it home :( I'll be...
  11. fair enough....I know nothing about this set and...

    fair enough....I know nothing about this set and have no affiliation with the seller, nor does the seller know I posted it here. I figured there was a 50/50 chance it was a really good deal or a...
  12. Found this locally if anyone is interested....

    So I'm not much for vintage fly gear but this seems like it might hold more value to some of the folks on here than the gear is being sold for. This is NOT my item, I'm just passing along the link in...
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    I'm thinking about getting a print of the Dead...

    I'm thinking about getting a print of the Dead Head Trout for the girlfriend's father for X-mas. He doesn't fish but the colouration matches the bandana he wears around his pony tail when he's...
  14. Mopalia lignosa - The Woody Chiton?

    Mopalia lignosa - The Woody Chiton?
  15. Fair enough, Lotech....I actually did get out...

    Fair enough, Lotech....I actually did get out yesterday and despite finding the run to be essentially over for this year and what few chums were left to be in pretty rough shape, I was able to show...
  16. darn...there's always someone who can reply...

    darn...there's always someone who can reply before me, but yes I do believe it is a Chiton.
  17. But I put them back!! LOL :p

    But I put them back!! LOL :p
  18. Ever feel like you just can't get ahead?

    So moved to this fishing paradise of Vancouver Island, have had zero time, money or opportunity to take my poor fly rods out of their cases since I got here. Finally, have a buddy who's going, has...
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    Get this...back home, Brook Trout are called "Mud...

    Get this...back home, Brook Trout are called "Mud Trout"! And they look like these fine examples of Salvelinus fontinalis all year round. Amazing how someone could give these fish such un assuming...
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    I've already made the decision...albeit...

    I've already made the decision...albeit temporarily. The fly rods and reels took up less space in the car than the tying gear when we moved to BC from Newfie-land. It's temporary I assure you but...
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    Dave, you and I are sharing the same ride these...

    Dave, you and I are sharing the same ride these days and I have to say, other than not being wader friendly I have few regrets in not having any other wheels. However, the best fishing machine I've...
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    The Atlantic Salmon Federation has being doing a...

    The Atlantic Salmon Federation has being doing a similar program with Atlantic Salmon in Newfoundland for several years now (I remember seeing a tank of salmon fry in my elementary school and I'm...
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    Now that is a good use of tinsel. I like it alot

    Now that is a good use of tinsel. I like it alot
  24. Thread: Heretic

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    Isn't that from a hair dye commercial? ;-)

    Isn't that from a hair dye commercial?
    ;-)
  25. Well actually, I'm not on that island anymore. I...

    Well actually, I'm not on that island anymore. I needed a change of direction in life and decided to hitch a ride to BC. I'm living in (the other) Victoria.Setting up a new life and career hasn't...
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