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Archives: Dec. 2006

Dec.
31st

Sleep is overrated…

Where: Puget Sound
Conditions: Calm, cold
When: Saturday night
Flies used: Glow in the dark clousers, glow in the dark Cowen’s baitfish
Species caught: Resident coho, blackmouth, sea run cutthroat, CHUM!

Song of the day: “Bad Moon Rising,” Creedence Clearwater Revival (click the title to experience some of the madness)

Hunger’s overrated, too.

Steve and I started at 9:30 in the morning and fished until our hands cramped and our feet froze.

So far away!
They’re so far away!

It was tough at first because of

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Dec.
29th

Hello Darkness, my old friend…

Where: Puget Sound
Conditions: Calm, sunny (just kidding), COLD
When: Thursday night
Flies used: Glow in the dark clousers, glow in the dark tube flies
Species caught: Resident coho, blackmouth

Song of the day: “The Sound of Silence,” Simon and Garfunkel (click the title to see if they’re biting)

“Over to the left, about 60 feet.”

“I heard it.”

“There he is!”

“Me, too!”

“DOUBLE!”

The whoops and splashes reverberated loudly off the deserted beach…

Master Splinter would be proud...
Master Splinter would be proud…

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Dec.
27th

Christening Christmas presents

Where: Puget Sound
Conditions: Calm, sunny
When: Wednesday afternoon
Flies used: Pink over white and olive over white clousers

Song of the day: “Up Around the Bend,” Creedence Clearwater Revival (click the title for a sample)

I’m on vacation for the rest of the week.

That, of course, affords me the opportunity to fully break in one of
my most-anticipated Christmas presents: a new Fuji F30, complete with a
waterproof case.

But first, pizza and a few things to pick up at Puget Sound Fly Co. :)

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Dec.
23rd

Christmas Coho

Where: Puget Sound
Conditions: Windy
When: Saturday
Flies used: Pink over white, brown over white and olive over white clousers

Song of the day: “Happy Christmas,” John Lennon (click the title for a holiday message)

Steve, Jim and I met at Doc’s this morning to chase the tide out and
squeeze in one more outing before settling down with family to
celebrate the holidays.

Oh Christmas Tree...
Oh Christmas Tree…

Oh Christmas Tree
Oh Christmas Tree… :)

Despite

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Dec.
18th

Secret’s out! Want in on the action?

Where: Puget Sound
Conditions: Calm, COLD
When: Saturday and Sunday
Flies used: Pink over white, brown over white and olive over white clousers

Song of the day: “A Long December,” Counting Crows (click the title for a sample)

Okay, so there’s no secret as to where the resident coho are.

It's pretty obvious, wouldn't you think?
In fact, I think it’s pretty obvious. :)

But that doesn’t mean they’re easy to catch.

This guy would agree.
This guy would

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