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AK fishing trip recap

Where: The beaches, but not our beaches
When: Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Conditions: Overcast, muggy, sometimes windy
Flies used: Clousers, Shock & Awes, chum babies, Bjorn’s Stinger Prawn
Species pursued: Sea-run dolly varden; king salmon (briefly)

Songs of the trip: “Take It On The Run,” REO Speedwagon; “Here I Go
Again,” Whitesnake; “Mud On The Tires,” Brad Paisley; “Pepper,”
Butthole Surfers; “Clubbed To Death,” Rob D; “Where It’s At,” Beck;
“Silence (Tiesto Mix),” Delerium, featuring Sarah McLachlan

After a couple of years of staying local, the itch to do something different had

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Upcoming Event: Puget Sound Fly Co. Anniversary Sale

No report for this week–I headed out for a morning on the Sound Saturday, but just couldn’t bring myself to fight the wind.

Besides, I’ve been distracted by preparing for an upcoming trip I’ll be taking next weekend–Alaska beaches, here I come!

Instead, I wanted to share the details of some screaming deals, a
rod giveaway and, of course, free food and drink, courtesy of Puget
Sound Fly Co.

This coming Saturday, June 13th, in observation of their sixth
successful year, they’re thanking the fly fishing community for their
support by hosting this soiree and offering

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Breaktime’s over

Where: The beach
When: Saturday
Conditions: Sunny, warm, windy
Flies used: Clousers
Species pursued: Sea-run cutthroat

Song of the day: “Who Can It Be Now?,” Men At Work

The cost of a three-day weekend is double the work.

That’s what I faced last week and despite my best efforts, I just
couldn’t muster the energy to write about my fruitless, yet relaxing,
trip to a few Seattle-area beaches.

I’ll do my best to catch you up:

I found a great place to stash my gear while I spent

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