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Days 3 and 4

s Yesterday, we flew out to a remote stream in the national park that we had to hike about a mile and a half through brush and rough terrain to get to fishable water.  It was strenuous, but very worth … Continue reading

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Big ‘Bows

Today we ran up the Kvichak (Kwee-jack) river in a jet boat instead of flying out.  We do this one of the days as there are four groups of four anglers at the lodge and only three planes.  The target … Continue reading

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Fish One

So, some of you may remember I took Michael fly fishing near home a few years ago and we hit a really tough day and he casted for 10 hours and did not catch a fish – but he kept … Continue reading

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Alaska!

  Michael and I have arrived in Alaska for a week of fly-out fishing for Salmon, big trout and other various fishy critters in these parts.  This trip is my 16th birthday present to Michael but, I guess, it is … Continue reading

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Farewell again

One last night.  One last sunset at Lorelei.  We pull out tomorrow and will stop over in Orlando to visit the Harry Potter world and the rest of Universal Studios one more time.  Then home on Tue evening. It has … Continue reading

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Shark week 2013 drawing to a close

This week has been the annual “Shark Week” on the Discovery channel and the kids and I have enjoyed watching the shows at night and conducting our own shark week by day.  Sharks seem to have been a lot of … Continue reading

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Tranquility

The past couple of days have been very calm.  We watch the news each day and see that the mainland is getting pummeled with thunderstorms and wind but we are eerily calm down here and no rain so far.  It … Continue reading

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Specks!

Our first fishing foray was going to the “snapper hole”.  We have a few spots we know well around here and each of them is named for the type of fish we normally find there.  We have the snapper hole, … Continue reading

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Ahhhhh…

  We arrived in Islamorada late yesterday afternoon.  We got unpacked and the boat in the water and settled a bit and then it was dinner time so we headed off to my “One Particular Harbor” of Lorelei on the … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day

Michael’s JROTC unit marched in the annual “Salute to Veterans” parade in downtown Charlotte this morning.  It was perfect weather and a great turnout for the parade.  Charlotte really has a beautiful downtown area.  I should get down there more. … Continue reading

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