Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by Bruiser » Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:53 pm

Well that was a great trip - made possible by the Drake and all the great friends I have met here. Thanks to CE for the concept and invite and to Hogleg for the lucky touch and amazing coordination and hospitality. GED makes everyone laugh constantly. You're crazy if you don't jump on the chance to travel and hang out with Dibs every chance you get. He's a force of nature and good cheer. Batman and Spaceship Traveler can go with us anytime. Great guys. We caught some pretty nice fish. Surely some of them got photographed. I did set off a couple of Pikeminnow false alarms but it's pretty cool to see those guys run a coordinated wind sprint down a riverbank. We like carp anyway.

I made a million blank casts. CE took great care of the Grover. The river has lots of huge Jimmys to get stuck in.

Caught some river pike on the way up and back. That's for a separate report if I ever land the landlord.

Here's a few that I did take and a sample of the fun whitewater and there was a bunch.

Thanks again guys - look forward to the next one.

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It was floating when I went to bed...



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Careless "lets just run it" Ethiopian and Batman

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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by Lando » Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:13 pm

I bet ya'll limited out on smiles.
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by fatman » Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:56 pm

I'll bet that's a Scott Rod that Hogleg is pointing with;
he has a special "talent" when it comes to Scott Rods :wink

nice 'glyphs
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by Greenback » Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:06 pm

Some of finest water in our part of the world for sure. Amazing canyon, incredible scenery, deep history, and something stellar around every bend. Last time I was down there we saw a huge bull moose a few miles downstream of Bug Island. No kidding.

Alas, only some nutballs from this joint would ever consider it a fishing trip...

Good job boys.

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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by RFA » Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:22 pm

Aside from the drowned bat, gay.

I, however, am interested in hearing about it.

- the bat.
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by RFA » Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:24 pm

I bet ya'll limited out on smiles.
This was just nominated for the gayest post ever on the internet.

Edit: Smaffa is back (at least for tonight)
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by Average Joe » Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:17 pm

I'm a strong supporter of glorious failures, and this one appears to have been stupendous. What a beautiful river, and what a beautiful canyon.

I saw a couple of foldy-chairs in one of the photos (which made me smile), and because Hogleg was on this trip I know you ate well and had plenty of liquor.

Doesn't get much better than that.

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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by cornholio » Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:10 am

Hell of a fishing trip. :cool :cool
That unicorn mask ties it all up nicely...

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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by fishskibum » Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:47 am

i remember at some point i asked what ever happened to the artist known for penis infatuation
now i noes
was hopin for a sesame street kid rock and grover cowboy duet
aint there
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by CarpeTructa » Tue Aug 09, 2016 11:11 am

Well that was nice to read along with the morning coffee. Thanks!
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by Lurgee » Tue Aug 09, 2016 11:27 am

If y'all were really serious about catching a squawfish you would've brought Willi.

Looks like a blast, I want to do that float real bad.
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Re: Of Squawfish and Rabies: A Glorious Failure

Post by Bruiser » Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:50 pm

fatman wrote:I'll bet that's a Scott Rod that Hogleg is pointing with
It's a Sage and it was just strung up in the boat the whole trip so we handed it around. Miraculously still intact.

I used the same rod to point while Hogleg rowed!

Unfortunately I'm full of unsolicited rowing advice, and crap - managed to lead Dibs down a channel that was to be "studiously avoided" and he ran it clean. And I got Batboy pretty dunked with another bad choice but he dried off by dinner.

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we were basking in goodness here with our everyday drivel that we enjoy.... the rest of this is horseshit, flybug.pa.

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