September Dreams - TR

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September Dreams - TR

Post by G_Smolt » Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:59 pm




It didn’t really start to sink in until the wheels were up and the plane was headed back East. The smoke and spray had long since cleared, the boats were winterized and the camp was boarded up, but whenever I close my eyes the mental movie of the last few fishing days of the year keep looping through the cinema of my mind. The twice-yearly pilgrimage to the Holy Water has created some long-running hits in this particular theater, but most of these have been shoved to the side as my subconscious is still trying to fully grasp and contextualize the events of last week. As I have noted in the past, this kind of experience does not lend itself to neat linear translation to the written word…

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words – if that is true, the following constitutes a 24,000 word love letter to Bristol Bay and its beautiful rainbow-flavored inhabitants.

I hope you enjoy it, because I’m pretty sure I did…although it still feels like it was all a dream.
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by Bigguy » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:26 pm

:cool Looks like a place where you might catch a fish or two. Good stuff!

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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by fly-chucker » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:14 pm

Well, fuck me runnin. I've got no pictures that can compare to that, so no more words, I guess

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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by fatman » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:22 pm

yeah, this place is dead :smile
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by Bobwhite » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:35 pm

Sweet!

Thank you.
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by cantfishforshit. » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:45 pm

Sheeeut, Bob... That was fantastic. :cool
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by CarelessEthiopian » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:23 pm

Why are they all so snakey? Some kind of disease?
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by The Po Thead » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:34 pm

Those are all absolutely beautiful pink salmon.



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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by augustwest » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:28 pm

very excellent mr. smolt, thank you
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by SLSS » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:46 am

G- I'm thinking you need to start wearing ear protection with all the Speyco squeezing that was going on.

Amazing. :cool
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by BigTimber » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:36 am

CarelessEthiopian wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:23 pm
Why are they all so snakey? Some kind of disease?
it's called swimmin'. google it.
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Re: September Dreams - TR

Post by RFA » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:33 pm

Not sure I understand the selective spongebob face covering? Light not outlining the jawline enough? Eyes closed?
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