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Excerpts from Communications........... .....

Posted 09-27-2017 at 01:50 PM by Ard

Sometimes I reach out to folks who have ask questions either through the PM system or on threads. Often the writings that are produced are long and if one uses their imagination they might contain some substance. Recently I sent a few to a member who ask about whether I had actually caught lake Run Chinook salmon on flies. I did my best to recollect as accurately as possible my own experiences with fishing for land locked salmons. maybe what was said will interest you too........

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Video from out at the cabin.

Posted 09-25-2017 at 05:08 PM by Ard
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No I haven't quit fishing and I will be doing a little guide thing next season however with the poor showing from the kings this past spring I had good reason to get some work done here. I was less than impressed with the silver salmon fishing in 2016 and 2015 and had a look at the records from 2012 regarding the king numbers that year. With all that in mind I only took a couple people this past spring and they were folks who were more interested in learning to cast and to fish than banking on catching...
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Update On The Yard;

Posted 07-17-2017 at 01:58 PM by Ard

Down the page or on the next page there's a post titled Very Few Kings In, it's full of pictures of me tearing my yard up with a bulldozer. Since the fish didn't show up I had to cancel a couple trips but made use of the time.

Here's what happened after I roughed in a new grade for drainage. I added three tri-axle loads of top soil and had it hydro seeded. I got a large track steer and used that to spread the dirt and walk everything down then seeded the next day.

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Examining Perspectives

Posted 07-16-2017 at 08:25 PM by Ard

Quite frankly the fishing in 2017 in my part of Alaska has sucked putting it mildly but I'm versatile enough to find enjoyment through other means than punishing some poor fish so..... I've been doing some roving and resurrected my Nikon D80 for some use. Yes, a D80, ancient as it may be possessing but 10 mp resolution I can harken back to when it was 'the camera'. Compared to my cheap point and shoot waterproof cameras it is a world of difference. I have some equally old lens's to compliment the...
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