Bears, Fish and Foxes, My Job 2007

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  1. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    Basically this summer I sat in one of these
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    We counted ~2.5 million fish this year
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    A moose
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    Grayling
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  2. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    Foxes
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  3. jhemphill

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    those pictures of the foxes look really cool
     
  4. Gary Thompson

    Gary Thompson dirty dog

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    Great pics, weren't having any fun we ya?
     
  5. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    no, no fun at all, all bussiness
     
  6. nomlasder

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    Thanks for the pic's, brought back memories of Unalakleet. Sat in tower for 5 seasons. You see first hand what good escapement is all about.
     
  7. Mike Ediger

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    Sweet pics, thanks for sharing. I work in Kodiak for 2 seasons and Eagle River for two, and not once did I get to pick up my fly rod, never forgave myself for that. Then last summer spent five days fly fishing in Kodiak and I will never forget it.
    Thanks for sharing the pics.
    Mike
     
  8. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    How on earth did you manage that?
     
  9. Mike Ediger

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    It is hard work being that stupid. First I was a poor college student and always working, second I have only ever been a trout hunter and didn't have the gear, and finally I wasn't quite as addicted back then as I am now. That was almost 15 years ago and I have only been addicted hard-core for the last five. However, at the time I did realize I was missing out. Like I said, I have never forgiven myself for that.
    Again, thanks for posting. I always enjoy your pictures as I love it up there.
    Mike
     
  10. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    well come back up some time eh?
     
  11. Kaari White

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    Those pictures are so beautiful!!! You are very lucky to have that opportunity. I've been stuck in an office way too long! :beathead:

    I'll be somewhat close to that area in 10 days (Wood Tikchik State Park). If it's even possible, I'm even more excited to go now!
     
  12. ak_powder_monkey

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    Wood River Area is awesome, just gorgeous, enjoy.
     
  13. Snake

    Snake tryin' not to get too comfortable

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    AWESOME photos!

    Sweet job.

    I'm jealous.

    Thanks for the report and eye-candy!:thumb:
     
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    Great Job AK, thanks for the wonderful pictures So many places, too little time. Since I'm gonna be po when I retire might as well retire early and fish more!
     
  15. yuhina

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    Great photos! Fabulous! P.M.
    I really love these graylings' photos, good shots
     
  16. gigharborflyfisher

    gigharborflyfisher Native Trout Hunter

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    Awesome post!! I can't wait to get up that way to do some fishing someday!!
     
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    You know what I think the best part of field seasons up in AK (mine spent in Chignik) are? The fact that when I'm walking to the bar in chiles at the Anchorage airport my standards for girls have been lowered sooooo much from not seeing any that I feel like every girl in that place is a super model