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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  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

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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
     
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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.
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  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

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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