(NFR) What do you do for a living?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Brian James, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. Keith Hunter

    Keith Hunter New Member

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    I am an elementary school teacher, 4th grade. I also facilitate the fly fishing club and fly fishing experiential education course for our high school. Eventually, I'd like to teach high school social studies.

    In general, I love my job, but often wonder what it would be like to be a trout bum, like Mr. Triggs.

    Keith
     
  2. dsteding

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    Attorney. Just took the bar, have four more weeks before I start work (which I will do until I die).

    I'm heading over to Montana, gas prices be damned, gonna spend a couple weeks at the minimum fishing all my favorite rivers.
     
  3. brach_rick

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    It's amazing when you stop and think about all the different walks of life that come together to share fishing stories. Or lack of ;-0

    I work for a large security company selling enterprise network security products. All that anti-hacker stuff
     
  4. jabseattle

    jabseattle jabs

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  5. firedog

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    Firefighter for the City of Portland. Great job for the outdoors person. Work 24 hrs on 48 off. Now just need my Kids to get older so I have time to fish :) I still get to spend plenty of time on the Kalama even if it is working on my property.
     
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    What's keeping you from moving back? My wife (also an x-ray tech.) says job opportunities abound locally in that field and the pay rates just keep going up to reflect more demand than supply.
     
  7. kjackson

    kjackson Banned or Parked

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    I'm a freelance writer working mostly for ESPN magazines.
     
  8. Panhandle

    Panhandle Active Member

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    O.K, I'm an adolescent therapist and I do some adult counseling too for a Private corporation. My speciality is in wilderness therapy, and I hope to start my own school here in the future. At the time being, I manage my own hours for the most part which means...... I fish alot- awesome wife! who fly fishers herself, so she is compassionate, although she is at her wicks end with my steelhead affliction. I know live 2hrs from the darkside instead of on the river- this has saved our marriage-LOL
     
  9. Tightline

    Tightline Brian Perry

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    Tightline Brian Perry

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    Haha... dude, Credit analyst.. thats just fancy talk for "The Muscle"

    Me. Account Executive for Q13 FOX and Seattle's WB. I sell air.... I love my career.

    ~B
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  11. Banzai

    Banzai FFing and VWs...Bugs & Bugs

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    Let's see, former Oly Nat Park employee (Summer), seven Years as a Field Artilleryman in the Army(76-81), next 22 years at PSNS as a weldor and QA inspector. On the job back injury led to disability retirement a year ago. Now I have the time but a fixed income and limited mobility have severely cut down on fishing opprtunities. Brush busting hiking trips to find that out of the way "unknown" spot don't happen any more. bawling: It's more of a "drive by FFing" trip when I get out now. :thumb: But it's still fun to get out.
     
  12. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    I work at a company that does money laundering detection. I'm a Software/Hardware engineer that wishes I could get out more!
     
  13. James Mello

    James Mello Inventor of the "closed eye conjecture"

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    Don't let John fool you. He's my long distance b**ch. I go to Boston for the occasional booty call and to have him take me to nice resturants. :rofl:
     
  14. Dylan D

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    project manager in the construction industry. . . . :beer2:
     
  15. Gabriel Burgi

    Gabriel Burgi doesn't live in WA anymore :(

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    Former Toroedoman's Mate on the USS Georgia ('99-2001) also at Bangor.
    No, you won't really get to fish on the boat unless it's on a weekend duty day at marginal peir or on port call in Hawaii. Now I'm a mere Ensign, waiting to go to flight school in Pensacola, Florida....warm saltwater..... :thumb:

    In fact, I leave in 10 days. Without ever having caught a steelhead on the fly in WA.... bawling: