After 8 days in WA, We returned to this...
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-Sweet, no?
400 PM AST FRI FEB 8 2008
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 12 PM
.TONIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS. BREEZY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE
ZERO...EXCEPT AROUND 9 BELOW IN WIND SHELTERED AREAS. EAST WIND
25 MPH...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH LATE. NEAR DOWNTOWN JUNEAU AND
DOUGLAS...NORTH WIND 35 MPH INCREASING TO 50 MPH LATE WITH WIND
GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH. WIND CHILL TO 35 BELOW ZERO.
.SATURDAY...SNOW...WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION 8 TO 12 INCHES. HIGHS
12 TO 18. EAST WIND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH...EXCEPT
NORTH 50 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 65 MPH NEAR DOWNTOWN JUNEAU AND
DOUGLAS. WIND CHILL TO 35 BELOW ZERO IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SNOW 100 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW...WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
LOWS 9 TO 19. EAST WIND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
CHANCE OF SNOW 100 PERCENT.
At any rate, the Fly Fishing Show was a blast. We did our part to get the word out about the Pebble Mine, with a lot of help from Whitey and KC. A few of the folks that came by the Sportsman's Alliance booth were even Neil Creek readers - wow, all three of you in the same place - and it was good to meet you folks. Jab, if you still want the Echo, email me...
Thanks again to Timbo and Hed for letting me do the show, Señor Rajeff for the Fine Indian Cuisine, Jay J for the line advice, and the Yakima Fly guys for a humorous night. If We forgot to thank you, it means you need to do more next year...ok, just kidding.
Post-Bellevue, the Traveling Roadshow and Beer Fountain teamed up with the Chief Angler for the Inaugural Semi-Annual Piscine Biathlon, an event so controversial that we had to stage the first one in a rainforest far, far away.
We are not quite through editing the footage, but let's just say that fish were hooked, firsts were achieved, beer was consumed, rivers were caressed, deals were made, and formerly long-haired guides yelled epithets at such high volume that local folks will be flockin' to churches come Sunday. When we get everything sorted, we will post a travelogue, but for now, we think this image sums it up nicely.