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Swim for the Salmon

by Quinn Barabash

Fish Tales

To fish is a privilege that should be understood by all who decide to hold a pole.

I grew up on the Sunshine Coast and have had a fishing pole close at hand for as long as I can remember. Today, I would consider myself lucky to catch one salmon in an entire day spent on the water. When I was a young boy, twenty years ago, I would expect to catch at least two. My Opa would tell me stories of times before I was born when it was not a question of if you would catch a fish in a day, but how long it would take you to fill the boat. I can only imagine the stories my Opa’s Opa would have shared with him had he grown up fishing this same area.

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Fish Tales!


by Steve Crevatin

We all know that fishermen are superstitious folks. And I’m no slouch in that department. I believe myself to be the most superstitious of all. It all started at 4:15 am. “Bang, Bang, Bang” on my door. “Get up its time to go fishing”. Naturally the day began with getting dressed. I opened the closet door and picked a lucky fishing shirt. Not any one in general though. You see I organize my closet from most lucky to least lucky. That’s not the only thing I have in order of luckiness. We will get to that shortly.

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