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Biggity Baaaaaaaamfield
Posted Saturday, August 28th, 2010 by Pols

Anticipation is a motherfucker.  It's one of those things that, as you get older, comes less frequently.  It's really hard for me to get that "kid at christmas" feeling, but last night/this morning is one of those rare times where I couldn't sleep because I was boiling over with excitement.  

I love to fish.  I've posted my catches in the Fishing thread and thrown out a couple videos of my good buddy Adam reeling in a 25 lb salmon.  Today, Adam and I are heading to Bamfield on Vancouver Island for an ocean fishing trip that has been a year in the making.  I haven't been to Vancouver Island since '99 when I went to visit my sister in college.  It's been way too long, so I'm super excited to get out there and catch some chinookcohosockeye, halibut, and cod.  

 

So at 8 am this morning I'll start my 5 hour drive to Horseshoe Bay, jump on a ferry for 3 hours and cross the Straight of Georgia to Nanaimo, an hour to Port Alberni and then take a gravel road for 50 miles into Bamfield.  It's an adventure, "but only for those with true grit, and we are chock full of that, man."