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Re: [OM] Alaska salmon fishing

Subject: Re: [OM] Alaska salmon fishing
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:44:05 +0000
     I would have salmon fairly often if it wasn't so damned expensive here.

>One of the huge summer activities here in Alaska is salmon fishing.
>EVERYBODY dipnets for them and makes a big deal over it. For just
>myself I can't quite justify all the expense and all that, so I
>usually do my "fishing" when there is a good deal at one of the
>Well, one of the big grocers just happened to have a special on frozen
>fish for $2.99 a pound for whole fish. (cleaned, no heads). OK, that's
>worth it. Granted, it's last year's catch, but no problem. But by the
>time they all got rung up, with the additional rewards card discount,
>it came in at $1 a pound.
>My freezer is full.
>And I didn't even have to buy a fishing license or beer. And I didn't
>have to clean and gut them either! Life is good.
>I love Alaska. I can't imagine living anywhere else.


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