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    We're on the way home from Hawaii. Can you spot the little Moray eel in the tide pool?

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    Speaking of saltwater, Valdez fishing wasn't too bad last weekend. We landed quite a few silvers. Notice the teeth marks from a predator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpaceOps View Post
    Speaking of saltwater, Valdez fishing wasn't too bad last weekend. We landed quite a few silvers. Notice the teeth marks from a predator.

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    Looks like you can just pick them up off the shore?


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    Yeah, the fish all over the ground up to the high tide mark are dead pink salmon. The smell can get pretty stout. It's an artificial run created by the hatchery just up the coast. There are millions of them still swimming along the shore. They're called zombie fish because they just swim aimlessly waiting to die or spawn. The silvers (coho) are gathering at the mouth of the streams and rivers in Prince William Sound, getting ready to migrate upstream to the spawning grounds. The same happens all along the Alaskan Coast. There's one group that starts in Nome and swims 1000 miles upriver to spawn all around and beyond Fairbanks. Similar runs happened earlier in the season for the kings and other salmon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpaceOps View Post
    Yeah, the fish all over the ground up to the high tide mark are dead pink salmon. The smell can get pretty stout. It's an artificial run created by the hatchery just up the coast. There are millions of them still swimming along the shore. They're called zombie fish because they just swim aimlessly waiting to die or spawn. The silvers (coho) are gathering at the mouth of the streams and rivers in Prince William Sound, getting ready to migrate upstream to the spawning grounds. The same happens all along the Alaskan Coast. There's one group that starts in Nome and swims 1000 miles upriver to spawn all around and beyond Fairbanks. Similar runs happened earlier in the season for the kings and other salmon.

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    Wow thatís crazy


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    The drive down to Valdez is really beautiful.
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