Summer sacrifice

Since summer requires advanced planning, I had to figure out what 2018 will look like. So while this might sound like some sort of streaming consciousness resolution from a guy who says he hates them – well, I don’t hate them, but I don’t like the idea of trying to reinvent yourself – it’s not.

My buddy Kurt and I drove from his place in California to Montana last summer. It was everything we could have wanted. Three of the days were warm, one day was snowy, but all of them were super trouty, the exact result you’re hoping for when putting down some bucks to do something big.

Naturally the initial plan for June 2018 was for another trip. Book a place on one of those online condo rental sites, and drive out again.

But we’re not going to go.

You know how when the process of booking takes a series of four or five phone calls because you have to work out dates, then location, then possibilities, then you finalize? Well, on call number two of all that, I floated the idea of just staying in California and Kurt agreed.

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  1. Pete says:

    Having fished a good part of the state and run a guide service down the Nowitna I can say your philosophy about staying home is a valid one. Why spend big bucks when fishing right here at home is some of the best in the world and is on most fisherman’s bucket list and that trip South could be the down payment on a new snow-machine or four wheeler.

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