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Hey everyone!

I've taken a pretty long hiatus from writing and publishing photos and the like. In all honesty, there was never really a plan to do anything this year either, but I've had a decent amount of spare time on my hands (haven't we all), and I'm rather enjoying looking back on this past season's memories and photographs. I've found myself reading my Quest for 20 blog occasionally, and sometimes I regret not writing blogs for other seasons, so I started throwing this one together. It was definitely a season to remember in many regards. Despite all the doom and gloom around steelhead (especially early season), I had a rather entertaining year and found fairly decent numbers of fish. I also explored a number of trout fisheries that I thoroughly enjoyed. 

One note is that this season's blog will be much more writing heavy than my past publications. I fished alone a lot this season, and rarely busted out a camera other than my phone, and only when it was suitable with the fish's health in mind. In years past, I've often fished with friends or Kitty every trip out, but situations change, people move, etc, so I found myself exploring on my own a lot. Hopefully my writing is good enough to get some people hooked without the extras. Of course, there were days where I was out with Kitty and many of those days will have photos accompanying them. These first two are fairly picture/media heavy, so enjoy!


Catalogue and Conquer - Part I - Egg Eaters


Catalogue and Conquer - Part II - Ice Fishing
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2020, 01:39:09 AM »

Both write-ups very enjoyable, with excellent photos as always.
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2020, 10:06:36 PM »

Both write-ups very enjoyable, with excellent photos as always.

Thanks!

Threw up another one tonight. I'll try and aim for one every couple of days or so to keep people entertained  ;D


Catalogue and Conquer - Part III - Losing Spree

As always, feel free to comment ideas, questions, etc! Enjoy!
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2020, 02:11:39 AM »

Enjoyed vid and story.
What are the odds yous would catch going thru ice incident.
And what are the odds the end result been much worse.
Either wet head to toe or.....
Nice looking fish .
Comment about preparing /eating meal is the guarantee to get a fish idea.... Isn't that the truth !
1st time ever. Fish on ...fork sticking out of mouth.
Kitty speakth with fork tongue !  ;D
4% power on IPAD .
Will check other story later....after zzzzzz.
But seen some smiles so the positives out weight the negs. cold etc...
Nature ...fresh air ...and better fishing on day 2 ! Better that way. Could of been good fishing first day and slower on day 2.  :)
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2020, 10:01:04 PM »

Thank you Dan.  Your blogs are fantastic.
In this days it is rare to read something real, entertaining, exciting and educational all at the same time. 
Most of us will never see what you seen, wade where you wade, and fish where you fish.  Thank you for sharing.
And I haven't even mentioned about the pictures yet.
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2020, 11:12:32 PM »

Once again thanks to everyone for the kind comments and for reading/ following along! Here's another one (less picture heavy and more "story telling").



Catalogue and Conquer - Part IV - High Water Hiding
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2020, 10:27:09 PM »

Another one, this one with a few more pictures than the last couple! Enjoy!



Catalogue and Conquer - Part V - An Extended Weekend
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2020, 12:49:29 PM »

Really enjoyed the High Water Hiding write up.
You described it so well.

And nice Kitty started landing fish.
If the monkey stayed too much longer she may of put the rod to the side and jumped into the pool to catch one by her hands..... :o
As a fishing couple you both have passion ...that's a gimme. (love of sports fishing)
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2020, 09:31:07 PM »

Really enjoyed the High Water Hiding write up.
You described it so well.

And nice Kitty started landing fish.
If the monkey stayed too much longer she may of put the rod to the side and jumped into the pool to catch one by her hands..... :o
As a fishing couple you both have passion ...that's a gimme. (love of sports fishing)

Thanks AB! I'm glad that one was described well (High Water Hiding), as it didn't have a ton of photos. It's always good to know I can keep people reading even without media involved.

Another new blog is up (another one with more photos since it was from days with Kitty):



Catalogue and Conquer - Part VI - A Never Ending Adventure
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2020, 10:41:09 PM »

ran into you guys twice this year on different rivers, good write ups.
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2020, 10:38:54 PM »

Just read Part 1. Well written, well photographed and frequent mention of my favourite little salmonid. What's not to like?! :)

Will savour the other parts later.

Nice job, ED
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2020, 10:07:23 PM »

Just read Part 1. Well written, well photographed and frequent mention of my favourite little salmonid. What's not to like?! :)

Will savour the other parts later.

Nice job, ED

Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed! I've personally really started to enjoy rainbow fishing,  and find myself doing it more and more - cutthroat too, but that will be written about a little later!

One more blog up:



Catalogue and Conquer - Part VII - Relearning
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2020, 09:35:47 AM »

thanks Dan! Wonderful photos  & narrative.
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Re: I've Started Another Blog... Catalogue and Conquer - Winter 2020
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2020, 10:41:20 PM »

I've uploaded another one! Enjoy your Monday everyone (if anyone even keeps track of days anymore)!



Catalogue and Conquer - Part VIII - Cutthroat Chronicle I

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« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2020, 10:28:38 PM »

One more blog for people to read to start the week. I'll continue to try to finish it going forward,  probably won't be done till mid June this time around. Hope everyone is well and enjoying the reading!



Catalogue and Conquer - Part IX - Road Trip
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