Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:32 am
...that I'm green with envy. Honestly, I'm just pissed. I mean happy for my friends, but pissed another half a year of life has slipped away working all day & night almost everyday.
One good buddy calls me up to ask me how much pumpkin I wanna buy as he just landed 200# of loin a few hours earlier
, and another buddy is rubbing it in that he just nabbed a 100# bluefin off the Outer Banks.
This working shiite is for the birds; I need to go fishing!
Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:17 pm
Nice fish, are they sport fisherman or is that for a living? Those guys could fetch a nice chunk of coin at market if the grade is there.
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:52 pm
I decided that even though I'll probably just be shore fishing for panfish that I'm going to start fishing again this year
Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:10 pm
Reminds me of the 6ft Sailfish that my step-bro and I landed in Puerto Escondido a few years back. Had a photo but can't seem to locate it just now.
I make sure to get at least a month or two off per year, to get R & R, (two weeks just doesn't cut it for me) and enjoy some of the things that I like doing. Life passes you by pretty fast, and I've seen it snatched away from a few people just getting ready to retire after working most their lives, saving up for it, etc. There's no time like the present!
As a matter of fact, I just finished two months of skiing here in Calgary, but it's back to work soon enough...
Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:26 pm
I'm going to start fishing and hunting again this year - my job has been keeping me out of the field and off the water too long. After August I'll be a free lancer for hire.
Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:01 pm
Nice! I want to get out fishing more this summer; I will be on Day Shift, so my schedule will be a bit more normal in a few weeks!!! Can't wait to get some tuna and shark this year!
Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:10 am
I was under the impression that Bluefin Tuna are on a fairly precipitous decline and shouldn't be sport fished.
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:26 am
I hear you. Spring time can do that to you, all it takes is a couple of glances at some budding trees or a particularly warm ray of sun, and all you can think about is being outside, fishing. Earlier today one of the servers came in with a red face full of sun, and when I asked he told me about his day hiking and fishing on one of my favorite streams. It too must admit that my tired overworked ass is envious of his freedom.
I will tell you this. If Melampus, you ever find yourself in New Mexico, that you can hit me up and I swear upon my knives, I will stop what I am doing and take you fishing to some trout streams. Deal?
Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:54 am
Don't be too pissed at least you've got work...lots poor souls are still looking for work and can't find it because they are "too qualified." Or perhaps they've lost all hope.
Today I was pissed because my boss has a nagging wife. She wanted all the food right away without a damn bit of concern for quality. Getting pissed is no way to be.
Maybe you should take a vacation regardless of practicality or responsibility...Just up and leave.
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