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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #20 on: February 05, 2021, 10:01:37 AM »
Wow! How close to the northern most point in the US did you actually get?

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #21 on: February 05, 2021, 12:01:04 PM »
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #22 on: February 05, 2021, 12:14:30 PM »
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #24 on: February 05, 2021, 01:10:33 PM »
FTFY

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #25 on: February 05, 2021, 01:12:10 PM »
wow!!!

just curious how did you find the whaler captain did you book him in advance or just ask around when you were there

also how do you check for bed bugs?


so in essence you were on the ocean but it was frozen over

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #26 on: February 05, 2021, 01:15:22 PM »
wow!!!

just curious how did you find the whaler captain did you book him in advance or just ask around when you were there

also how do you check for bed bugs?


so in essence you were on the ocean but it was frozen over

- Asked around when I got there.

- Basically this, mainly around the edges and seams of the mattress.

- Correct, the pressure ridges we climbed were over the frozen ocean.
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #27 on: February 05, 2021, 01:45:00 PM »

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #28 on: February 05, 2021, 01:52:44 PM »
You forgot the special guest:

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2021, 01:56:25 PM »
You forgot the special guest:
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #30 on: February 05, 2021, 02:09:23 PM »
Herman in his living room, demonstrating how the "whale bombs" (foreground) are loaded into the harpoons behind him. The harpoon is triggered like a gun, the bomb shoots out the front attached to a rope, and then enters the whale and explodes inside:
I'm pretty sure the "whale bomb" is the harpoon, and it's fired from the harpoon gun...

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #31 on: February 05, 2021, 02:19:16 PM »
I'm pretty sure the "whale bomb" is the harpoon, and it's fired from the harpoon gun...

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #32 on: February 05, 2021, 02:23:05 PM »
You forgot the special guest:

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2021, 03:30:00 PM »
You forgot the special guest:
You've been "best of'ed"
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2021, 02:34:26 AM »
You forgot the special guest:

Comrade Bernie's arctic gear definitely scores at the top of your group.

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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #35 on: February 10, 2021, 12:35:33 AM »
I just came across this article in the NYT and it describes Deadhorse so perfectly that it's scary:

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It was with these thoughts that I finally got to Deadhorse, which may rank as the most horrific place on planet Earth. If Stalin had built a gulag in the cargo area of Kennedy Airport, it would probably look like Deadhorse.

But in the winter, for someone in love with the Arctic, it has a weird charm. I can't wait to return.
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #36 on: February 10, 2021, 12:39:52 AM »
I just came across this article in the NYT and it describes Deadhorse so perfectly that it's scary:

But in the winter, for someone in love with the Arctic, it has a weird charm. I can't wait to return.
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2021, 10:35:21 PM »
Fantastic TR!
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2021, 10:41:24 PM »
Working on the next trip now. Currently sorting through 5581 pictures of bears taken over a day and a half period.

I may need therapy.
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Re: Call of the Wild: Something Fishy's Four Alaskan 2020 Trips
« Reply #39 on: February 12, 2021, 12:52:53 AM »
Working on the next trip now. Currently sorting through 5581 pictures of bears taken over a day and a half period.

I may need therapy.
This may be interesting for you, I wonder if you witnessed this yourself. On a full stomach the bears go only for the tasty part for קינוח סעודה.

This footage of a Kamchatka brown bear enjoying salmon caviar, from BBC's newly released Prefect Planet, has piqued my curiosity whether salmon caviar is an available kosher dish, and of course you can find just about anything on DDF :)