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2017 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: Half Moon Bay 2009-09-19  (Read 1352 times)

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Tournament day. I didn't arrive at the harbor until around noon time, thanks to the usual traffic backup. Bill was already weighing sardines on a portable gram-o-meter, or whatever it was called.

Pic 1, 2, 3: Don (Danglin) with a handful of candidates for weigh-in
Pic 4: A pic of the gram-o-meter


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Pic 1: Kayaks available for demo or rental by the Half Moon Bay Kayak Company
Pic 2: Theresa (Parrothead) and Jay (Fishin-Jay) returning to shore
PIc 3, 4, 5: Shannon with her sardines at the weigh-in


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Pic 1: Jessie, from San Luis Obispo, with the tournament winner butt
Pic 2: Adam (FisHunter) and Jim (InSeine) taste-testing Barbara's 7-layer dip
Pic 3: Shannon and Tom (Surf Hunter)
Pic 4: Mooch and Peter (Obkook)
Pic 5: Eric (EWB) with more sardines for weigh-in


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Pic 1: Obkook, Mooch, and Fishin-Jay
Pic 2: Mooch and unidentified kayaker
Pic 3: Hailey, Brent (Porky), and Raquel
Pic 4: "That's enough pictures," says Hailey
Pic 5: Alain (AlsHobieOutback digging in while Marv (Shicken) churns out the burgers


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More pics...waiting for awards to be presented


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Pic 1, 2, 3, 4: Danglin receiving prizes for sardine AND tournament fish finish
Pic 5, 6, 7: Second place in tournament - sorry...didn't catch his name


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Pic 1, 2, 3, 4: Jessie receiving the first place prize: Cobra Pro Fisherman


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Looks tough fishing, but fun, for everyone except the owner of the boat in the background.  What gives??


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Thanks for the great pics, Hojo.  Looks like everyone had a good time.   :smt001
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Congrats Jessie on your new kayak. I am sure she is going to be a fine fish catching machine.

Awesome pictures as always Howard. Thanks for sharing. BTW, did you fish and try
to go out of the harbor?

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Not this year. Next year for sure. I don't live very far from HMB, but it would still be worth paying to car camp overnight and avoid the night-time drive over the mountain. No electrical hookups to use the you-know-what.  :smt003

Those sardines being checked in were huge, much larger than the ones I used on the tuna trip.

Howard


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Congrats to all on the good turn out and fun time despite the meager fishing--especially glad to see a gamefish won--pretty bad if it would have been a Dine. Nice new kayak dude! Last minute change of family plans doomed my participation darn it.

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fun, for everyone except the owner of the boat in the background.  What gives??
I heard the story--a bit sad. the owner lived on the boat but had a bilge pump he had to turn on every 24 hours. He passed away on board and no one knew and a few days later, the accumulated bilge sunk it. It was raised and towed there to be demolished at some point in the future.


 

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