25 Nov Catch Of The Day Competition
I am writing this under duress. Normally I do not approach the subject of fishing as it is the source of many painful memories*. But the Code Of The Hack Writers is firm on the point; you must tell the story no matter what it costs.
Camera Electronics is sponsoring a grand prize for a picture of the Catch of the Day as adjudged by Red FM. They are a commercial from that apparently has more wireless stations in the Northwest than the USN. And they are running a Catch of the Day competition at the following web address:
There is an easy-enter form there and a method of sending them a picture of your piscine success.
The prizes are fishing-related as well – a number of Shimano lures and the grand prize of a GoPro from us. Do give it a try.
* All right, if you insist. It was during the Canadian salmon run. We were constructing a dam in Alberta that had a diversion channel on a river and a number of salmon ladders built into it. The local Mounties gave the company kids permission to have one afternoon fishing on the ladder ponds with one fish apiece. We all got taken onto the site by our dads and set out alongside the ladder. The other kids had poles, lines, and smooth hooks so that the fish could be unhooked and thrown back if they were unsuitable. Every kid caught about a dozen before they settle of one to take home. I did exactly what they did with exactly the same gear and nothing…NOTHING…bit all afternoon. Not a nibble. They were hauling them out with bent pins on wrapping twine. For me…nothing. I took it as a message from heaven. Ever since then I fish at Kailis’ with a credit card.