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    Weekend Away...hanging & fishing, Australia

    The trout season opened 6 hours south of my home this weekend, needing some major time management skills & family promises to get my trouty fix...

    Caught the tail end of a blustery cold front blowing freezing winds & horizontal rain showers.
    Setting up camp with watering eyes blurring my vision, numb lifeless fingers trying to thread rap rings & a slow brain took 3 times longer than normal.
    Tested a recently purchased HH tarp, simular size to the std issue, just with more tie downs points which was what i wanted...& came in real handy.



    Fish were hungry.......



    Time out to feed my hunger.....



    Sluggish inhabitant...


    Start of the long road trip back home....


    Good to get away from the hussle & bustle....
    With only a small price to pay...hopefully.

    ofuros
    Last edited by ofuros; 10-04-2011 at 15:23.

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    Senior Member uneekwahn's Avatar
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    Great photos, where were you?
    All in all and I'm loving every rise and fall the sun will make and I will take breath to be sure of this

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    Looks like a wonderful place!
    sounds like a good weekend -- except for the numb fingers & blurry vision

    thank you for sharing

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    uneekwahn,
    waaaay south of the Queensland border, New England district....town of EBOR, northern NSW.
    Last edited by ofuros; 10-04-2011 at 07:54.

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    Thanks ShadowAlpha,
    Hammocking, chasing trout...its like a mutating virus.
    Just one you don't mind catching...

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    Appears to me this Hanging/ Fishing thing is a world-wide epidemic. Looks like you had a great getaway. Thanks for sharing.

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    Cheers Slowanderer,
    Could have stayed a whole lot longer & wanted too....
    **** the house morgage.

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    Looks awfully pretty. Sorry to hear about the cold and your issues with it, but it still beats a day at work. And I sure hear you on the bills!

    I need to make my way down there some time; I've got a friend in Sydney that I've not seen in a decade.

    What did you wind up making for lunch in that photo there? It looks good!

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    Very nice pictures of the wildlife! That looks like a great trout stream!
    Mike
    "Life is a Project!"

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    Very nice guy, tnx for sharing. Always love to see troup pics. ( )

    I think we need a "fishing" Smiley.

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