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Jun 30, 2010 - Back in the Kootenay Valley

Wow! High of 66 degrees F. for the next few days. When you come from a place where the nightly low is a balmy 73 degrees you celebrate the reprieve form the weather. And it is so conducive to training. I have been able to make 30 mile bike rides along the Columbia River to Castlegar and then back to Trail. I also had a challenging ride to Fruitvale which requires a 3 km ride up a 9 per cent hill. Since I never even tried this ride as a kid when I was more fit this was a particularly monumental ride for me. Completed the 18 miles round trip...

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Jul 20, 2008 - Raining Rainbow Trout

Trail, BC Canada Columbia River has fallen by about 3 feet since our arrival last month as the snow melt begins to diminish. With a bit shallower water the fish have come out big time. The limit in BC for rainbow is a count of 2 less than 50 cm and 1 more than 50 cm. Which was exactly what we caught last night. Daniel reeled all three in while I coached and hoped. As we wrap up this segment of our BC visit there is nothing better than a trout BBQ for tomorrow night!! suv MILANO MYST

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Jun 22, 2008 - Rainbow in Trail, BC

Trail, BC Canada 49 01.5 N Somewhere W of Rockies 2,852 miles 170 gallons Average cost of gas $4.04 / gallon Should be no surprise to anyone who reads this log that Daniel snagged a beautiful rainbow trout within 15 minutes of his first cast. Uncle Al had jkust askjed him to "Show me how it is done." And Bang! FYI: Why BC in the summer? Hi of 68 Low of 52 last night. Got to run as our tee time is in 45 minutes. suv MILANO MYST

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