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Failing to Catch a Leaping Salmon

As the locks at Ballard transfer the water, they manage to catch a lot of salmon at the same time.  It was very common while we were there to see the salmon leap out of the water.  Some would leap … Continue reading

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The Fish Ladder

Hiram M Chittenden was not only the man in charge of creating the Ballard Locks, he also was ahead of his time in understanding some of the ecological impact of what he was doing.  The importance of the fish to … Continue reading

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Flying Fish – You Knew It Had to Happen

How long was it going to be before a post about being in Seattle included fish flying through the air at Pike Place Market?  You knew it had to come at some point so here we go.  The weekend we … Continue reading

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No Need to be Koi

During our walk around the Chicago Botanic Gardens, we walked across a couple of the bridges over the lakes.  The lakes are home to a variety of wildlife including plenty of koi carp.  I guess they are pretty smart fish … Continue reading

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The Perfect Trash Can

This trash can is by the harbor in Half Moon Bay. I think it speaks for itself!

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Monterey Aquarium Again

Not so long ago, I posted about a trip I made with my nephew to the aquarium in Monterey. More recently, my Mum came to stay so we took her there for a day out too. It was a lovely … Continue reading

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

My nephew was interested in a visit to the aquarium at Monterey while they were staying so he and I decided to head down there for a day.  I last went over ten years ago so did not remember a … Continue reading

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Underwater Shooting

Something I have never done before is snorkeling.  Having grown up by the sea, I am not sure why this would be but perhaps it is down to the lack of reefs with plenty to see.  Snorkeling is very popular … Continue reading

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Some Fishy Video

As you might have noticed, there is a bit of theme developing with some of the stuff I post.  Photos are the main focus of what I do but I am also dabbling more with the video side of things.  … Continue reading

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More Fish

After the jellyfish and the Belugas, it was time to walk around the rest of the aquarium.  They have a number of exhibits that we always like to check out including the large tank in the main hall in which … Continue reading

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