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We used to catch them by the hundreds in and Sebasticook River in Maine.
-- skip I'm a maine maniac
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#1 posted 01-18-2013 01:37 PM
WOW! Amazing. The finish is superbly realistic.
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#2 posted 01-18-2013 03:01 PM
Super! Great artist you are
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#3 posted 01-18-2013 03:05 PM
Good to see you “fishin” again ! superb representation ! Great effort ! Thanks for the post !
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#4 posted 01-18-2013 04:50 PM
very well done … super posting
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#5 posted 01-18-2013 05:49 PM
There’s a wooden model of the ancient coelacanth at the zoo in Toronto and it’s amazing how similar these two fish are. Love your carvings.
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#6 posted 01-18-2013 05:57 PM
Really love your work, amazingly realistic art pieces. Can’t wait to go fishing.
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#7 posted 01-19-2013 12:32 AM
I live two miles from the Sebasticook and fish there when ever I can. Not as many fish there now since they removed the Winslow dam. Still good fishing above the Benton dam though. Great carving! Looks good enough to eat. Thanks for posting.
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#8 posted 01-19-2013 01:00 AM
Unquestionably beautiful work, but I got to admit I’m partial to your brown trout.
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#9 posted 01-19-2013 02:29 AM
This one is just a life-like as the brown trout. You are a gifted artisan!
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#10 posted 01-19-2013 11:16 AM
Thanks for the great comments, I did not know they removed the Winslow dam, I have not fished it in many years, i used to fish Waverly Avenue in Pittsfield above the dam of course this was in the early 60s, the river was pre-well polluted in those days.
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#11 posted 01-19-2013 05:58 PM
Hiya skip, glad to find you in LJ too. Another place I can keep an eye on ur carvings. ;)
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