Wednesday, July 16, 2008

North to Alaska...How NOT to catch a halibut

My fam and I are headed to Glacier Bay, Alaska for summer vacation in just 12 days! In preparation, we're whipping out some of our home videos of Alaska trips past, and came across this classic captured by my good friend KK. Here's what our travel checklist is looking like:
-fishing coveralls with last year's halibut slime...check
-fishing gaff (when really a harpoon should be used)...check
-green plastic garbage bucket to store fresh catch...check
-fishing guide with strong Oklahoma drawl (ie "keel"="kill") a.k.a. my dad...check
-small 16' skiff that really should not be used to catch 100lb. plus fish in the pacific ocean...check
So, please watch the video and see how the action unwinds when your gear is not up to par and your experience is lacking...but I really couldn't enjoy it any other way!

10 comments:

Robin said...

That was hilarious and disturbing all at the same time! Have fun in Alaska! Say Hi to a moose for us.

Alexa said...

haha...that was hilarious! I hope you guys have fun. :)

JB said...

i am crying i am laughing so hard!! im not sure if it would have been as funny had it not been you all!

naphtali said...

haha. oh jenn...haha. well, i concure with robin - say hi to the moose!

tbone said...

YEAH, BEAT THAT FISH! I hope you guys take lots of pictures in Alaska. I wish we could go up this year, even though Corinne wouldn't really remember it.

Shana said...

That was the funniest thing I've ever seen!

*kk* said...

i love it~!! i cant help but laugh so hard every time I see it!! thats great!! wish i were going to catch some more good time on camera!

JML said...

This video just fits. That's what I'd expect out of fishing with your husband.

SimplyGrove said...

My FAVORITE video!!!!!!

Christina said...

I have to agree with Robin! Crazy! Have fun on your family vaction!