Presidential address to the 76th annual meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists,
Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA, Jan. 7 - 11, 1996.
A 31 pound chinook salmon caught singlehandedly off Whittlestone Point, near Bamfield British Columbia,
September, 1995, with a mooching rod and 15 lb test leader (eat your heart out Bob . . . second head added later).
For the moral of the story, see pp. 108 and 136 of book five (Mostly Harmless) of Douglas Adams' Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy 'trilogy' (1993, Pan Books).
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