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Tunabomber
08-05-2008, 06:16 PM
Whoo hoo what a great trip she was

sign me up for the next one

here's the pics


we left the house at 5.30 am for the first ferry and holy hell was that early

here's a pic of meaghan up and dressed earlier than ever
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from the ferry terminal we continued on to campbell river( they have a mall :eek:)
there we waited for lizard,and honky who were on different ferries.

from there it was on to port mc neil and wow what a drive
here's the mood in the truck
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we had lunch in port mc neil and continued on to port Alice
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check out buddy's wood pile eh !!
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en den it was 80 k on the smoothest gravel road i have ever seen
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saw many bear and wild life
but the bears are camera shy and only seem to shit on the road



almost there and the smallest tuna says you work the pedals i will do the rest
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13 hours later and !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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now on with the fun
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and then we got the boat out ( very nice :cool: kevin )
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things were going grrrrrrrreat until

it happened:eek:


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we got hit with the mother of all storms

Monday morning was calm and rainy till 9am then pow it hit us hard and kicked the shit out of camp didn't even stop till 3am Tuesday

it was the longest hardest day camping i have ever had

here's the pics from storm day
before pics
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and then the after
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we spent the hole day fighting this bastard and we were told later it was gail force winds with gusts reaching 140 kph

here's some storm pics
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from there on in it was a great trip

here's some shots in no real order



me with the only halibut we caught and let me tell you" they are sure ugly but tasty
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Meaghan with her first ever caught fish
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Parker
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gidget
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camp at sundown
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sea enemeny
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meaghan on the rocks
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mel and royce
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me and little dude
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colleen
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the log we burned for 10days
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lizard
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ann cleaning fish just after rain gouged out both eyes on a cod [15]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t83/mrtuna/island%20pics%2008/P7270167.jpg
scott
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linden
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candace and little dude
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fishin folk
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blondie and me took a nice little quad ride to this cool cove with no kids " thanks ann"
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the jay helping ann
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ann showing good forum
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the quads
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the tunas
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the nappy
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the Rubbermaid bath
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Kimmi
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the last day was great almost as good as the group
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cold ass honky
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we left camp at 9.30 am on monday and walked in the door of home at 11.30 pm
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bye bye nanimo see ya next year
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Murd0c
08-05-2008, 06:23 PM
fricken aweosme pics, looked like another killer time!!

toyon35s
08-05-2008, 06:24 PM
looked to be a great time,glad you all enjoyed it,nice pics[cheers]

dirka dave
08-05-2008, 06:26 PM
Awsome pictures and story !!![36]


[cheers] http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f328/david_corry/Smilies/sign0005.gif

nebowe
08-05-2008, 06:36 PM
Sounds like ya had a great time, awesome pics

MikeWild
08-05-2008, 06:38 PM
Right on Tuna, looks like a wicked time. Great pics!

scrappy
08-05-2008, 06:39 PM
Awesome pics Eric, might have to go next year, looks like everyone had fun in bc even with the storm[cheers]

hamberger
08-05-2008, 06:43 PM
Beautiful. Going there in Sept.

Question. Is there a fresh water source at Gooding Cove ? Maybe I'll camp there instead

Ironman
08-05-2008, 06:49 PM
Was great times i just wish THEJAY would have gone there sooner for youguys so you had better weather

Rdnk_Wmn
08-05-2008, 07:14 PM
AWSOME pictures Eric!!!!!!!

harleyfatboy99ca
08-05-2008, 07:32 PM
Great pics..[cheers]

SquirreL-E
08-05-2008, 07:34 PM
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omg thats the best freaken picture... just cause hes holden the shifter, leanin over the wheel ready to burn rubber with a giant smile on his face [36] [36] hahaha wicked pics tuna man

gavman
08-05-2008, 07:35 PM
Way to post great pics Eric, looks like you all had a blast....Awesome

Trailjunkie
08-05-2008, 08:09 PM
hey tuna if its open ill be there with the wife and kids next year for sure.

redman
08-05-2008, 08:49 PM
great pics looks like a good time for sure

paul jr
08-05-2008, 09:18 PM
sweet pictures i wish i could have made it .......looks like a load of fun[cheers]

crazydude
08-05-2008, 09:33 PM
That looked like a great time. Nice pics

Dirtybert
08-05-2008, 10:21 PM
you got some great pics!!! that camera works awesome[36]
what a blast
[cheers]

Honky
08-05-2008, 10:47 PM
fun time for sure....looking forward to 2009! and yes it's an open invite...book now

Ironman
08-05-2008, 10:52 PM
THEJAY got a few good ones ill try to get to tmmorow night. 2009 i am in for sure with at least 1 extra quad:D giddity giddity

Newfie
08-05-2008, 11:05 PM
Looks like a great time.

MuddyWheeler
08-05-2008, 11:59 PM
The pic's are unreal. Looks like a great time. The sunset ones on the way back almost look fake.

dirt balls
08-06-2008, 02:34 PM
great shots looks like one to remember [cheers]

EIEIO
08-06-2008, 02:42 PM
Nice grab ironman

Mukaluk
08-06-2008, 08:18 PM
Great pictures... I have to go on the island trip one of these years...

Lost_in_BC
08-06-2008, 08:19 PM
Awesome photos... and great story too !

bakelite
08-06-2008, 08:32 PM
Glad you had a good time, bet the pictures are good too. [cheers]

Flashless
08-06-2008, 10:37 PM
awesome pics!! what a great trip!!

"The Jay" - you guys created a monster

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nfc
08-06-2008, 10:48 PM
awesome pictures. looks like a very cool place to relax for a week.

dari
08-06-2008, 11:15 PM
greats pics will have to make that trip next year .[cheers]

Truckstuff
08-07-2008, 11:08 AM
[cheers] Awesome Pics Eric [cheers] Looking at them brings back many great memories. Sure wish I could have made it.

Mudgirl
08-07-2008, 01:10 PM
awesome pics

can't wait to get out there again

Tunabomber
06-03-2009, 03:33 PM
oh man i cant wait
oh yeah

darwyn haller
06-03-2009, 04:16 PM
Nice Pics.. Looks like a good time![cheers]

Lieutenant Johnson
06-03-2009, 04:30 PM
Unreal scenery and pics!!
Nice Fish that ya caught!! how did it taste?

The little guy looks so HAPPY ..absolutely love it! can't wait to have a little gaffer of my own and take them camping!

Thanks for sharing

vajayjay
06-03-2009, 04:35 PM
Look what you started Tuna [16]

Wow those are some nice pics there


Too bad they're a year old :ballsmack

Papa Pete
06-03-2009, 04:36 PM
and the place is now an RV park with no beach access:vroam: [f] [f] :vroam:

Honky
06-03-2009, 04:39 PM
Go away pete you have never even been there....go shit on someone else pics

LuckyBains
06-03-2009, 09:31 PM
and the place is now an RV park with no beach access:vroam: [f] [f] :vroam:

:happy0045:

Sini
06-03-2009, 11:03 PM
Looks gorgeous :) I shall have to check it out sometime