NFR The Grande Ronde's Sister River?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by wadin' boot, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

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  2. Derek Young

    Derek Young 2011 Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Of The Year

  3. IveofIone

    IveofIone Active Member

    Boot, that is some eerie and wonderful landscape punctuated by a beautiful river. It has elements of the upper Owens Valley near Bodie, some river canyons in Idaho and suggestions of the scab lands here in Washington in addition to the Grande Ronde. The architecture is stunning for it's day and begs the question-Where did everyone go? It must have taken a substantial population to create such vast stoneworks in an isolated area.

    Were those "Round Young Virgins" like they sing about in Silent Night?

    Ive
     
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  4. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

    Ive it also has hills that look Palouse-like, it is weird, were it not for the ruins I could see it being a landscape within 150 mile radius of Pendleton, OR

    Ive my knowledge of the Hripsimian Virgins is minimal, Alex MacDonald on the other hand knows how to correctly approach the study of medieval virgins. A drink in hand, witty banter, maybe an anecdote about Vlad the Impaler...
     
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  5. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

    My favorite three pick up scenerios for a Hripsimian virgin:

    Hey girl...

    Hey Girl...how bout we go down to the lover's bridge over the river...check this out...I'm in Armenia...and now I am in Turkey...and now I am in Armenia...oh and Turkmenia (Boot meanwhile is stepping either side and later on the bridge midline, Hripsimian virgin laughing like she's in a medieval ROMCOM)


    Hey Girl... You want to check out my orthodox style...got all the incense and frankincense and Mirrh up in my hand-carved hill cave? We can get up there before the Mongol Horde sacks and burns the city tonight...
     
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  6. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

    Boot, have you been sniffing the ether again?
     
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  7. Derek Young

    Derek Young 2011 Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Of The Year

    The site of a nasty war where 20k died "and the river ran red" with their blood. So, good bio-mass. However, no direct connection to the sea, but via a few lakes it does appear that sea-run fish could get there over a couple of dams.

    No bobber fishing allowed.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akhurian_River
     
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  8. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

  9. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

    That was really, really cool. Thanks for sharing(now that I checked it out after my smartass ass comment).
     
  10. constructeur

    constructeur Active Member

    [​IMG]I like this one as it reminds me of the Skagit river, say, near Mt. Vernon last year...
     
  11. _WW_

    _WW_ Fishes with Wolves

    So the ancients built structures that last for hundreds of years...and modern man decides nothing would look better on them than a couple of blue hearts with arrows in them?
     
  12. IveofIone

    IveofIone Active Member

    Some further study of the Hripsimian Virgins revealed that many were virgins by default. Especially the ones that had pubic hair clear up to their belly button.

    Ive
     
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