Congratulations on Jonah's Aquarium introduction in the TFH mag!
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Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 9:16 PM
Subject: Re: NANFA-- July TFH / Jonah's Aquarium
> At 10:42 PM -0400 6/17/03, Jeffrey Fullerton wrote:
> >Addendum to my Update post- saw the article on Jonah's Aquarium and want
> >to congratulate Mark Binkley for having the courage to take the plunge-
> >figuratively speaking - and maybe have a shot at gaining America's
> >native fishes the recognition and admiration they really deserve!
> >A pretty good list of some really awesome species.
> >I look forward to visiting or at least ordering some in the future!
> Hey, Jeff, thanks for the good words! Let me know if you have any
> overstock you want to wholesale :)
> While I'm at it, I should also thank all those NANFAns and
> NANFAns-to-be who generously shared their convention cash and
> unburdened us of all those books and dipnets. We had to hustle to
> keep up with all of you, but is was really fun and encouraging to us.
> Thanks for supporting a fellow native fish nut.
> And, since I've been busy trying to catch up following the
> convention, I haven't expressed our appreciation for Bruce and Casper
> and everyone who helped put the Huntsville convention together. You
> have succeeded in keeping the string of excellent shows going and
> maybe even raised the bar a little. I ran myself ragged just trying
> to get all that enjoyment packed into one long weekend. Left me
> wanting more... after I finally caught up on a little sleep. And we
> enjoyed meeting all you folks whom we have emailed and telephoned
> over the past few years. Now I can really know who I'm talking to
> and feel like there are friends out there.
> I know you were tired by the time Sunday arrived, Bruce, but rest
> assured your effort was well spent and you deserve to relax and enjoy
> the next one. Casper and Ranger Bob were still out there sprinting
> down the river on Sunday trying to find one more blotched chub for
> me. That's what I like, fish hunters who never know when to quit!
> Pierre was fishing right up until minutes before he had to leave for
> the airport. Hope those fishes made it on the plane OK.
> I'm still dreaming of that magical riffle on the Sipsey Fork that
> threatened to keep us mezmerized well past the Borden creek, the
> banquet and into the night. And hearing Mark O's and Casper's
> snorkling reports makes me want to take a year off and spend it face
> down in the creek.
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