Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Columbia Springs Hatchery

Just down the hill from us is a fish hatchery, so convenient that I forget it's there. But, the hatchery is a fantastic outing with little hikes in the woods (we spotted 5 salamanders!), pools with fish of various sizes that jump out of the water when it gets a little crowded, and a feeding pond with gigantic fish that threaten to jump out of the water and eat directly out of your hand .

Oh yeah, and this guy was there...

I'll admit, I courted disaster on this one, trying to get close enough for a picture while using my 5 year old as a human shield... She was totally bored with the whole stalking thing - she prefers to risk her limbs with the monster fish instead.

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