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      Quote Originally Posted by FIT BMX View Post
      You're looking a gift fish in the mouth there, literally!

      I gave him a kiss on the cheek and released him back into the mud.
      "Ta-ta. See you next year."



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      Updated for the 2017 Harvest: What is "ki shusui?" Short version http://www.kishusui.com

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      Meanwhile, back at the ki shusui project koi farm...

      John came over day after the mighty flock spawn pull and the home team drained the tiny pond, retrieved the oyagoi, put them in a rubbermaid for a group shot before release into their true home, the Big Pond. I miscalculated the effect of full sun so the fish photos are overexposed. however the fish are fine.

      They've had a tough and stressful six months but you cannot tell.
      Beautiful girls are already egging up for next year.
      I released them into the Big, thanking each for his/her fine contribution to the abundant 2017 ki shusui spawn.

      This evening, I fed all the fish in the Big, and three of the six oyagoi answered the call -- "Here fishy, fishy." LOL and came up to feed with the rest of the herd. Wow. That just felt great.

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      Thanks for all the great photos from the pulls. Too bad you aren't right down the road, I'd love to have seen the action.

      I know they are not the big goal here, but some of those orange-red shusui look really good!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Matt24 View Post
      Thanks for all the great photos from the pulls. Too bad you aren't right down the road, I'd love to have seen the action.

      I know they are not the big goal here, but some of those orange-red shusui look really good!
      Matt, thank you~ I like those red kids, too. great back drop for blue/white/chartreuse/yellow. a vigorous type and gets BIG.

      I'm sorry you don't live down the road, too.
      We're on the high seas at present, waves unbelievable. i mean unbelievable. Diners being flipped out of their chairs like .... fish! very spotty internet. i'll post photos in photography when i get home.
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      Announcing -- live stream baby ki shusui harvest,Wed, May 9, 10:00-ish a.m to finish.

      Quote Originally Posted by Matt24 View Post
      Thanks for all the great photos from the pulls. Too bad you aren't right down the road, I'd love to have seen the action.
      Dear Matt24 and alllllllll!

      When last I wrote, we pulled the Lower Pond, aka the nursery.
      We returned 888 babies to grow-out in the nursery, out of the 6,700 we harvested
      I didn't want to cull the best 888 until they had a little more growth.

      So May is here! And if we're not in the middle of a blizzard, or a hurricane, we're harvesting tosai/nisai -- and streaming the action LIVE with SOUND on Wed. May 9th - and early birds can help by letting us know how the reception is.

      Time and Date: Wed., May 9th, from when my friend John Clark arrives at 10:00 a.m. or so until finish, often about 3:00 including tailgate pizza lunch.

      The Plan is to choose the best 100-150 and return them to their nursery.
      To split the remaining 700 or so between the Middle (Learning Curve Pond) and the Big (ki shusui project pond) where their parents and grandparents reside.

      We will have drained nearly all the Lower pond before John arrives with his seine net, so this pull could go very fast. If you want to catch it, I'd try to be here at 10:00 when Mark Bruno, our videographer will be doing sound checks.

      I'm hoping we can get a live chat going at the same time. I'll be in the mud, but my DH, John Duffy, can type.
      and you guys can throw out commentary.

      I will post links to the vid and the chat when I have it.

      Also, we will have a mystery KP guest, who will be doing a lot of driving to get here.
      This is a thrill for me.
      Hope to see KPhriends at VIRTUAL pondside, too.

      I'll post a countdown clock a week out. Meanwhile, I've seen a small school of tosai. It's still under 50F in the water and snow is in the forecast! geesh.

      Talk soon!
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      Quote Originally Posted by Koigrl View Post
      ... So May is here! And if we're not in the middle of a blizzard, or a hurricane, we're harvesting tosai/nisai -- and streaming the action LIVE with SOUND on Wed. May 9th ....
      Fun times ahead!

      Quote Originally Posted by Koigrl View Post
      ... It's still under 50F in the water and snow is in the forecast! ....
      It's been unusually cold for April here too. Thankfully, tonight looks like the last chance of freezing air temps.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Matt24 View Post
      Fun times ahead!



      It's been unusually cold for April here too. Thankfully, tonight looks like the last chance of freezing air temps.


      Poor little fishies. Usually, by now, would have been feeding them for a month. And they got the early cold weather back in October, too. This is going to test the tosai mettle, all right.



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      Updated for the 2017 Harvest: What is "ki shusui?" Short version http://www.kishusui.com

      Twelve seconds that are the entire point of the last seven years!
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