Dr Tom painted this way back in the ol' days. When he and Dee returned for a final trip several years ago, I took it to Nanook Lodge and hung it in their building. It stayed at Nanook until this summer when I brought it back. Boy, lots of memories there.
This painting is an expression to retain a memory, a moment of camaraderie, and an appreciation of the salmon world. It reinforces an idea that all those bragging type photos are often much more than just showing the catch.