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Fish America: Six Months, 10 Stories From the Road

November 29, 2010

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It’s not the miles covered that epitomize the unpredictable nature of a road trip, but the stories you couldn’t make up that elicit a laugh every time they’re broken out. Uncertainty is the soul of adventure. To celebrate a half-year on the road, here’s my top 10 road trip tales. What’s your best road trip story?10. Climbing Route 191 through the Montana mountains in wintry conditions, I buried my jeep swerving off the road to avoid a cow elk. I get back on the highway but the elk never flinched.9. Running across a flat on a low tide in South Carolina, we missed a channel and ran up on a sandbar, stranded until the tide came up. I caught a few hours of sleep curled up on the polling platform.

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