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    Bumping up for those asking about the 2006...

    Bumping up for those asking about the 2006 harvest.
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    I'm not sure about the language issue. :) ...

    I'm not sure about the language issue. :)

    ...In regard to the fish, the nisai photos are straight out of the mud. They're in a measuring tub, so these pics were taken when the fish were being...
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    Tosai to Nisai Pics

    Check out the 555 Event catalog page at www.qualitykoi.com. Several of the tosai that went into the mud in May now have their nisai harvest photos posted together for comparison. Neat stuff to see...
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    Yes, Dick, I'm already anxious to see how the koi...

    Yes, Dick, I'm already anxious to see how the koi going back in the mud develop. ... I found a home for one of the males I'm clearing out. (Going to a new 10,000 gallon pond.) Gotta have lots of room...
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    I'm glad folks have enjoyed it.

    I'm glad folks have enjoyed it.
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    So much for the odd memories. Now it's time to...

    So much for the odd memories. Now it's time to find homes for a few koi to make plenty of room for the yamabuki.... and time to wonder how the ones staying another year will look when I see them...
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    Turtles & Such When dragging one pond a...

    Turtles & Such

    When dragging one pond a bullfrog was caught in the net, but jumped away before I could take a photo. In another, a crayfish was caught, but I was too distant for photos to show...
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    A Different Showa The Hi on this Showa was...

    A Different Showa

    The Hi on this Showa was unlike that of any other. The photo is not quite accurate. The pigment was even and more a pinkish peach color than orange or red. It was as if milk had...
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    Simple Ideas I was fascinated by the simple...

    Simple Ideas

    I was fascinated by the simple design of the closure on the fish boxes used for hauling the koi. A simple piano hinge ...lower the block and the top is secure. No fish is getting out...
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    Cinderblock There is an old building on the...

    Cinderblock

    There is an old building on the farm that was used as a packinghouse when the place was an asparagus farm. It looks like concrete block, but this is the real cinderblock nobody makes...
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    Harvest Time at Nisei Koi Farm: Rambling Afterthoughts

    WATER & MUD

    One of the things I found interesting about the mud ponds at NKF was how clean they are. I've been to a couple of mass production koi farms in Florida. The ponds had algae glarf and...
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    LOL. ...I'm glad folks are enjoying the...

    LOL.

    ...I'm glad folks are enjoying the travelogue. Just about done.
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    ...and on the flight home, while I looked through...

    ...and on the flight home, while I looked through some old magazines JR had available, and Henry organized photos on his laptop, there were some odd memories. But they will wait another day.
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    But there weren't hours to spend. It was getting...

    But there weren't hours to spend. It was getting to be 3:30 and the plane was taking off at 5:40 in Philadelphia, an hour away. It was time to go.
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    I could spend hours watching this fish......

    I could spend hours watching this fish... studying the bone structure, the height of the body. This is a big fish that only gives an impression of being slender. The eggs are held tightly under the...
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    There were so many special fish. Then Mat...

    There were so many special fish. Then Mat announced: "Magoi" in his best voice.
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    ...and the crowd was clearly pleased. The clouds...

    ...and the crowd was clearly pleased. The clouds were gone. The sun was bright.
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    And there were so many more.

    And there were so many more.
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    Another I lingered over was this unique koi ......

    Another I lingered over was this unique koi ... Yes, it's a Shiro Utsuri, but its clearly not from the lines of Shiro Utsuri we are accustomed to seeing. I was wanting to have Mat tell all about her,...
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    And I loved this Showa.

    And I loved this Showa.
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    This Sanke was a classic.

    This Sanke was a classic.
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    That dramatic Sanke is HenryC's. She went in at...

    That dramatic Sanke is HenryC's. She went in at 22" and came out right close to 26".

    I wish I had better shots of this fish. The Beni is so deep and thick. The color is so even and saturated. Up...
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    And these koi were worth the wait. The folks...

    And these koi were worth the wait. The folks looking on didn't feel chilled once there were such koi to see fresh from the mud.
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    To get the koi to the top bank of the pond, some...

    To get the koi to the top bank of the pond, some experienced hands were drafted. DickB was a willing draftee. These koi took two people to carry the bags up that hill to Mat.
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    The guys went in the pond around 1:30pm. It was a...

    The guys went in the pond around 1:30pm. It was a few minutes after 2:00 that they were able to maneuver the net under the koi. And such large koi were showing their backs.
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