In all seriousness, tagging salmon - both here in Alaska and internationally - is a crucial resource by which to collect valuable date for scientific research. And the there's the popular tournaments too. All of which came to mind after witnessing another clueless kid in a department store wandering around with his tag raised. Just another day trolling the waters for ideas and inspiration.
This panel sat on the back burner for years before migrating its way from the sketchbook to Bristol, and then another couple more years before the pen + ink got hauled out for use as a demo on watercolor wash, and so finally it getting posted here. Mainly as an excuse to show a nice sample progression of flats to the finished original: