New from Washington State

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Original poster
Aug 11, 2007
Gold Bar, WA
Hey everyone! My name is Phill, I'm retired (old truck driver and equipment operator) and loving it! I grew up watching my dad smoke salmon on our ranch. The smoker we used there was a 55 gallon drum firebox buried in the ground sideways with a stovepipe ran to a smokhouse about the size of a single station outhouse. Made great salmon! My smoker is a small electric one (size of a big chief) that is insulated. This is what I use for salmon. I am using my propane barbeque for smoking everything else (pork butt, turkey, chicken, etc.) that I put a chip box in for the smoke. It works great but I want to upgrade to a Traeger some day. I'm not really an experienced smoker but I'm also not afraid to try. My first "pulled pork" came out awesome. Must be beginner's luck... My wife loved it. That's all that matters... I like to shoot, collect guns, fish, and do some 'q-ing!
Welcome to the SMF. Plenty of us retired guys and some that aren't, but we share the same enjoyment od SMOKIN'.
Welcome to the SMF, I don't do anything Monday thru Friday then I rest on
Saturday and Sunday.
You'll like it here, a lot of great information
Welcome to the SMF Phil!! Sounds like you will fit right in here. This is a great place to learn all about the art of smoking meat.
hello phill

always good to see another washingtonion on the forum i live on the wet side over in forks glad you found this place there are a lot of helpful people here
take care
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