This weekend, I was hanging out with a friend in Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska. If you’re not familiar with the Anchorage area, this is pretty much the only real alpine ski resort in the area, and a very special place. Deep down, part of me believes that I’ve just grown a love affair for … More Trippin’ Through Winter and the Right Now
Yesterday, I did yet another amazing fall hike, this time up Mt. Baldy. It is just outside of Anchorage, and has about a 1600 ft. elevation gain. On the way down, I got the chance to hang out with a Bald Eagle, who was flying in low circles for quite some time.
In Alaska, fishing as a dipnetter from the shore requires some intense gear, the most important item being your full-body bibs that come with booties attached-you get warmth and the added bonus of no water leaking in from your water shoes. Not only are you fishing in the mud and water, Alaskan summers can be … More The One with the Salmon Bone-Fishing Tales in Alaska 3
When was the last time you thought of something ridiculous and then actually pulled it off? It’s that time of the year when we reflect about our assortment of adventures from the previous year, and then try to conjure up stuff to beat those experiences or challenge ourselves even more. Some of us build bucket … More The Idiocy and Adventure Mixture-Fishing Tales in Alaska 2
Fishing in Alaska is boisterous and fat, just like the state. It’s full of adventure, extremes, danger, comedy, and growth. When I first moved here, I wasn’t really into fishing. My version of fishing consisted of bait, tackle, a crappy boat on a lake, usually in the deep south. I don’t recall going much, but … More The Old Lady and The River-Fishing Tales in Alaska