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Fun and Bears on the Kenai Peninsula

For the first time in 10 days we saw the sun on the evening of August 16th.  Anchored in our sheltered inlet at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula, we watched the rain ease, then cease.  900 more words

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Grandma's First Halibut

Growing up off the grid in Alaska as one of nine children definitely had its benefits. Looking back there isn’t much I would change because it shaped me into what I am today.   1,006 more words

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Shrimping in the Waters of Alaska

Spot prawns in my opinion are some of the best tasting shrimp on the planet. They are found throughout Prince William Sound as well as other locations along the Alaskan coast. 778 more words

Alaska

Passage to Kenai Peninsula: August 14-15

After a rainy day anchored in Chenega Bay near the mouth of Prince William Sound while a gale raged outside, we made a break for the open sea.  834 more words

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Fresh King Salmon In the Winter

When we think of king salmon fishing most of us think of our favorite deep hole in a local river. Truth be told they have to be somewhere in the years before they go back to the spawning grounds. 404 more words

Alaska

Escape from Whittier: August 11, 2014

Rain was still pouring in Whittier when we returned through the tunnel from sunny Turnagain Arm where we’d seen the belugas.  Wind was still whipping through the marina, pushing… 957 more words

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Critter encounters on our temporary release from Whittier

We had arrived in Whittier, one of the strangest and wettest places I’ve ever been, on August 7 meaning to wait out a storm and do chores.  1,045 more words

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