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The smoke hung low in the valley as we walked down a dozer line to its end where a clearing had been created. Just weeks… Continue reading
It’s time to take a look at this Week of July 16 - July 22.
The commercial harvest of the five salmon species in Alaska was worth $586 million to fishermen in 2018. More than half of those gross earnings… Continue reading
In their extravagant dresses and tightly wound curls, my cousins would dance their weekends away. Irish stepdancing is marked by intricate footwork coupled with a… Continue reading
Slamming 10 to 40-pound flatfish with salmon tackle in shallow water is addicting.
On my days off I drive. I drive to mountains and rivers and through flats — pacing the highway with wheels looking for a groove… Continue reading
I was surprised to learn that despite the diverse wildlife in Alaska, the state has not a single reptile. Alaska’s cold conditions make life in… Continue reading
The tides are going to be rockin’ some righteous change-outs
My slanted, attic apartment downtown in Seward has a lot of charming flaws. I have to brush my teeth in my kitchen sink, for one,… Continue reading
This summer, I traveled from the East Coast to the Kenai Peninsula to intern with the biology program at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. As… Continue reading
It’s time to take a look at fishing report for the week of June 25 - July 1
Tents are windows to adventure
Science is more than the five-step method we learn about in grade school — science is a philosophy of questions. As a budding graduate student… Continue reading
A look at the southern peninsula’s fishing conditions
I learned how to play a new card game. Pinochle, according to Wikipedia, is a trick-taking, Ace-Ten card game played with a 48-card deck originally… Continue reading
For the past year I’ve been sitting in a university office in Eastern Pennsylvania staring at maps of the Kenai Peninsula. The maps show the… Continue reading
Things are much better this season compared to the last go around
This spring, I decided to get serious about gardening. By gardening, I mean finding the most hearty, resilient plants I could and sticking them in… Continue reading
The best is yet to come, if you know what you’re doing.
2019 marks the fifth year the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has hosted a Game Warden Camp for local youth. This camp offers youth the chance… Continue reading