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Winterized

On the dry, wrapped and heated, the Nordic Quest is ready for anything that the winter months in Juneau can send her way. In med-September we hauled out the Nordic Quest at the new Auke Bay facility. We performed end … Continue reading

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The Alaskan Fishing Experience

Alaskan fishing… The cold and the rain, the misery and deprivation, the warm sticky buns straight from the oven…

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Boarded

Getting boarded and inspected does not happen often, but it does happen.  We were anchored and bottom fishing near Tenakee when we noted an official looking vessel. Wait? Is it headed headed straight at us? Yes.  As it neared we … Continue reading

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Track Color Coding

When trolling for salmon the bridge can be a wee bit quiet. Not much to do, why not explore the features of the Furuno navigation system? A very cool feature! It appears you can color code the track based on … Continue reading

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Splash Day

The weather had been bad for several days with winds up to 40 knots and five footers in Auke Bay, but today it laid down. It was a long awaited moment. The shrinkwrap was removed and at high tide this … Continue reading

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The Endicott Arm Shrimp Pots

For years I have been going in and out of Endicott Arm to Dawes Glacier and Ford’s Terror and along the eastern shore south of Sum Dum are dozens of old rusting shrimp pots stacked up. I wondered if they ever … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Good Day’s Catch

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Nordic Quest Ready for 2015 Alaska Charter Season

In two weeks, the Nordic Quest comes out of dry storage at Anacortes and will be provisioned for her trip north to Juneau. My crew is excited about our spring trip and we have lots of adventure planned along the route plus … Continue reading

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