Category Archives: Alaska

Current events, places and history of Alaska

Rounding Point Retreat

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Gary’s King

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Packing for the Boat

It is that time again… Time to pack the back and get on a flight to Juneau. But what will I need and what can be left behind? After many years of packing for boating trips in Alaska I have … Continue reading

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Whale Gallery

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A Sheet of Glass

There are days when the water looks like a sheet of glass. When you describe boating in Alaska to someone who has never been here, they think of wild water and towering waves. Television shows like The Deadliest Catch reinforce … Continue reading

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Bear Gallery

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IPHC Catch Limits

This week the International Pacific Halibut Commission released the 2017 catch limits and seasons. For Area 2C Southeast Alaska the limits are up modestly, with the combined (commercial and guided sport) limit set at 5,250,000 pounds, up from 4,950,000 pounds. … Continue reading

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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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A Guide to the Fishing Boats of SE Alaska

When touring and fishing the inland passageways of southeast Alaska you will pass a wide array of other craft on the water. Your desire to catch fish might be for the sport of it or simply the desire to fill … Continue reading

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Size in Perspective

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