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Oh what a good day of halibut fishing!

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2018 Southeast Alaska Halibut Fishing

Preliminary results based on word-of-mouth from charter skippers and sport fishermen indicate that 2018 has been a pretty good year so far for catching decent size halibut. In the Icy Strait/Glacier Bay area, guided boats are releasing a lot of … Continue reading

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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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Size in Perspective

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Inside Passage – Echoes of the Past

SE Alaska and the coast of British Columbia are a place where the past does not get wiped away. Ruins, wrecks, and abandoned places are often left for nature to reclaim rather than scrapped or redeveloped. When traveling the waterways … Continue reading

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Approaching Point Retreat Lighthouse

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A Cast of Crab

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Photo of the Week – Aurora Boat Basin

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m/v Nordic Quest Departs for Juneau

It’s the 20th of May and we have departed Anacortes on our way back to Juneau. After clearing Canadian Customs at Bedwell Harbor, our itinerary includes stops at Nanaimo, Campbell River, Port Harvey, Namu, Pruth Bay, Shearwater, Prince Rupert, Ketchikan, … Continue reading

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Replacing Those Sacrificial Zinc Anodes

Every other year I make the trip from Juneau to Puget Sound and part of my winterization is performing basic maintenance and using North Harbor Diesel in Anacortes for dry storage. I like dry storage because not only is it … Continue reading

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