The Sights, Sounds and Smells of Homer, AK … A Fishing Town
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The Sights, Sounds and Smells of Homer, AK … A Fishing Town

Homer Alaska sits at the end of the Kenai Peninsula at the terminus of the Sterling Highway. As one enters the self-proclaimed Halibut Capital of the World, the various sights, sounds and smells reinforce that this is a serious fishing town, I have come here to fish for halibut and king salmon (see blog post…

A Glacier Hike in Kenai Fjords National Park
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A Glacier Hike in Kenai Fjords National Park

Having a “free day” between fishing adventures on the Kenai Peninsula, I decided to trek to the Kenai Fjords National Park and hike the Exit Glacier. KFNP At the edge of the Kenai Peninsula lies a land where the ice age lingers. Nearly 40 glaciers flow from the Harding Icefield, Kenai Fjords’ crowning feature.  Most…

Alaska Trip: Arctic Leg

Alaska Trip: Arctic Leg

The final leg of my Alaska Expedition will be mostly north of the Arctic Circle. Fairbanks Heading north from Denali, next stop is a couple of days in Fairbanks, Alaska. Besides fishing I will also be enjoying the midnight sun festival celebrating the summer solstice. Arctic Adventures For this leg, Wiseman, Alaska will be my…

Alaska Trip: Denali

Alaska Trip: Denali

This leg of the trip centers around Denali using the town of Talkeetna as my basecamp for close to a week. Denali National Park and Preserve encompasses 6 million acres of Alaska’s interior wilderness. Its centerpiece is 20,310-ft.-high Denali (fka Mount McKinley), North America’s tallest peak. Fishing Two days fishing including a fly-in trip to…

Today Off to Alaska

Today Off to Alaska

Today is the day, I’m finally headed to Alaska for 3 weeks. This is the first of several expeditions I plan in taking in my 60s. All the planning, research, dreams and pouring over maps (paper and digital) are now behind me. Time to explore. Follow this blog for updates on this adventure as well…