Month: August 2011

To Anchorage and Back to Again

August 7 2011 Anchorage, AK/ San Francisco, CA I flew to San Francisco and back in approximately 30 hours. I am an early enrollee for a clinical trial and I am required to check in every 2 months for ‘monitoring’. I’ll leave the details…

Kenai River Drift: Jim’s Landing to Hope, AK

August 6 2011 We spent the day drifting down the Kenai River fishing for salmon with our guide Jason and his guide outfit “Angle 45”. Kyle lined up the trip for the Kenai drift. As I said in an earlier post, thank goodness we…

Like Pilate JD has a dog…

Katmai Bear Trip: Homer Spit to Jim’s Landing

August 5, 2011 Kyle and Brendan dropped Steve and I off at the Bald Mountain Tours air strip to go on a bear viewing trip. Here, we put on waders and boots and got on another 10 passenger plane similar to the one in…

Homer Spit: Day of Rest, Land’s End Hotel

August 4, 2011 After a BIG day of fishing yesterday, the boys needed a day of rest. I didn’t do squat yesterday, but I, along with my oversized stomach, was completely in for a day of rest too. We woke up listening to the…

Ryland and Easton bring the Bear talk

Homer Spit, AK – Halibut Fishing

August 3, 2011 One of the main things I want to do here in Alaska is fish. I want to catch a salmon and I want to catch a halibut. When Kyle saw the Dolly Varden I caught a few weeks back, he couldn’t…