Why do I fish?

For many Alaskans, fishing is a summer pastime to get away for the weekend, spend time with family and friends or to stock the freezer.

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A Water Sine

Some say drowning is the most painful of deaths, though firsthand testimony is clearly lacking. It is not so for him.

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A Perfect Day

I remember going fishing when I first got to Alaska. I was young and enchanted by the glittering shine of the land of the midnight sun.

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Taking the Five Salmon Family Challenge

This year my family is taking on a new challenge: the Five Salmon Family Challenge, a program being offered by the ADF&G.

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The best fisherman I have ever known

There were surely fishermen who caught more fish than Skeet and bigger ones, perhaps with better techniques; but no one loved fishing more.

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Fishing Disaster

I learned about the magnitude of the Gulf of Alaska as a youth in Yakutat when my father decided we would take up commercial fishing.

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Paying it Forward with Just Serve.org

JustServe.org facilitates connections between people wanting to volunteer in the community, and local nonprofits looking for volunteers.

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Round of Applause

Veterans Court is a specialized court designed to facilitate the rehabilitation of eligible veterans who are charged with criminal offenses.

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It’s All in the Little Things

I have always believed that we are privileged with the responsibility of serving one another and living outside of our own lives.

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Quiet Time

If you are anything like me, it takes a hefty supply of vitamin D tablets and a whole lot of planning or as I like to call it, “quiet time.”

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