Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Amanda's King Salmon

Amanda caught her first fish tonight. It was a 31 pound king samon.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

More Big River Lakes

Big River Lakes

Amanda and I went to a Hospice fundraiser last year. During the live auction, Amanda set her sights on a fly-in fishing and bear viewing trip with Talon Air, a local charter company. Talon flies large Turbine Otters and Cessna Caravans. During the bidding war for this auction item, the hospital CEO, Ryan Smith, leaned forward and asked Amanda if she realized that she had an airplane and a husband who knew how to fly it, and that we didn't need a charter service to do it for us. Ryan was not able to derail her quest to "win" this auction item. As you can see, she "won", and we recently flew with Talon Air to Big River Lakes and had a wonderful experience fishing for salmon and watching bears do the same.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Friday, June 4, 2010

Razor Clamming

Flew to Clam Cove in Chinitna Bay with Amanda

It was lonely out there

Digging for clams

Razor Clams

Flying over the Crescent Creek Tidal Flats

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Tuxedni Bay

Scouting out property in Tuxedni Bay

Fossil Point

Flew to Fossil Point with Amanda, Django, and Guinness. Bob and Molly Bauder also flew in.

Amanda, Molly, and Django walking below the high-tide lines.

Rounding the point with Chisik Island in the background.

Guinness playing in the water.