Alaska Sporting Journal correspondent Dennis Musgraves shared the following: I had a buddy of mine not make it back from Iraq, SSG Jason Butkus (died, Aug. 30, 2007). He loved fishing in Alaska. We used to go out during lunch and fish at a small lake for stocked rainbows, which was directly across the street from … Read more What Memorial Day Represents
Randy Houston (with his dog, Pennie) started Purple Heart Anglers as a tribute to his older brother, Purple Heart recipient Jerry Houston, who passed away in 2011 (below). (PURPLE HEART ANGLERS) My dad, a proud Navy veteran, visited me this weekend, and we made sure to watch whatever Memorial Day programming we could find … Read more Remembering Fallen Heroes
The following appears in the May issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: “If you look 100 years down the road, which, to a geologist, is not much time at all, and you think about how will people look at salmon, it’s going to be viewed as one of the most incredible food sources on … Read more Filmmaker Vows To Preserve Alaska’s Wild Salmon
From our friends at The Discovery Channel: GOLD FEVER FREEZES OVER ON SEASON FINALE OF DISCOVERY’S ‘BERING SEA GOLD’ Friday, May 15 at 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel The season freezes to a halt as the dredges rush out for their final push for gold. Captain … Read more Bering Sea Gold Season Finale On Friday
We’ll post our May issue cover story on Mark Titus’ wild salmon documentary, The Breach, in the next week or so. But if you want to see the film on the West Coast, check out this information: I’ve been on the road a while now and it will take some time to really … Read more The Breach Showing On West Coast
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The following story appears in the current issue of Alaska Sporting Journal, on sale now. By Susan Morse Mountains surround you. The floatplane that brought you has left. Civilization is hours away. The only sounds you hear are the calls of loons on the lake outside your door. What do you do now? Catch … Read more A New Adventure? Try USFWS NWR Cabins
In March, we profiled now three-time Iditarod winner Dallas Seavey, who has also been one of the mainstays on the National Geographic Channel series, Ultimate Survival Alaska. The show just completed its third season, but a real-life tragedy struck this week when season 2 contestant Jimmy Gojdics (sometimes spelled Gaydos) was found shot to death … Read more Ultimate Survival Alaska Contestant Killed