Since Jul 28, 2004
Atlas 5 carrying Landsat 8 launched from Vandenberg AFB Space Launch Complex-3 on Feb. 11, 2013
I was about 10 miles away at Providence Landing Park in Lompoc, Ca
Katmai National Park, Alaska N58 37 52.8 W153 39 58.8
This bear took one of the Silver Salmon we caught, then he let us continue fishing in his river.
A patriot at Wings Over Gillespie, 2010
Wings Over Gillespie, 2010
Bald Eagle, Fishtrap Lake, Alaska
A beaver came out of his lodge and put on quite a show when we invaded his space while salmon fishing at
Douglas River, Katmai Park and Wilderness, Alaska
A different kind of Beaver putting on a show
Pioneer Peak, on the road to Wasilla, Alaska
Silver Salmon, Katmai National Park, Alaska
A couple of brown bears walked past as I fished at Big River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
A brown bear watching me fish in the middle of Big River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Fishtrap Lake, Alaska
Dolly Varden, Uganik Lake, Kodiak, Alaska
That's me, releasing a sailfish to fight another day.
Releasing a striped marlin.
My only blue marlin, 250 pounds.
Black marlin from Dad's fishing album.
Same fish as above.
Dorado, best lightly grilled with butter.
Kaguyak Crater, Alaska, from the window of a Cessna bushplane
A picture on my Alaskan guide's wall. He and John were best friends.
My Dad looking up at a 660 pound bluefin tuna he caught in 31 minutes.
Dad's caught 120 fish over 400 pounds, and at least a half a dozen over 1000 pounds.
Caught this marlin alone on a 25 foot boat. It died on the line, otherwise it would have been released.
My 26 foot Bertram...Twin TAMD31A Turbo Diesels
"Experience speaks, but wisdom listens"...Jimi Hendrix
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