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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Anchorage Winter Twilight Photo Tour
"Starting from historical Stewart’s Photo Shop on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage (unless Anchorage area hotel pickup is pre-arranged). This tour travels in a comfortable customized tour van along the Cook Inlet Coast. The first stop is Beluga Point where you'll photograph scenic views of Turnagain Arm a constantly changing ancient glacial fjord. Next up is McHugh Creek where you’ll take a short .5 mile (.8 km) hike to photograph this picturesque river cascading down a craggy mountainside or as winter progresses intricately shaped rivulets of ice. Afterwards visit Glen Alps
From $169.00

More General in Buskin River State Recreation Site

Big Salmon = Big Smiles

If you make it to Kodiak and have an interest in fishing for Salmon I'll be more than happy to take you along on one of our fishing adventures! But be prepared to stay until it gets dark!! hahaha And...
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Jan 02, 2004

Silver Salmon

Here is an example of a Fresh Silver Salmon. It is on the smaller end as far as averages go for Silvers. It is about 8-9 Lbs. But it makes for a great fight on a fly rod. Silvers can be quite...
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Jan 02, 2004

Jack Salmon

A "Jack" Salmon occurs in all species of Salmon. A "Jack" is a salmon that returns to the river out of cycle...for example if the salmon was supposed to stay in the sea for 3 years it returned after...
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Jan 02, 2004

Silver Salmon with spawning colors

This is a Silver Salmon that has it's fall spawning colors. My son caught this one in October. He released back to the river as the flesh will have bleached out and is quite flavorless! At this time...
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Jan 02, 2004

Dead Salmon.....common scene in August & September

In late August and through September you might think that there was a nuclear blast killing thousands of salmon as the Pink Salmon spawn in the river and die you will find the bodies all over the...
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Jan 01, 2004

Spawned out Red Salmon

Here is an example of a Spawned out Red Salmon. It has already spawned and it's skin has already changed from the silvery beauty it once was to the Bright Red spawning colors to the white flaky skin...
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Jan 01, 2004
 
 
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School of Pink Salmon

If you enlarge this photo it will give you some idea of how large the schools of Pink Salmon can be! Even without enlarging it you can see all the grey "rocks" in the water...well those aren't rocks....
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Dec 31, 2003

Pink Salmon

Here you can see Hadji holding a Pink Salmon. They are the most numerous of salmon. A pink is usually about 18-24 inches long reaching an average weight of 3-5 pounds. Although they can get a little...
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Dec 31, 2003

Pink Salmon = Humpy

The Pink Salmon is also know as the Humpy. You can see in the photo why they have earned that nickname. After they have been in the fresh water the Males turn from their normal salmon shape into this....
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Dec 31, 2003

Barometer Mountain

Barometer Mountain isn't actually located within the boundries of the Buskin River State Recreation Site but it sure looms over head and you can see it from just about any spot within the park unless...
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Dec 30, 2003

Enjoying fun with friends.......

Here you can see Hadji & Jamela and if you look at the guy in the green shirt that is our very own fellow VT'er Nick (Kaloz). So if any of you Vt'ers show up in Kodiak I'll be happy to take you on...
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Dec 30, 2003

Red Salmon Fillets

This is what the tasty flesh of Red Salmon looks like. These are from 2 Reds that I caught this past June. They are long gone....I think they lasted us for 3 meals.
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Dec 31, 2003

Top 5 Buskin River State Recreation Site Writers

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