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Posted: 9/15/2004 10:23:49 AM EST
I had the most awesome time I ever had on this trip. I drank some Alaskan Amber, & broufgt home about 72 bottles of it.

I caught fish like they were going out of style, & drove nearly 3k miles in 2 weeks.

Any questions?

If you haven't done it, put it high on the list of places to see. There is a reason they call it the "Great Land."
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:25:27 AM EST

Originally Posted By Searcherfortruth:
I had the most awesome time I ever had on this trip. I drank some Alaskan Amber, & broufgt home about 72 bottles of it.

I caught fish like they were going out of style, & drove nearly 3k miles in 2 weeks.

Any questions?

If you haven't done it, put it high on the list of places to see. There is a reason they call it the "Great Land."




It's a great place and so is the beer
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:33:11 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/15/2004 10:34:35 AM EST by knightsar]
I want to see Alaska some day also. You are a luck man.
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:36:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/15/2004 10:36:27 AM EST by Alien]
Meet any good looking women?
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:41:32 AM EST
Tim,

Good to hear back from you.

best of luck moving forward.
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:42:19 AM EST
It is a great place to go and play for sure. I just got back last week, and that makes my 6th vacation to Alaska. I only got to fish two days prior to doing the Love Boat thing for my 20th anniversary. 2003 was all fishing and a total blast. Bob

Alaska 2003 Yakutat Lodge
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:42:38 AM EST
Is this really you?

Welcome back. Did you shoot any bear w/ your 45?
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:51:07 AM EST
The wife and I went there on a cruise last August. It was amazing. Breathtakingly beautiful... I will go back some day!

To think it was once called "Seward's Folly!"
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:54:39 AM EST
I lived there for 6 years and met my wonderful bride there. It is special place
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:55:00 AM EST
I was up there a few years back with my daughter and we went horseback riding one night (still light out until 2:00 AM). I noticed the guide had a hogleg on his belt, so I asked what he was carrying and what loads were in it. He said it was a Blackhawk in .45 Colt with wadcutters. I said I didn't think that was going to do any good against bears. He said, "I won't shoot the bear, I'll shoot the slowest horse".
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 10:56:58 AM EST
While you were gone the AWB expired , Alabama got washed out to sea (Pending) and Dan Rather spun himself around so many times he turned into a pool of butter. Isn't Alaska Awesome!!!!!
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 11:01:25 AM EST
I've been up for the Iditarod, but I'm hoping to take a summer trip in a year or two. My wife went with her mom on a cruise up the inside passage a couple summers ago and loved it.
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 5:23:09 PM EST

Originally Posted By Alien:
Meet any good looking women?



No but I saw all 3 of the good looking women in Alaska!!!! Seriously, I mean it.
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 5:25:42 PM EST

Originally Posted By wedge1082:
Is this really you?

Welcome back. Did you shoot any bear w/ your 45?



No but I ran into some grizzly tracks in several places we fished that increased my pucker factor by about a million %. I relized just how useless a .45 would be. I have seen the same thing in the bush when carring a .30-06 & felt the same way. Those bears are truly monarchs of their domain.
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 5:27:45 PM EST

Originally Posted By supersix4:
I lived there for 6 years and met my wonderful bride there. It is special place



I hope you got the 4th beauty from Alaska, because what I saw was very slim pickings.
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 5:29:03 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/15/2004 5:29:19 PM EST by Searcherfortruth]

Originally Posted By Malpaso:
I was up there a few years back with my daughter and we went horseback riding one night (still light out until 2:00 AM). I noticed the guide had a hogleg on his belt, so I asked what he was carrying and what loads were in it. He said it was a Blackhawk in .45 Colt with wadcutters. I said I didn't think that was going to do any good against bears. He said, "I won't shoot the bear, I'll shoot the slowest horse".




I hope it wouldn't be the one I was riding!!!!
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 5:30:54 PM EST
How did you get all the beer and fish home?
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 5:33:07 PM EST
Glad you had fun in our great state! You got to see some nice weather too
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 2:54:05 AM EST

Originally Posted By captainpooby:
How did you get all the beer and fish home?



The beer was in the cooler, & in my carry on.

The fish was shipped from the processer, & 14 fillets of smoked packaged fish in my suitcase.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 2:54:55 AM EST

Originally Posted By MGNiko:
Glad you had fun in our great state! You got to see some nice weather too



I told you Raven!
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 3:03:36 AM EST
How's your son doing? (sorry if it's OT)
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 3:04:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By Alien:
Meet any good looking women?



Did they have teeth?

BG
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 3:59:37 AM EST

Originally Posted By BUCC_Guy:

Originally Posted By Alien:
Meet any good looking women?



Did they have teeth?

BG


Only during off hours.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 4:21:57 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2004 4:23:41 AM EST by arcticbear]
A good Alaska women will keep you warm in the winter and shade you in the summer.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 6:09:39 AM EST

Originally Posted By arcticbear:
A good Alaska women will keep you warm in the winter and shade you in the summer.



Link Posted: 9/16/2004 6:14:17 AM EST
Pussies leave before winter.
Swing by Delta Junction in about 4 months, then we will talk.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:05:59 PM EST

Originally Posted By Searcherfortruth:

Originally Posted By Alien:
Meet any good looking women?



No but I saw all 3 of the good looking women in Alaska!!!! Seriously, I mean it.

HAH . No you didn't .
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