Tag Archives: Summer

Into the Mountains of the Rioja

The mountains are entirely different from the golden valley vineyards and fields of grain. The scenery quickly changes from an arid countryside to lush green forests. There is one particular area that seems almost a world apart from the rest of the Rioja countryside! I would even go so far to say magical! This place […]

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A Weekend to Remember

Every summer I have friend up for a weekend to hangout in the Adirondacks at the lake. What made this weekend even more special and unusual was all the wildlife we were able to see. We did the usual tubing, boating, and (attempting) to ski, but on Saturday morning we all agreed to get up […]

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Home of the Halibut


So we moved on south to Homer, Alaska. We stayed at “Lands Ends”, literately, where the land ends, at the farthest tip of the Spit.
It was a quaint, touristy town. It’s claim to fame, is the halibut fishing – the reason we went there. Unfortunately, the morning we went out (again, super early fishing), the weather had taken a turn for the worst (as it can suddenly do in Alaska), though it was beautiful and clear yesterday.

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We Are Eating Good Tonight

So we spent most of the day, yesterday, out on the Kenai and Russian River. We ended up catching a good number of Dolleyvarden, as well as one or two rainbow trout (the first fish on, was mine – the largest rainbow of the day!). Sadly, it broke loose just as we brought it to […]

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The Early Bird Gets the Fish

I enjoy fishing. What I do not enjoy is the fact, that you have to get up at the crack of dawn to fish. The way I’ve looked at it is, the fish can’t go anywhere. So why must you get up so early? Anyway, one must sometimes conform to the rules of the sport. […]

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