Tndeer Logo

Page all of 2 12>
Topic Options
#920101 - 09/17/08 09:54 AM Back From Alaska
Hawk
TnDeer Old Timer
12 Point


Registered: 09/03/99
Posts: 6490
Loc: west tenn.

Offline
I am back from Alaska and this adventure on Kodiak has been one of the best trips Iíve been on.
The salt water fishing for silver salmon was great but the wind was too high for the halibut. By the time our baits reached bottom (200í) the boat would drift over two hundred feet and the bait just bumped along. Still got a couple but they were small.
Everyone limited out on silvers. Below is a photo of my cousin and myself with the largest silver I landed. That big boy weighed 15 pounds.


After a few days of trolling we loaded the beaver pictured below for a five night camping and float trip from Uganik Lake via the Uganik river back to the bay. The kids in the picture live there year round and always meet any plane or skiff that lands at their beach.



Next is our first camp site and some random river shots. We spend two nights here and lost count of the number of dollies we caught.
That bear fished just across from the campsite, but he was not very photogenic.






Next we set up camp on an island between a couple of deep holes that held lots of silver salmon. My best silver below caught on eight pound test tipped the scale at 16 pounds. We spent three nights on the island with our resident bear. The last morning he was within thirty yards of camp fishing. He was getting use to us so it was time to move on.



If I can find my other card I will post some pictures of some really big bears we saw as we floated down the river.

Top
#920161 - 09/17/08 10:36 AM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: Hawk]
B.D.
8 Point


Registered: 03/24/08
Posts: 1484
Loc: Hendersonville TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Hawk

If I can find my other card I will post some pictures of some really big bears we saw floating down the river.


Wow, it must be tough to fish with big bears floating down the river!

Just kidding. \:\)

Seriously, awesome report. I've always wanted to do an Alaska trip like that.

bd

Top
#920191 - 09/17/08 10:54 AM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: B.D.]
MFBAB
10 Point


Registered: 01/08/08
Posts: 2918
Loc: Memphis, TN

Offline
Great pics.
_________________________
Missed it by that much....

Top
#920689 - 09/17/08 02:26 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: MFBAB]
steve-o
Spike


Registered: 07/12/08
Posts: 86
Loc: Nashville

Offline
Wow awesome place.Nice pics. I have family in Alaska and it is magnificent there
_________________________
Its here

Top
#920898 - 09/17/08 03:49 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: steve-o]
bigluresonly
6 Point


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 725
Loc: Cookeville

Offline
That looks like a dream trip Hawk. Great pics
Top
#920915 - 09/17/08 04:00 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: bigluresonly]
Model70Man
12 Point


Registered: 09/30/05
Posts: 6547
Loc: Knoxville, TN

Offline
Awesome Pics!!!

That's a nice looking Dolly Varden!

I miss Alaska so much. Did you get a chance to hook into an Arctic Grayling?
_________________________
Winchester Model 70 Stainless Left Hand .270 Win.
McMillan Edge
Talley Lightweights
Zeiss Victory Varipoint #60 Illuminated

Top
#921272 - 09/17/08 07:29 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: Hawk]
shorefisherman
6 Point


Registered: 04/07/08
Posts: 591
Loc: West SSiiide Putnam Co.

Offline
, last time i was there we were usin the same kind of spinners for silvers, i think it was called vibrax, nice pics.
_________________________
Down in a hollor....son

Top
#922316 - 09/18/08 11:10 AM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: Hawk]
Buck Nekkid
Non-Typical


Registered: 12/20/07
Posts: 42423
Loc: Jefferson County,Tn

Offline
_________________________
TnDeer's sexiest man over 300lbs.


One half of "Man Purdy"

Top
#922876 - 09/18/08 03:32 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: Buck Nekkid]
LA man
16 Point


Registered: 05/31/03
Posts: 19842
Loc: spencer, tn/houma, la.

content Online
very cool pics, someday soon i will go to alaska
_________________________
GO LSU

Top
#923013 - 09/18/08 04:56 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: LA man]
Taylor Administrator
10 Point


Registered: 09/10/07
Posts: 3061
Loc: Brownsville, Tennessee

Offline
Awesome!
Glad you had a great trip!

Top
#923079 - 09/18/08 05:38 PM Re: Back From Alaska [Re: Hawk]
Panther78
Team TLBB
Non-Typical


Registered: 03/09/08
Posts: 26250
Loc: Crossville, TN

Offline
_________________________
UFC 114-May,29,2010

The Smiley Postin BANDIT!!
Home of Nanner Nation!
TNDEER Debate Club!
Forgotten Member of TLBB!






Top
Page all of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, Cuttin Caller, Kimber45, Kirk, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104340
RUGER
85526
Deer Assassin
64227
BSK
59483
Crappie Luck
51368
spitndrum
Newest Members
fghijk604245, top_of_the_foodchain, infantryleadtheway, ftwstn, Wild hog 44
13286 Registered Users
Who's Online
120 registered (jakerri, TNRazorback, chero, rustyloafer, SilverFox, Bullydog, 7 invisible) and 167 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13286 Members
42 Forums
85354 Topics
1031388 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.33 seconds in which 0.002 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.