Seward Alaska Campground, Cabin, Fishing, Sea Kayaking, Tours

The Heartbeat of the Harbor OR Reflections in the Future

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by Miller's Landing

 

 

 

 Jon Tippit always said the Seward Small Boat Harbor was the Heart of Seward.

That you can tell when town is thriving, and even feel it’s energy by looking at the hustle and bustle of the tour boats, crews, and anglers. I like Jon, I worked for him one summer. I don’t think I did a very good job for him, but he put up with me long enough to make it through the season.  He and his Capt. Phil taught me a lot (and tolerated me to boot) and as a result, I’ve always recommended them when we were booked up – they’ve got a really great outfit called Alaskan Summertime Charters.
 You could go further into Jon’s musings and say that part of the peacefulness of the long winter is also attributed to the harbor. With the summer boats winterized in their slips or on the hard nearby, the fresh inches of snow makes them all look faultless in the dusk-like light of January. It reminds me of those paintings of troops besieged in some cold mountain pass, or  watching a working horse put to bed; brushed, wrapped, and stabled after months of driving stock in the wild. It’s thrilling to me, to see all that potential bridled in one spot. A ticking time bomb.

Wintertime Peace

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Taking Your Kids Fishing at Miller’s Landing

Posted on: April 9th, 2018 by Miller's Landing

While most of the anglers who visit Miller’s Landing are adults, you are welcome to bring your children along and introduce them to fishing during your stay. Fishing is a fantastic and healthy hobby that helps people connect with the natural world, and it gives you a great way to bond with your youngsters while … + read more

“Alaska is too expensive” OR “Lies you can stop telling yourself”

Posted on: March 25th, 2018 by Miller's Landing
Fish, Kayak, and Sight See Glaciers - Best of Alaska Tour at Miller's Landing

“Alaska is too expensive” “Someday, when we can afford it, well go to Alaska” “I’ve always wanted to go to Alaska, but I hear its really pricey” These are a few of the things I hear when talking to people about what I do for a living. It irks me, because it’s not true. It’s … + read more

How to make food using tiny bits of Alaska – Smoked Salmon Dip

Posted on: February 8th, 2018 by Miller's Landing
Smoked Salmon Dip & Sliced Baguette

After a successful Fishing Charter – Smoked Salmon Dip A lot of people hoard their smoked salmon, it is precious stuff after all! But unless you’ve got a ton of it, it’s hard to justify putting out at a party or gathering. It gets gobbled up super fast (usually by the person serving it), and … + read more

Halibut, Pheromones, and COSTCO – OR – Fast Fresh Fish for Families

Posted on: January 27th, 2018 by Miller's Landing

        How to turn Wild Alaskan Halibut into food, using COSTCO If your go out on a Millers Landing fishing charter, odds are you have a lot of fish. If you have a lot of fish, you’re probably going to attract a good looking person to share it with. If you attract … + read more