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We get it.
What do you do when a single jig can weigh 3lbs? The hook is the size of your palm, the plastic bait a foot long, and you’ve got a dozen of them made up for that super productive but ultra painful pinnacle the current just rips over?
What about the Salmon Mooching Rigs you spent hours building last winter, or the circle hook leaders and big bait rigs?
The struggle is real. For us and other operators out there, there are literally hundreds of set ups to crimp, tie, snell, set, and store each season, both beforehand and during the rush. Equipment has to be organized, clean, accessible, and pre-made as much as possible so that when the fish are biting (and breaking) your rigs, you can get them back on – fast. There are dozens of proven ways to do this, we’ll share some of ours, as well as some ways we’ve seen it done in our new series: Organizing your Alaskan Fishing Gear.
What to talk about first? What else – The Jig Bucket.
Hopefully you got a good night’s sleep because hitting “snooze” is not an option. If you’re late, every single trip of the day will be late also. Get up! Let the dog out for a few minutes and head down the road to open up the office. Hopefully the grounds crew are already there – As you pull up you see Jean and Brad already hard at work, these guys are so dependable.
You ready for this? Mornings at Miller’s Landing are no joke! You open the office and start brewing some coffee – by the gallon. Free coffee for over 35 years sets a precedent, you really can’t make it fast enough. Building a fire in the wood stove is second nature at this point, in moments eager anglers and kayakers are already crowding around with steaming cups of joe, excited for the day’s activities. By 5:30 the rest of the morning staff have arrived, the kayak guides, captains, and deckhands are already on the boats. Sometimes you have to give them a bit of a kick, but they’re pros and quickly get moving once they’re up.
It’s a bold statement. We get it. “Best of Alaska” is a big thing to claim. Why would we dare?
Well… There are a lot of logistical issues when you plan your trip to Alaska – tons of pros and cons to each decision made. Seward is a really dynamic place with a LOT going on that’s at the top of a lot of traveler’s lists. Planning is a huge issue for most groups and it often feels impossible to make everybody happy. Sometimes you figure out how to make everyone happy, but then you can’t line out how to actually get them to each activity as they all leave at different times.
The Best of Alaska Tour isn’t just Glacier Kayaking in the National Park, it’s not just a half day fishing charter, and it’s not just a Kenai Fjords Tour through the Chiswells, Aialik or Northwestern. It’s all three, and it’s the answer to a bevy of group travel concerns and issues.
Miller’s Landing Campground History and Lowell Point Activities View this email in your browser What is a “Miller’s Landing”? Miller’s Landing is located in the small secluded community of Lowell Point just 2½ miles south of Seward. It has very special and unique Alaskan charm, and is literally the…
Minnesota Sportsman’s Show View this email in your browser Thank you for stopping by our booth at the Minnesota Sportsman’s Show in Saint Paul – our very first trade show! We appreciate your time talking with us, you may have been able to tell but Capt. Chance was…
Miller’s Landing welcomes an addition to the crew View this email in your browser We had to do it. Folks, all great things come to an end. Sometimes, that means an amazing opportunity for a new beginning and we think this is one of…
Sweat puddled onto our mats, working out the soreness and stiff muscles from the intense, daily asana sessions that continued weeks on end. My slick palms and soles dug into my rubber mat as breath surged through my body, reminding me of the sound of revving engines before the start of a nascar race. That…
Our Office Manager Elijah loves taking pictures of Resurrection Bay, and it’s amazing how different the view from our office is from day-to-day, or even hour-to-hour! As he is fond of saying- ‘She isn’t known for her subtlety!’