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8 Things I Miss about Guiding – OR – Annual Solstice Delirium

176lb halibut and Captain Chance on the bow of the Thomasea Winter is a time to reflect For me this means thinking about being on the water.  “The sun came up upon the left, Out of the sea came he! And he shone bright, and on the right Went down into the sea.” -The Rime…

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

“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…

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

        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…

Living The Dream, 100 Days of Summer – OR – A Day in Operating an Alaskan Summer Camp

100 Days of Fishing, Kayaking, Camping, Water Taxis & More Doesn’t sound so tough, does it? Enter a day in the life of Elijah, Miller’s Landing’s Operations Manager. Your alarm goes off at 5AM. It might as well be noon, it hasn’t been dark at night for a month.      Hopefully you got a…

Miller’s Landing and the Bearded Beach Boy

It sounds like the title of a Harry Potter novel, but in fact it’s just a poor play on words: Meet J.R, a guy whose real name is like a sealbomb: tossing it out around fish can have shocking results. A local beach fishing addict, J.R keeps his finger on the scaley nuances of area…

2015 Kayak & Gear Sales!

It’s time… Buy a kayak! 2015 Necky Kayaks for sale! 2015 Kayak & Gear Sales View this email in your browser We’re a Necky Dealer… But we can offer so much more than just a kayak!   Is it time for you to own your own boat? Are return times and rental guidelines not your thing? Well – it’s time to take the plunge.  Buy a new 2015 Necky Kayak now and have it arrive in time for the Summer – orders are being collected and will be submitted on April 15th for a mid May target arrival date.  Any kayak Necky builds we can arrange to be shipped and delivered to Homer or Seward for you. Check it out! Shipping prices get more reasonable with volume, so order more than one! Want a sporty new Composite Chattham or a…

The Outboat – A Fishing Icon?

          A Cold Alaskan Reality An Alaskan Outhouse with History Is sometimes living without water: This means trudging outside at whatever hour nature calls, and nestling into your sturdy, albeit occasionally frozen, outhouse.  My outhouse is actually the first boat I ever caught a fish in, 23 years ago. A little tom…

Red Salmon Attack Seward!

The Red Salmon are coming! JR & Claudia limit out for fun on delectable reds beach fishing! Our fantastic guide JR and his wife Claudia have been out at the river every day to keep their callous hands on the heartbeat of the sneaky Red Salmon just starting to run.  As you can see, their…

Amazing Post Season Feedback!

One of the great things about the Holidays is it brings family together. For us, that means that the folks we took fishing and kayaking all summer are in the same room again, chatting about their experiences.  This often leads to a kind letter, a photograph or two, and sometimes even a nice card arriving…

Miller’s Landing Winter News 2013-2014

Miller’s Landing – Fishing, Kayaking, Adventure! Summer 2013! There’s no doubt that this holiday season has brought a lot of work for the Miller’s Landing Crew.  Whittling away at all the boring season to season changes in rates and promotions, we have a great opportunity to preview our 2013 Summer season.  We owe it all…

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