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This video depicts a 4-day, 50-mile counter-clockwise lap around Shuyak Island on the northern edge of the Kodiak Archipelago. I took the mail plane in and out of Port William on the south side of the island and used the outer coast for travel when the prevailing southwesterly winds allowed.…

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This video depicts a 5-day loop through the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) on Afognak Island, linking bays, lakes, and mountain passes. This is one of the least visited wilderness areas of Alaska and is populated by Sitka blacktail deer, Roosevelt elk, Kodiak brown bears, foxes, sea …

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This depicts an 11-day, 250-mile solo paddle from my home on Kodiak Island to the town of Homer on the Alaska mainland in July of 2012. The crux of the trip was the 25-mile, open-water crossing from Shuyak (at the northern end of the Kodiak archipelago) to the Barren Islands, followed by ano…

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This is part 9 of raw video footage filmed in Kodiak, Alaska, in the 2000s. The video begins at the Alutiiq Bazaar with Susan Malutin displaying her skin sewing pieces and talking about the different furs. This is followed by holiday greetings from various attendees, talks with other artists…

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Kodiak (Sun'aq in Alutiiq, Russian: Кадьяк) is the main city and one of seven communities on Kodiak Island in Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska. All commercial transportation between the island's communities and the outside world goes through this city via ferryboat or airline.

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Bear tracks in snow, painted eggs, a small-town boat parade, a snowman dancing in your latte...It's all part of how folks in Kodiak, Alaska celebrate Christmas. Enjoy!

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After my Dad couldn't make it to Alaska to go on a once-in-a-lifetime trip I invited my friend Larkin. We ended up having success with Kodiak Charters in Alaska for Blacktail, Fox, Fish, and Duck. We ended up catching some Halibut and Cod too!

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I worked here for several years.. typically we would count thru 600K red salmon, 10K king salmon, 2-3 million pink salmon per summer. This was in the late 1970's. We wouldn't see anybody during those days.. it was remote. Now I understand its very popular and there are very few kings returni…

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Join Fisherman, Mike Milat, as he describes the action on a series of old 8mm films from the mid to late 1950s, showcasing a commercial fishing trip in Kodiak Island, Alaska. Milat, fishing for the Pacific American Fisheries Company (PAFCO), set sail on an 8-10 day voyage to Kodiak, where th…