S: Alaska 2011
FC: Alaska 2011 | Alaska Homestead Lodge
1: First view of the lodge and where we are landing on the beach.
2: Our 2011 Fishing Trip to Alaska Just the two of us! (The pilotTim, Cathy, Jonnie Dale our friendly guide and Dan.)
3: Mama Looper and her cubs met us at the plane | They don't typically name the bears, but they made an exception in her case. She's called Looper because she makes a loop between the lodges. This is her 3rd set of cubs.
4: Looper's "Troublesome Cubs" actually come right up and inspect our luggage at the plane.
5: Dan and his new (stuffed) friend inside the lodge. | Some of Dan' s fish caught at Silver Salmon Creek
6: The "Troublesome Dual" trying to get lunch.
9: Mount Iliamna and the "big guy" on his morning walk
10: Standing on the porch looking at the fish cleaning station. Mama Looper waiting for her lunch.
13: The Troublesome Dual at Play
14: Johnnie resting
15: Sheila, James, Heidi and Debbie at Dinner | We're enjoying dinner at the Lodge
19: "Here come da bear..."
20: Our friend Lindy the volunteer ranger
21: Cathy's first time clamming and had those razor clams for dinner that night!
23: High Tide at Silver Salmon Creek.
24: Daniel waiting for our ride at the end of a very nice long day.
30: High Tide 23'
31: The Lodge doing commercial fishing, netted 80 salmon for the winter.
32: Low Tide (Approx 9 am) | High Tide (Approx 4 pm) | Low Tide (Approx 9 am)
33: High Tide (Approx 4 pm)
35: Cinnamon Cub looking for Mom