We set out again on Thursday and fished Friday through Monday. Friday was an incredible day. We caught 190 fish! Saturday not so good - 43 or so. Sunday was okay - 82. Monday was the worst - 34. The wind picked up on Monday and so we headed home in the evening. A real … Continue reading Fishing in Alaska – Part 2
Back in my hometown, Ketchikan, AK, for a month of intense fishing on my parents' boat, the Suzi Q. I miss my wife and my boys, I haven't ever been away from my job at the church for this long, but I'm also happy to be in my native homeland with family and have the … Continue reading Fishing in Alaska, Part 1
I managed to get out early in the morning to try and get some good Tulip photos, since the opportunity only comes around once a year, and it's right in our back yard. It was a beautiful morning, with a hanging mist in the air. I wasn't sure exactly where to go, but I found … Continue reading Tulips in the Golden Hour
This picture was taken while on a hike up Heliotrope Ridge, Mount Baker. Forested switchbacks suddenly give way to a ridge that looks straight across a chasm at the glacier you see here. Hikers can follow the ridge all the way around (to the right) until it ends at the glacier, from which they can … Continue reading Photo Tip of the Day: What Makes this Photo Work… And What Doesn’t?