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Joined 8 years ago from Alaska




I have lived and worked in the Alaskan bush since 1986. I currently live on a remote homestead my wife and I proved up on much the same way as many of our ancestors did. I hunt & fish, gather, and grow a large garden for food. Our income comes from guiding hunters & a subsistence trapline.



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  • How to use a Chainsaw in Snow & Cold Weather

    How to use a Chainsaw in Snow & Cold Weather

    6 years ago

    When most of you are thinking fishing in March & April us folks in the northern latitudes are thinking firewood. In most of Alaska springtime is when snow conditions are at their best. By spring the winter snows have...

  • How to Bait for Black Bear

    How to Bait for Black Bear

    6 years ago

    Hunting black bear over bait is one of those things you either love or hate. If you haven’t done it you don’t know what you are missing. Bait stations increase your odds of not just getting any bear...