Alaska Salmon Run
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Fishing for Salmon on the Anvik River, and you can hear Johnny Horton singing "North to Alaska"
This was a dream come true for Walt and John who had wanted to take this trip for a while.  They would trek down the river every day fishing for pike,

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The Leader of the Pack!

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Traveling down the river

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And a griz on the banks eating a salmon and not happy about the folks coming down the river.

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A closer view - still not happy

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Walking away, but still looking at the intruders  (us!)

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A close-up

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Boats all lined up ready for another day of fishing.

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From the lodge to the boat

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The Lodge

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Fishing on the shore.

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Eagle's nest on the side of the river - one of the many beautiful sights on the river

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Bear and leaping fish

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Arctic Char.

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The King Salmon

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Awards: John winning for catching one of each of the 5 species in Alaska.