Mustache March is almost here, hope you’re ready

Mustache March begins well before the first. You have to start rocking the ‘stache on the first, not growing it. For a month I’ve been watering and fertilizing my mandible in preparation for this year. The hairs are starting to curl over my lip and I have to check for leftovers after eating burgers, steak,…

Day at the Expo part 1

At this point in my life going to Sportsman’s Expos is an exercise in walking, talking and looking. If I won the lottery I’d have booked a moose hunt with the dude from British Columbia. While half of the booths have been filled with people staring down at their phones, that guy reminded me how…

Dude wants to sell Alaska?!?!

This is funny… By Steven Mufson Washington Post The prospect of once again hitting the federal debt ceiling has provoked the ritual round of hand-wringing about the intractable nature of this $16 trillion conundrum. But there is a simple, elegant option that involves no tax increases, no spending cuts and just a bit of imagination….

Meanwhile, on the other coast…

From NOAA – Today: Very windy. Rain…heavy at times. Highs around 49. Southeast wind 50 mph with gusts to 80 mph or more. Tonight: Very windy. Rain…heavy at times. Lows around 41. Southeast wind 50 mph with gusts to 80 mph or more. Winds decreasing to 35 mph with gusts to around 50 mph late. This comes…

On October 18, 1867…

…the Russian flag was lowered and the Stars and Stripes of the United States of America was raised in Sitka, Alaska, to ceremonially and officially mark the exchange of the land. There was obviously a lot of debate as to whether the purchase was worth it. Called “Seward’s Folly”, and “Seward’s Icebox”, many believed that…

News – Red Dawn

So yeah, you might be wondering how Patrick Swayze will fit into this post. He doesn’t. At all, but how often are you able to fit in a reference to Swayze and pre-detrailment Charlie Sheen while talking about fish? Christmas for the blogger. When you think Alaska salmon, you think pictures of massive King salmon….