Episode 194 – Alaska Bison

In this episode I talk to fellow product of Prince of Wales, Melissa Castle, who took a bison last month in interior Alaska. We talk about her upbringing in Craig, the best parts of living in Anchorage and the details of her hunt.

Column: Not so lucky draw

By Jeff LundFor the Juneau Empire Well the draw results have been posted, and again I am a winner. I am a winner because though I didn’t draw any of the tags I wanted, I am still a resident of the state of Alaska. How’s that for cheesy optimism? It’s true though. Outside of muskox…

Episode 181 – Rejection and bad attitudes

So my manuscript was rejected by a publisher, but it’s just part of the process. In this episode I talk about the positive rejection email I received and two groups of people I don’t understand:1. people who selfishly choose the worst possible way to read or hear a comment2. people who thing that by saying…

Episode 165 – Telling stories

Telling a story is easy. Telling a good story isn’t. You’re trying to convey an experience to someone who wasn’t there and a lot of times they end up being dry and detail lacking, too big on trying to make it epic or over-the top ego strokes. In this solo episode I talk about what…

Episode 155 – Hiking, Habits and Cheetos

Well it’s August, which means all previous routines have been disrupted by the delightful cycle of fishing and hunting trips. But that can make it difficult to keep up with previous positive habits when new habits are formed. Habits like bringing Cheetos as a snack.

Episode 145 – Boat ownership and travel

I extended my range by buying a 2008 North River in November. Since then I’ve been learning as I go and sharing what limited knowledge I have about shopping, boats and the fears of catastrophe with friends who are in the market.  

Episode 131 – Feels like spring…and that we’re doomed?

According to yesterday’s weather, spring is getting close and with it the chance to catch steelhead, camp, hike and hunt bear and grouse. According to the Internet, however, we are doomed. President Trump or socialism, or authoritarian governments, or climate change, or coronavirus, or guns, or not having guns will lead to our demise if…

Episode 123 – Focal points, social media and resolutions

I don’t really have goals for 2020, just my eye on a couple focus words to keep me from being one of those types whose only purposes are killing, catching and posting. I do all three, but that can’t be it, because there aren’t enough steelhead, a big enough buck or enough likes to compensate…