Alasfar Aventure 2015

There is no easy way for me to pack up all my gear and head to Alasskar so I left it to an emotional last minute ordeal with my good friend Trappa to help pack my one change of clothes and unnecessary tackle. This is the second year in a row we will be travelling to Ketchikan chasing salmon and hopefully the halibut to further ruin my home town fishing even further. I thought I would give you a quick run down of our journey so far and will keep you updated as the days progress.

This year I am travelling with a couple of regular salmonheads from Christchurch who are determined to beat there back home PBs of “bloody small” and “is that even a fush bro?”. Cliff is the man with all the experience and Richard is here for world famous Ketchikan sunshine! Plus Simon is here from last year so it should be a great trip!

Here is a shot of Ketchikan and the water ways while we were coming in.

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And this is us on the plane flying to Ketchikan.

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If there is one thing that was great, it was landing into K City with sunshine. This next shot shows you what the amazing scenery looks like.

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It was definitely good to be back but it was time to start chasing some salmon. For the first few days I will be fishing in a 22 foot motorised aluminium kayak but once these lads have had enough of me it will be time to get into the halibut on the yak.

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Richard Briansal was quickly first to jump in the salmon seat catching a great king salmon starting at 23 lb increasing at 1 lb per person told. Look at that face!

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Simon also managed a good Silver!

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And I ended up in the lead from catching pound after pound of exotic sushi wrapping.

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We ended the night on a high with freshly caught salmon and beerskies!

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