With his target in sight at a distance of about 230 feet, Anchorage resident Mike Miles pulled out his trusty red flying disc and let it rip down the fairway as it curved around trees then landed a few feet from the chained basket.
I am sure you have read enough about Kenai River Dip Netting and wastefulness - so have I. Is it a surprise that we went through another year of the deluge of people from all over Alaska coming to the mouth of the Kenai River in it’s beautiful state of purity and left it in such a horrible mess? Does it mean we turn our back on the waste just for the almighty dollar that is spent by the dip netters? I would love to know if it benefited our economy enough to have our river and beaches polluted for one or two weeks.
It was not quite the weekend, but it might as well have been. I surveyed the beach below and saw the masses of people with dipnets peppering the beach as the waves rolled in. This was going to be the day of the great salmon fish surge and I was ready.
It's been said by those who volunteer for a variety of community service organizations that if you do a good job and work hard you'll get a good paycheck; but if you volunteer you'll have fun, friends and reap a reward far greater than any paycheck.