The visual simplicity of a foggy early morning fishing trip on the Kenai River is contradicted by the aural complexity of the whining of dozens of fishing boats taking anglers to the favorite fishing holes for silver salmon.
Normally, the Kenai Peninsula seems to go straight from summer into fall. This year, however, summer has been lingering - and the fish in peninsula streams have been cooperating with anglers out enjoying the pleasant weather.
If fishing is on your Alaska "to-do" list, but you need a few tips, this is for you. Guides An easy way for a visitor to go fishing is with a guide. A good guide will furnish you with the proper tackle and bait and put you on fish, if possible.
The hiking and biking trails of the Kenai Peninsula offer access to many exquisite natural habitats, often with incredible wildlife viewing opportunities. As with any outdoor activity, remember to be prepared.
With moose wandering through residential neighborhoods, migratory birds stopping by on their way north and south each year, and bears catching salmon in local rivers, the Kenai Peninsula provides ample opportunity for wild life watching.
Volcanoes visible from the Kenai Peninsula, from north to south, are: Mount Spurr 11,070 feet tall Erupted: 1953, 1992 Mount Redoubt 10,197 feet tall Erupted: March 15, 2009, sending ash plumes from 30,000 to 60,000 feet high. Dec.
1996 Boulder Colorado My Trip with Bernie to Denver This is the last in a series of my trips to Denver with Bernie. This story happened on the same trip as the photo of the bikini girls and the hunk-a guys in Estes Park.