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Isaac Paul Shadura

...father using an old-fashioned fish trap. He was also a laborer for 27 years. Isaac served in the military as a rescue boat captain for the 11th U.S. Air Force on the Aleutian Chain from 1943-1946. From 1946-1949, he was part of the U.S...
Mr. James Edward Graham Jr

...residing in Homer, a lifelong fisherman, hunter and boat captain who loved all things that involved the Alaskan outdoors...Crowley Maritime and retired from there as a respected Tug Boat Captain. Jimmy was always known for his humor, as he had the...
David Wesley Shandy

...on the hunt for halibut and other denizens of the deep aboard the Virginia Lee. Through those years as a charter boat captain Dave was able to touch the lives of so many people and share his infectious personality. Whiskey sipin', guitar pickin...
Buddies cash in with winter whopper

...Forster, right, holds up the 2008 Homer Winter King Derby winning fish with his longtime Ninilchik fishing buddy and boat captain of the M/V Blood Vessel, George Veney. Forster won $16,653 for his 34-pound king salmon. Photo by Ben Stuart...
Frank Joseph Libal coach at Homer High School until he retired in 1991. Upon retiring, he began his second career as a charter boat captain and assistant hunting guide until 2002 when he could no longer work due to long-term effects of cancer. Throughout...
Homer charter outfits stay open for business through the winter

...Kalke, captain of the Ocean Hunter, and Steve Walli, captain of the Misty, are two such operators. Kalke was the boat captain in 2008 when California fisherman Jeff Pardi caught a 348.2-pound halibut that won the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby...
Of majesty and seasickness on Cook Inlet

...arranged by Dave Jacobs, their guide, and friendly fishermen who invited me along on the trip. Finally, Anthony, boat captain for Alaska Gulf Coast Expeditions, whose extensive guide experience landed him a job in the Cook Inlet. It is his...
Kenai commercial fleet ?blessed and ready to go?

...hymn in mind. Not only did he ask God to protect every boat, captain and crew member from injury, his prayer the industry depends on. ?We pray that every boat captain and crew will be well compensated for their work, that every shorehand...
Cell-phone fishing

...why so little thought nowadays seems clear.The best story I ever heard about cell phones came from Homer charter-boat captain Gary Dennis. While two of his clients were trying to reel in very large halibut, Gary was busily trying to get their...
Industry, state working to record fish crewmembers

...that permit. For the purposes of data collection, the permit is considered to be the employer rather than the fishing boat captain. Work done before and after the season -- generally time to prepare for fishing and cleanup after -- is not counted...


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