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An Outdoor View: Extreme fishing

...beach at Deep Creek was my knowledge of how to use that little plastic compass.It was during this period that I met Doug Green, who lived in Anchorage. Doug was one of my own kind, crazy enough about fishing to be up for most anything. After...
Looking for the "Suq'a"

...William Sound" and wanted to see it. I, on the other hand, had been there many times. Between 1995, when my friend Doug Green bought a 34-foot cabin cruiser, and 2005, when Doug died, I spent a lot of time in Whittier. The "Suq'a...
Fishing the Gulf can give you the time of your life.On a perfect mid-August morning, I stow the anchor line while my friend Doug Green steers the 34-foot Suq'a toward the open water of the Gulf of Alaska. The engines purr contentedly. The glassy...
The joys of tent camping

...and squash us like bugs.Another memorable tenting experience occurred during a Seward Silver Salmon Derby. My friend Doug Green and I arrived at Miller's Landing and made camp in near darkness in the only camping spot available. We awoke at 5...
In praise of the sound

...this past summer, but I never did get out on Prince William Sound. I miss the sound. Between 1995, when my friend Doug Green bought a 34-foot cabin cruiser, and 2005, when he died at age 54, we cruised and fished the sound every summer...
An Outdoor View: Wild and wooly fishing were on the first night of a five-day cruise on Doug Green's 34-foot cabin cruiser. Aboard were Doug's son...Palmer; and myself. To avoid confusion, let's call Doug Green "The Captain." He and Nate are from Anchorage. We...
The wrong place at the wrong time

...water with waves bashing you into rocks in the dark, with no one around to save you. I was with my long-time friend, Doug Green, just the two of us aboard his 34-foot Tollycraft, the Suq'a, for a few days of fishing on Prince William Sound...
An Outdoor View: Big ones don't always get away

...lights up the fly-specked screen of my memory is about a big halibut that almost got away. It was September 1996. With Doug Green, Ken Wardwell and Paul Montat, I was aboard Doug's 34-foot Tollycraft, the "Suq'a." We were fishing near...
Wilma Flora Ellington

...Lisa and husband, Scott Jackson of Soldotna, Carey and husband, Billy Hart of Soldotna, Stephanie and husband, Doug Green of Homer, Tracy and husband, Wes Drown of Las Vegas, NV, Michael and wife, Marty Ellington of Palmer, AK, Nathan...
Terry Robert Green

...Bill" Green and his wife, Connie, of Soldotna, Robert "Dan" Green and his wife, Mary, of Soldotna, Douglas "Doug" Green and his wife, Stephanie, of Homer, Jared "Tim" Green of California, and Michael "Mike" Webb and his wife, Brooke...


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