Alaska Travel Stories

Me and my Dad at Great Alaska!

by Amanda Minguillion

What can I say about the best place in the world – Great Alaska?!? My dad has been taking me fishing to the lodge every year since I was 10 years old. This year, 2009, will be our 10th year going up. Great Alaska is a wonderful place, (even if I have to get up at 4:15 in the morning). All the guides are wonderful and they treat me like their kid sister. They make the day of fishing about as fun as it can be and last year, 2008, I caught my biggest King ever, 50 pounds! I was thrilled out of my mind. It took me about 30 minutes to land it and I thought that my hands would fall off and my back would give out, but Steve kept at it and we landed it. These yearly trips mean a lot to me and it is an opportunity to spend quality time with my father doing what we both love to do – FISHING FOR THE BIG ONES! I hope that it never ends and that we are able to come up many, many more times. Thanks Great Alaska!!!!!!! Amanda M.
Me and my Dad at Great Alaska!Me and my Dad at Great Alaska!