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Get Ready to Fish

Written by: Posted on: December 31, 1969 at 7:00PMPosted in: Main Topic
It won’t be too long until the sport fishing season will be underway here on Kodiak Island! While the winter months can pass slowly, it’s the perfect time to get one’s fishing gear prepared, contact one of our many fishing guides, charter boats, or wilderness lodge operations and get your Kodiak fishing adventure booked for 2014!  Kodiak Island has some of the best fishing opportunities in all of Alaska! All five species of salmon make annual runs into a variety of rivers around the island ... 
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The Polar Bear Plunge

Written by: Posted on: December 31, 1969 at 7:00PMPosted in: Main Topic
The Polar Bear Plunge is an annual tradition in the community of Kodiak.  Early in the morning on January 1st of each new year, residents and visitors take the plunge and dive right into the cold ocean water at Mill Bay Beach.  Some dive right in for fun ... 
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Kayaking on Kodiak Island

Written by: Posted on: December 31, 1969 at 7:00PMPosted in: Main Topic
The staff at Discover Kodiak is often asked about outdoor recreational activities in which everyone can participate and explore the island of Kodiak.  Sea kayaking is a great idea for explorers of all activity levels, ages, and experience.  Experienced guides are happy to paddle at your pace!  No previous experience or gear is necessary ... 
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A Berry Good Reason to Come to the Emerald Isle

Written by: Posted on: December 31, 1969 at 7:00PMPosted in: Main Topic
On the island of Kodiak, berry picking is a local favorite!     “Wild berry pick is an enjoyable and time-honored tradition, especially in Alaska.  Nearly 50 species of berries grow wild in Alaska.  Most of these berries are edible, many a real treat to the taste buds” (Alaska Northwest Books, 2012, p ... 
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Floatplane Flights on the Emerald Isle

Written by: Posted on: December 31, 1969 at 7:00PMPosted in: Main Topic
Whether you are new to the island or have lived here for many years, local float plane services offer passengers of all ages the opportunity to explore Kodiak’s Emerald Isle from a unique perspective.  Some of the services offered by the island’s local float plane services include bear viewing tours, scenic flights, sport fishing trips, hunting trips, and much more!  Floatplane flights also make a great gift for those looking for a special way to celebrate a birthday or anniversary ... 
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