Ben Shovald reaping the rewards of his Byers Creek fall harvest.
“Took a break from fishing to pick some of Denali Highway’s finest blueberries.”
“Stocking up on firewood for a Colorado winter. “
“Stocking up on some fresh Byers Creek Sockeye.”
“I took advantage of the very few days without wind in Hood River, OR. by rowing my drift boat out of the local Columbia River Marina up the Hood River to land this summer Steelhead. It appears that a sea lion had nearly beat me to it.”
“In early August to celebrate my friend Tim’s upcoming wedding we ran the Talkeetna Canyon, the longest continuous stretch of whitewater in North America. After we finished our adrenaline laden heart pounding run on glacial fed whitewater we took advantage of the sockeye salmon run at Disappointment creek to feed Tim’s and Julie’s family and friends. We even contended with curious black bears who came to the confluence to check out our catch. It was quite an amazing Alaska experience to ride a remote and wild river as well share that with others in such a special occasion through the fish we caught.”
“Handmade birch bark basket filled with fall harvest berries.”
“In Alaska people can be put on a list to harvest moose that get hit by cars. My friend and I were called to recover this moose that was killed on the Seward Highway. Moose chili, stew, burgers, etc.—the meat from this animal will feed myself, friends, and family all winter long.”
A successful harvest.
“Fall harvest in Alaska’s interior”
“After my long, indoor leaf blowing session.”
“Fall harvest in Alaska’s interior.”
“It takes all kinds and this nomadic farmer raises yuccas which are used in landscaping coast to coast.”
“Moose for a winter’s worth of meat, on the Kobuk River.”
“Fall harvest of fish for people and sled dogs to travel the country with in Alaska.”