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Chef Phil Cooking at Local Winery

04.04.13

Our very own chef Phil, who cooked for 3 seasons at our Alaska Wilderness SAFARI camp, is cooking at a central Texas winery for “Arabian Night” on April 13. We hope you can join him for an awesome evening of food and …

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Chef Phil Cooking at Local Winery


Happy Holidays

12.22.12

We wish you a warm, safe and joyful Holiday Season. And we THANK YOU again for helping us make 2012 another successful year fishing in Alaska… we look forward to fishing with you again in 2013.

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Happy Holidays


Head Guide Ted on Fishing Calendar

12.12.12

Our very own head Alaska fishing guide, Ted Mendrek, makes cover of fishing and hunting calendar by Tosh Brown. (Which, by the way, will make a great Xmas gift – it’s very well done and it’s only $12.) For those of …

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Head Guide Ted on Fishing Calendar


How Harley Hill Got Its Name

11.20.12

Only a few rivers and peaks along the remote and isolated Pacific coast of the Alaska Peninsula have names that can be found even on the most detailed USGS topographic maps. So most of the geographic features in and around …

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How Harley Hill Got Its Name


EPIC Corporate Headquaters Relocated

10.22.12

Effective immediately, we’ve moved the location of EPIC’s corporate world headquarters from our office bedroom to our living room. Please note: This move is only temporary while we [finally] remodel and repair our primary office space. No worries – all contact …

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EPIC Corporate Headquaters Relocated


2012 EPIC Flag Ready to Fly

06.16.12

In a tradition that began with chef Phil a few years back, the 2012 EPIC flag is ready to fly for the upcoming Alaska fishing season. (Thanks, Carrie, for breaking out the sewing machine.) By the way, for those of you who are …

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2012 EPIC Flag Ready to Fly


Anniversary of 20th Century’s Largest Volcanic Eruption

06.06.12

Excerpt from a National Park News Release “Wednesday, June 6, marks the 100th anniversary of the largest volcanic eruption of the 2oth century – Novarupta. Located on the Alaska Peninsula within what is now Katmai National Park, Novarupta’s eruption was 30 …

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Anniversary of 20th Century’s Largest Volcanic Eruption


Egli Air Haul Gets New Van

05.21.12

For those guest who were “lucky” enough to experience the infamous brown Egli Air Haul van, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see a new van this summer. Actually, Egli Air upgraded their van in 2011, so we’re a little late …

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Egli Air Haul Gets New Van


Cool Salmon Artwork

02.19.12

This weekend head guide, Ted, and I presented our Alaska fly fishing trips at Swan Point Landing Outfittersin Rockport, TX and met Chance Yarborough, and aspiring young artist, fly fisherman and fly tier. We were so impressed by his salmon chalkboard artwork, we wanted to share.

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Cool Salmon Artwork


EPIC fishing in Costa Rica

01.24.12

Carrie and I recently converged near Puerto Jimenez on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, with a group of friends for a little fishing and to celebrate the 40th birthday of longtime friend and fishing buddy, Jake. Although my first preference is to grab a fly rod …

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EPIC fishing in Costa Rica