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Learning to be Mechanics

Many years ago, when we first started to bring guests to Doc Warner’s, our boat motors were 35 horse power 2-stroke Suzuki’s. At that point, all we knew about being mechanics was that motors stop working when they run out

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Linda’s Garden

Just as you reach the crest of the small incline leading from the dock to the lodge, you are greeted by Linda’s colorful garden.

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Marv Prestridge

When guests ask us how we built such a nice facility in remote Alaska, our standard answer has been: “If we had known what we were doing, we would never have attempted such a big project.” In this post Doc

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The First Fishing Trip

Sometime during 1981, an Explorer Scout leader, Richard, phoned me* from Utah.  He wanted to bring his scouts on an Alaska high adventure fishing camp-out. At the time, I was working for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.  I

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Forever Students

Doc Warners Fish Chat

I think I will forever be a student. Early in my reading career, I read a few ‘how to’ books and decided, after reading several, that the authors knew little about my business interests and probably started writing books because

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