Loonsong Mountain Lake Camp

Homer, Alaska, United States | Campground

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Homer For the Halibut!

A travel blog entry by floridawaughs


I was up early and on my way to the harbor. Today was clear and calm and it looks like we are on for fishing!

And we are off!

The boat stops and we are on to the business of filling our limit of one small and one more Halibut for the day.

The 2 lb weight on the line seems to weigh a lot more when you reel in an empty line! Finally, I have my first Halibut! Less than 27 inches so my "small" fish is in the tank! I pulled in a few more ...

Of Halibut and Bears

A travel blog entry by rodk


... as recently as 2006 and is still active – a cloud of steam adorns its peak as we pass. The landscape is endless rugged peaks, steep valleys with fast running streams and lush green coastal flats formed by downstream deposition of gravels and silts.

It’s not far from here that the hapless Timothy Treadwell and his girlfriend were killed and eaten by Grizzlies. Treadwell, with something of a messianic save-the-bears streak, spent years ...

Homer Bound!

A travel blog entry by kellyhanson


... in to it.

We ate lunch and then took a hike around town and then to a hike down a trail just out of town. The trail hike was really something. It looked like the seven dwarves were going jump out of the ferns and start whistling down the trail any moment. We hiked a good way and worked our way down to the water where we took a break and took some pictures.


A most spectacular day

A travel blog entry by 2bestfriends


... pictures soon) as it looked like a huge elephant head with the trunk going into the water. We were able to go under the trunk to the other side. As we left this large rock near Yukon Island, we saw many different types of diving birds and two varieties of jellyfish. We continued to kayak around half of the island while exploring caves, and we even spied a mother bald eagle bring some food to its babies high up on a cliff above us - that was a ...

Big mountains, bears, sea otters and giant halibut

A travel blog entry by ronamoon


... wasn't and decided to stop and make camp for the weekend as well. We spent Saturday and Sunday camped by the steam, with a fire (that took a bit of doing finding wood). It was a lovely spot and we really enjoyed it. Another bush camp, yeah!!!

We packed up in the rain (well drizzle, but annoying) and drove into Anchorage where we found an RV Park close to the railway line and one of the airport!! If we thought that was noisy when we came back from ...


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