AlpenView’s 2016 Season Review
person is a repeat guest. If a guest’s name is red the person is a veteran
of three or more trips with AlpenView.
Phil, Dave, Isaac and Britta
Out camp set up crew, June 1, 2016 Donnie
Andrews – Denver, CO + Jordan Buetow
– Fairbanks, AK + Phil Rudat – Battle Ground, WA + Dave Jones, Kodiak, AK
+ Isaac Fritz – Billings, MT + Britta Jones
– Kodiak, AK
camera), Fritz and Hal.
June 8, 2016 guests: Fritz &
Peter Jorg – Poulsbo, WA + Hal Weirth – Bremerton, WA + Lou
Hurlbut – Poulsbo, WA + Ned Scheerhorn – Titusville, FL
Adriano and Carlo
June 10, 2016 guests: Adriano Gardumi +
Gianni Broll + Tiziano Broll + Georgio Postal + Carlo Serafini + Maurizio
Avi – all from Italy
June 18, 2016 guests: Roger and Mary Jane Belter – Grand Haven,
June 22, 2016 guest: Brian Gann
June 30, 2016 guests: Ryan Muspratt – Anchorage, AK + John and
Lee Ann Muspratt – Calgary, AB
Sharon and Darrell
Bottom: Mickey, MaeKennah, Zach and Dave
June 30, 2016 guest: Paul & Jacqueline Forster – Bubendorf,
Switzerland + Darrell and Sharon Wolf – Shermans Dale, PA
Jim and Zach
Bottom: Dave, Mickey, MaeKennah and Kathryn
July 2, 2016 guests: Phillip &
– Angleton, TX + Jim and Jan Hansford
– Mosinee, WI
Peter, Alex, Stefan, Dave
Standing: Miles, Phil and Mickey
July 9, 2016 guests: Peter Schug + Alex
Schug + Michael Schug + Markus Jung + Stefan Ruhl + Thomas “Poldy”
Leopold – All from Germany
Mike and Jim G.
Bottom: Jordan and Isaac
July 16, 2016 guests: Mike Hagerty – Oro
Valley, AZ + Denny Sanborn – Montrose,
MI + Jim Assemany – Novi, MI
+ Jim Gillick – Doylestown, PA + Neil Gudgel – Panama City, FL
+ Benjamin Favier + Bruno Calendini + Vincent Trujillo – all
Patrick, Mary, Stephanie, Miles and Phil.
Seated: Mickey and Dave
July 23, 2016 guests: Bob and Martha Morrissey
– Kona, HI + Patrick and Mary McCarroll
– Hermosa Beach, CA + Judy Wormington – Kailua Kona, HI
Beau, Gary, Miles Jordan, Phil and Blake
Seated: Mickey, Stephanie and Dave
July 30, 2016 guests: Glen Fortier
+ Blake Fortier + Buck Fortier +
Beau Fortier + Gary Fortier + Alec Fortier – all from cape Coral,
FL + Doug and Owen Keil – Cottonwood Heights, UT
Dave Jim and Mickey.
Bottom: Charlie, Britta, Bill and Jordan
August 6, 2016 guests: Charlie Ryan
+ Paul Scheiwiller + Sarah Scheiwiller
+ Jim Reber + Bill Dicke – all from
Lima, OH + Russ Taylor – Westerville, OH + (not pictured) Scott
Alderman -Mercer Island, WA
Kati, Jim, Joe and Phil
Bottom: Mickey and Dave
August 13, 2016 guests: Sherman Rosenblum – Laguna Woods, CA
+ Greg Rosenblum – Waimanalo, HI + Kati Donohue – Kona, HI +
Jim Henderson – Eugene, OR + Joe Henderson – Springfield, OR
Jim, Mary, Don and Suzy
Seated: Becky and Stacy
August 17, 2016 guests: Don &
Suzy Robinson – Winter Park, FL
+ Stacy & Becky Smothers – Oak Island, NC + John
& Charlene Maresca
– Wirtz, VA + Jim & Mary Turner – Surf City, NC
August 20, 2016 guests: Bennett Talsky – Redondo Beach, CA +
Sean Hitchcock – Lakewood, CA + Ryan Shotwell – Long Beach, CA
+ Bill Hitchcock – Peoria, AZ + Ron Surdechakul – Seal Beach,
CA + Paul Holling – Castaic, CA
August 23, 2016 guests: Tab & Kelli Bevis – Tallahassee,
This special catch of a yellow eye rock fish and a tiger rock
fish was a first at AlpenView.
August 24, 2016 guests: Chick Forrence
and Kathy Kenny – Hudson, NH
Kneeling: Isaac, Britta and Juan
August 30, 2016 guests: Michael
& Ben Sirois
– Hinesburg, VT + Inaki Arrieta + Joan Corretja, + Juan
Jose Arconada – all from Spain
Raquel, Rafael, Joe and Jim
Bottom: Cesi, Stephanie, Phil, Mickey and Dave
August 31, 2016 guests: Valentin Turrado + Roberto & Alazne
Lopez + Juan Vert – all from Spain
+ Rafael & Raquel Pastor
– Portugal + Joe Toth – Carson City, NV.
+ Jim Jacobsen – Novato, CA
Bottom: Phil, Stephanie, Dave, Mickey and Cesi
September 3, 2016 guests: Michael
& Ben Sirois
– Hinesburg, VT + Bill Bilodeau
– Nashua, NH + Steve Nelson – Kirkwood,
MO + John Heberer – St. Louis, MO
+ Al Maiuro – St. Charles, MO
September 10, 2016 guests: Greg & Lisa Black – Highlands
Ranch, CO + Judy Behrens – Conroe, TX
Bottom: Stephany, Phil, Dave, Mickey and Cesi
September 11, 2016 guests: Scott Pynnonen
– L’Anse, MI + Bruce Pynnonen –
Midland, MI + Joe Holman – Marquette,
MI + Dave and Heather Pynnonen – Champion, MI
September 12, 2016 guests: Marty Landholm
– Meridian, ID 83642 + Jerry Yoder – Boise, ID 83704
+ Paul Honkavaara – Sanger, CA
Terry, Brent and Isaac
September 17, 2016 guests: Frank Varriale
– Boise, ID + Brent
Varriale – Fruitland, ID + Scott Kaufman – Idaho Falls, ID + Jeff Burkhardt
– Vale, OR + Kerry
Kegel – Ontario, OR + Terry Scanlan – Boise, ID
Rob, Jordan, Donnie, Jeff, Andy
September 24, 2016 guests: Donnie Andrews
– Denver, CO + Jeff Bright – ???
+ Rob Bennion – ??? + Larry Ruston – Denver, CO + Andy Volin
– Denver CO
Phil, Britta, “The
Other Dave Jones“, Jordan, Lindsey,
Drew and Dave
Part 2, Events
as a sales team at the Washington State Sportsman’s Show in Puyallup.
new warehouse. During a six week period in the spring of 2016
the team of Dave, Mickey and Britta completed a stunning list
of projects including a water line to the banya, an overhaul
of the lodge septic system and a dried up 24′ x 48′ warehouse.
During spring projects, Mickey befriended a fox who continued
to visit the lodge throughout the 2016 season. His coat was ragged
early in the season as he was shedding his winter coat.
By late August, Fox E. Fox had finished shedding and had the
beginnings of a beautiful new coat.
while fishing. After watching it for several hours to be sure
it was lost, he scooped it up and brought it back to camp. Britta
fostered it for a couple days. When a mother duck and several
young swam past the camp, Isaac released it and it immediately
joined the other young ducks in line behind the mother. A reunion
or an adoption? We don’t know but one thing is for sure, it was
a happy ending!
of sand and ash while fishing kings out of our camp. This past
summer I couldn’t resist any longer.
outdoors, it’s not possible to lose weight during a summer at
as Shawn and Fru gave away two daughters.
At a ceremony along the Sandy river outside Portland, Oregon,
Amy and Kyle were wed in March.
Oregon, Oregon, Marie and Dan were wed in August.
we found floating in Ugak Bay. We beached it on an open beach,
not too far, and not too close, to the lodge or other cabins.
Seeing bears is on everyone’s wish list when visiting Kodiak
Island. A dead whale is a great bear magnet but you don’t want
it in your front yard!
whale carcass. This sow and four cubs were spotted several times.
This is a cute shot of a sow and two first year cubs.
during a family visit to the out camp in 2016.
were a big hit in the evenings after our days in the field.
in July of 2016.
August 24, 2016 was the date of AlpenView’s second wedding ceremony.
Tab and Kelli did us the honor of getting married at the lodge
and Dave presided as marriage commissioner. It was a great experience
for all our staff and guests.