John Citta will present a slideshow of his trip in Southwestern Alaska’s Kuskokwim Mountains and Wood-Tikchik State Park at the Blue Loon on Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm.  There with be a brief Fairbanks Paddlers general meeting at 6:00 pm just before the show.

During summer 2017, John Citta spent two weeks floating the Tikchik River, from Nishlik Lake to Tikchik Lake.  They timed their trip to hit the sockeye run, and it proved a record one.  They spent plenty of time fishing and hiking, and they saw lots of fish, bears, and birds.   In addition to sharing his photos and experiences from this trip, John will describe some of the area’s natural history. He will also discuss the ins and outs of trip planning and logistics.

This show kicks off Fairbanks Paddlers’ Spring Slideshow series. We are still interested in finding other presenters for out March and April shows. During the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers act, we would like to celebrate wild and scenic rivers, whether officially designated or not. Please contact Fairbanks Paddlers if you have a presentation that you would like to share.

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