Folks, I offer this article that's just been published in the May Precision Shooting magazine. It highlights the importance of making good decisions when hunting in Alaska. The author is my Dad, and this article is a merger of two hunts that have a strong lesson and tragic outcome. The hunts took place 48 years ago on Afognak and Kodiak, and he explains in the article why he waited so long to have these published.
This link takes you to the article on the magazine's web site. No membership is required to view the article since they've put it up as their feature article in their May magazine. If you prefer reading hard copy, you can also print this pdf document.
My Dad told me about these events many years ago (I was only 1 yr old when these happened), and I have used these stories and their lessons many times to indoctrinate new outdoorsman to Kodiak. Suffice it to say that I have personally benefitted from these same lessons as they have often flashed up in my brain at opportune times.
I hope you too can benefit from hearing these stories.