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Are you a fishing enthusiast looking for the ultimate fishing adventure? Look no further than the Yukon and Alaska! With some of the best fishing in North America, these destinations offer a chance to catch various fish species, from salmon to trout to halibut.

Choosing the right location is important to make the most of your fishing trip. One great option is the Caribou RV Park in Whitehorse, Yukon. This park offers easy access to some of the best fishing spots in the region, including the famous Yukon River.

Before you head out, you must check local regulations and get the necessary licenses. The Caribou RV Park can help with this, providing information and resources to ensure you're ready to hit the water.

When it comes to fishing gear, ensure you have everything you need for the type of fish you'll target. This can include rods, reels, bait, and more. If you don't have your gear, don't worry - the Caribou RV Park will tell you the best places to get it.

As for the best time to go fishing, it depends on the species you're targeting. Salmon runs typically occur in late summer and early fall, while trout and other freshwater fish can be caught throughout the season. Halibut fishing is best when these fish are found in shallower waters in the summer.

Overall, the Yukon and Alaska offer some of the best fishing opportunities in North America, and the Caribou RV Park is the perfect home base for your adventure. So grab your gear and get ready to reel in the catch of a lifetime!

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If you're planning a trip to the Yukon or Alaska, you're in for a treat! These northern regions are home to some of the world's most spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities. From grizzly bears to bald eagles, there's no shortage of incredible animals to see.

To help you plan your wildlife adventure, we've compiled a list of the top 10 must-see wildlife spots in the Yukon and Alaska. And to make things even better, we've included the Caribou RV Park as the perfect base camp for your wildlife viewing excursion.

Denali National Park: Denali is home to grizzly bears, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep, among other wildlife.

Kenai Fjords National Park: This park is home to whales, otters, and seabirds, as well as land mammals like bears and moose.

Chilkoot River: The Chilkoot River is a great spot to see salmon and bears fishing for them.

Tongass National Forest: This is the largest national forest in the United States, home to wolves, black bears, and Sitka deer.

Kluane National Park: This park is home to grizzly bears, caribou, and Dall sheep.

Yukon Wildlife Preserve: The preserve is home to various northern animals, including elk, bison, and muskoxen.

Glacier Bay National Park: This park is home to whales, sea lions, and harbour seals.

Haines: Haines is a great bird-watching spot, including bald eagles and trumpeter swans.

Skagway: Skagway is home to various wildlife, including mountain goats and Dall sheep.

Valdez: Valdez is a great spot for sea kayaking and viewing wildlife like sea otters and seals.

And why choose the Caribou RV Park as your base camp? Located in the heart of the Yukon, this park offers easy access to all of the wildlife viewing opportunities listed above and comfortable and convenient accommodations for your adventure. Plus, the Caribou RV Park staff knows

the area and can help you plan your wildlife viewing excursion.

So pack your binoculars and head to the Yukon and Alaska for an unforgettable wildlife adventure, with the Caribou RV Park as your home base.

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  • Writer's pictureBerger-Husson Steve

It is a long long time ago, during the Gold Rush around 1898 when Joe left his hometown they say it was Seattle and headed north, Joe was a loner, he did not travel with all the other soldiers of fortune that were attracted by the Klondike for its gold, Joe travelled all by himself. His luggage contained enough to support himself. A rifle a couple of traps, a good knife, some dried meat and coffee: Even before he left Seattle, he heard about them counties prospectors up in Dawson City, the hard job they did and their inability to deal with their sudden wealth. Furthermore, he heard, the only people getting rich in Dawson City were the owners of Saloons, the guys selling eggs (one single egg at that times did cost 4$), the prostitutes and the gangsters. No. this was not what Joe was looking for. He wanted to head north to the Yukon to find solitude. Joe was a Mountain Man and not a very outgoing person. He never told anybody, where exactly he came from. The rare visitors to his house found out, he did not tell a lot out of his life and if he did so, it was short stories only. As a matter of fact, he loved the solitude and the only company he deeply enjoyed was the one of his dog, a mutt, they say his name was George. George was completely devoted to Joe and Joe loved to discuss all sorts of things with his pal, who was a very good listener. For hours, the two of them could sit there Joe petting George and smoking his pipe that smoked as if a train came upon the White pass Yukon Route They both deeply enjoyed their togetherness. Now you know why there is not much known about Joe.

It took him a long time until he found his place to stay where he could live peacefully, without being bothered by too many human beings. He lived off the land, hunted, fished and collected the fruits of the North, He was a moderate hunter and fisher. In fact, he hated killing animals but knew, they would forgive him since he never hunted more than he really needed for George, himself and the stray cat, that, one day decided to stay with them. Where the cat came from is as much a secret as the origin of Joe and George themselves. He built his cabin way out in the bush, approximately 20 miles southwest from here today, some rattan pieces of wood remind people, that there was a log cabin, a long time ago one day, many winters have gone by, Joe was gone, together with George and the cat and the few things he owned. Nobody knows if he actually found gold and returned to where he came from. Nobody knows, how long he was out there or maybe, still is. But one thing is for sure, Joe lived a wonderful but very modest life. Fact is, there still is plenty of space out there to live a solitary life based on the very few details known about Joe, we tried to rebuild his cabin and let you be a part of his modest life. The windows and most details you find in the cabin are relics from about 100 years ago. So we suggest, start a fire in the fireplace, sit back and let your thoughts go and a trip with Joe Maybe, you will find out the secrets about Joe during your adventure!

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