The Calm Before the Season


And I’m not talking about the Christmas season either. No this is something much different, a little scarier but just as exciting. If you’re guessing Holloween, I’m sorry to tell you that you’re wrong as well. In Ketchikan, the tourist season is like all of the holidays together with twice the anxieties and anticipation. These quiet streets will swell with hundreds of thousands of feet, totebags and cameras. It’s a different kind of fishing, one where the fish are quite fickle. These spring days are quiet but not still as the town prepares for the human hurricane we welcome.

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