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Who loves Cotton Candy?

Who loves Cotton Candy?

The State Fair - flashing lights, midway hawkers, bells, whistles, sirens, a cacophony of sounds. The smell of fried grease, slight downwind smell of the pigs and cows and hay, and then, there it is - the sweet delicate sumptuous smell of Cotton Candy.

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Which way are you going - Compass Bracelet.

Which way are you going - Compass Bracelet.

North, South, East, or West. No matter your direction you cannot go wrong with your new Compass Bracelet.

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Salmon Bracelets - Really, Bracelets from fish?

Salmon Bracelets - Really, Bracelets from fish?

Salmon, the prized fish of Alaska. There are several types of salmon, but we are focusing on the Coho or Silver salmon. Coho have spots - lots of spots but only on the upper part of their tails. 

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What are Braided Rivers?

Alaska has many Braided Rivers. Have you ever fished a braided river? That memory; standing waist deep in right chilly waters, casting that fly just ever so perfectly and really in that.....darn fish just got away! What exactly is a braided river? Our friend Wiki states, "A braided river, or braided channel, consists of a network of river channels separated by small, often temporary, islands ... Braided streams tend to occur in rivers with high sediment loads and/or coarse...

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