Alaska in 21' Mini-Trawlers?
we cruised the Inside Passage to Alaska in the summer
of 2003, we kept hearing from other boaters about three
men travelling in three 21-foot Ranger mini-trawlers.
The three men—Rick Huizi onboard the Kentucky
Colonel, Nate Streitmatter onboard Wren
and George Unterseher on Molly B—were the
talk of the north coats. They were rousing the most curiosity
we'd seen along the Inside Passage in recent years. However,
we always seemed to miss them by a day or two.
It wasn't until we were
homeward ound after five months in the Gulf of Alaska
that we finally made contact with them in Ocean Falls.
My husband, Don, and I were moored at the public dock
on a rainy September evening when the three boatrs pulled
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