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Discovery's Alaska Bush People is unreal

By Clay Slanaker


January 26, 2015
Monday PM

I am very disappointed in the portrayal of Ketchikan and the rest of Southeast Alaska by the Discovery channel. The reality of the show is left far behind the scenes. No one shoots at a Sitka blacktail deer with their scope covers closed, nobody leaves town with dental issues that could cause death, and nobody that leaves town with dental issues buys two boats with the possibility of dying in the bush just to impress the masses!

Alaskan Bush People is a fraud for sure. Nobody does shoulder rolls to track any game animals or when hunting any game animals in the world. l would love to teach the Discovery Channel and Alaska Bush People how to hunt and survive in the wild of Southeast Alaska.

Who in their right mind buys boats and new rifles only to die of dental infection because they can. Unreal.

Clay Slanaker
Ketchikan, Alaska

Received January 23, 2015 - Published January 26, 2015



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