‘Deadliest Catch’ Vs. Surf Casting

By Gene Sapakoff
The Post and Courier

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Turns out Alaskans and South Carolinians have more in common than the South Carolina Stingrays-Alaska Aces battle in the ECHL’s best-of-seven Kelly Cup Finals, which begin Friday in Anchorage.

For instance, great seafood, weird weather and quirky politicians.

Of course, they have more survival shows on TV about bearded guys named Ian who try to hike from glacier to moose herd, packing only a spoon.

We have nicer golf courses.

Handicapping the Kelly Cup through a fish-eye lens and a dozen categories:

Vicious beasts

Gators, snakes and sharks vs. polar bears, grizzly bears and Kodiak bears.

Alaska has wolves, too. We have Palmetto Bugs on our side.

Edge: Even.

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