November 21, 2013

Jimmy Gaydos

Age: 62
Location: Fox, Alaska
Occupation: Homesteader


  • Subsistence living
  • Making animal calls
  • Canoe and raft building
  • Foraging wild herbs and mushrooms

Fun Fact:
He has spent time working as a fisherman, horse wrangler and trainer, blacksmith, forest service firefighter, carpenter, ironworker on skyscrapers and large bridges, gold prospector, river guide, and wilderness guide.

Words of Wisdom:
"Always have multiple means to build a fire. Always have a good knife. Always have extra dry socks and clothes warmer than you think you need. Always be prepared for the worst weather."

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