Category Archives: Collin Tiura

Collin Tiura: On holiday in Costa Rica

Story and photos from Collin Tiura June, Here are a few shots: we’re on a mangrove tour with Rafa ‘father of the monkeys’ and his son Jon. Rafa has names for many of them and they come down out of … Continue reading

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Collin Tiura's New Project: Restoring the 1932-Depression Era– Work Truck

Story by Collin Tiura Email Collin ( We’re starting to prep the cab for paint inside and out, then the bed. We’re going to put the motor and tranny together and in the frame and run the exhaust and wiring … Continue reading

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Collin Tiura Searches for the Wreck of a WWII Fighter Plane….in Alaska

Email Collin Tiura ( Here are some photos of my latest trip to Nome in Joe’s 180 Cessna. We were looking for a wrecked P-38 World War II fighter which crashed 50 years ago about 100 miles east of Nome. … Continue reading

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Collin Tiura Says: Here's Some Really Big Abs

Collin Tiura says: Here are some photos of some pretty large abalones. The largest ever recorded was 12 5/16″ caught by John Pepper. He’s pictured here……he kinda looks like church people……don’t be fooled. It contained a chunk of meat that … Continue reading

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….Meet Montara's Collin Tiura….

Story by June Morrall Do you know Collin Tiura? You’ve got to meet him. Yesterday he visited us at our home. He’s an adventurer with the best stories to tell—a man who’s done and seen everything and could survive anywhere … Continue reading

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