Alaska Fishing Tips

How-to plan fishing trips in Alaska of all kinds as well as how-to catch more fish, the gear needed to do it, Alaska seafood recipes and much more

 

Today, the USEPA released a report entitled An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska. In this 34-page report, the USEPA assesses the significance of Bristol Bay's ecological resources and the potential impact various large-scale mining scenarios would have on those resources. [Read Full Post....]
Arguably, ice fishing in Alaska has a few reasons why it is nowhere near as popular when compared to the open water season. Two of which are cold freezing temperatures and bitter arctic wind. When most of the population hears "ice fishing", they conjure up visions of sitting outside on top of a frozen lake slowly turning into a popsicle. Painfully suspending a dangling bait in the brisk arctic conditions through a small hole in the ice, trying to catch a less-than-average size trout does not have the same appeal as fly-fishing during the fair weather months of an Alaskan summer. While a portion of this may hold some truth -- you may only catch a six-inch fish after all -- modern advancements in portable shanties for winter fishermen have virtually eliminated excuses for being uncomfortably frozen while ice fishing... [Read Full Post....]
Chuck Brady loves fishing with a guide. He has four good reasons why you might love it, too. [Read Full Post....]