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

 

Sitting in the morning sun, jigging through the ice for cold-water trout has to be among the most relaxing fishing experience available; that is, unless your fishing partner happens to be a rabid ice-fishing derby participant... [Read Full Post....]
This last forced march had Mac and Wally wondering if they had joined the army. Only in this case, they were unarmed. Wally and Mac have spent a lot of time angling together. Their styles are different, Wally's refined, deliberate, precise and sometimes stubborn. Mac's more brutish, unrelenting and pragmatic. They find a way to effectively fish together - Wally throwing tiny dries while Mac dredges with frightening streamer concoctions. Mac up to his eyeballs in flowing water executing angry double hauls while Wally effortlessly speys to far runs. Wally nymphs a Hare's Ear while Mac nymphs a 4-inch chunk of rabbit fur. [Read Full Post....]
This delicious soup represents the quintessential fall comfort food, with a little help from a locally-harvested pumpkin. I created this soup at Marcus’ house when it was time to pull pumpkins from his family garden... [Read Full Post....]