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


Kenai king season is over, but our woes are far from gone. Point in fact: Last year, despite a new late-run escapement goal—a number lower than any return ever documented by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game—we still barely met our minimum escapement goal on the Kenai. [Read Full Post....]
My favorite way to fish for trout is with a mouse pattern. There is really nothing like seeing the huge mouth of a carnivorous rainbow break the water’s surface to engulf a helpless little swimming rodent fly. [Read Full Post....]
Without exception, when the weather is at its absolute snottiest, I’ll get a call from my pop, who is a self proclaimed “Indoor Enthusiast,” that starts something like this: “There’s no way you are fishing out there today in this weather…” And, as always, I remind him that it’s my job and that I’m usually perfectly warm and dry because of my clothing choices. [Read Full Post....]