Alaska Fishing Gear Tips

Fish Alaska magazine contributors love gear and here you can learn about rain gear, sonar systems, fly-tying materials, and more.

 

Gear

Over the years, circle hooks have become the standard for bait fishing halibut in Cook Inlet. And they work. As long as you can train yourself not to set the hook like you did with those old J hooks. [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....]