Alaska Ice Fishing Tips

Here we bring you valuable advice on exciting Ice Fishing Trips, How-to catch Rainbow Trout, and Choosing the Right Fishing Shelters, Augers, Gear and Tackle

 

Ice Fishing

Alaska is unique in that often we travel great distances and encounter extreme conditions in pursuit of the trophies our great state has to offer. It’s for these reasons that we have to trust and hold extraordinary confidence in the gear we travel with. And for this time of year, the most critical piece of equipment for any Alaska angler is an ice auger. In the following paragraphs, we will offer an overview of ice augers that includes models, new technologies, fuel, blade size, maintenance, repairs and tips and tricks to keeping your auger performing winter after winter... [Read Full Post....]
The hardwater fishing season is finally upon us in Alaska. Mother Nature was somewhat reluctant this year to bring in the cold, wintery weather and prevented an early start for vertical jigging, which usually occurs mid-October for us living in the Interior. However, ice anglers did not have to wait long as temperatures dipped down quickly the second half of the month and stayed below freezing long enough for a couple inches of the hard stuff to form on the smaller lakes... [Read Full Post....]
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....]