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3 Day-Trip Winter Getaways for Locals

It's no secret that the long, dark and cold winter months in Alaska can be a serious downer, particularly for all of us who just love to be out there on the open water, casting flies, our favorite spinners or spoons, or dropping jigs for the many species …
  It's no secret that the long, dark and cold winter months in Alaska can be a serious downer, particularly for all of us who just love to be out there on the open water,… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/destinations/3-day-trip-winter-getaways-locals/

After the Storm

The sharp crack followed a dull thud spread a smile across my face as my fishing partner looked out the window to see if the offending tree had hurt anything. She asked, “What's so funny about a tree falling on our house?” The wind had been building and …
The sharp crack followed a dull thud spread a smile across my face as my fishing partner looked out the window to see if the offending tree had hurt anything. She asked, “What's… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/ice-fishing/after-storm/

Ice-Fishing Shelters

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 u…
Dennis Musgraves 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… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/ice-fishing/ice-fishing-shelters/

The One That Got Away

After a belated start to frosty temperatures on the Kenai Peninsula and a late November deer-hunting expedition to the Midwest, I finally enjoyed my first prosperous ice-fishing adventure of the season...
After a belated start to frosty temperatures on the Kenai Peninsula and a late November deer-hunting expedition to the Midwest, I finally enjoyed my first prosperous ice-fishing… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/ice-fishing/one-got-away/

All About Augers

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. A…
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… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/ice-fishing/all-about-augers/

First Ice

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 Interi…
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… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/ice-fishing/first-ice/

Trophies Through the Ice

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...
Steve Meyer 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… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/ice-fishing/trophies-through-ice/