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Woodstock in the Arctic

Taking a moment on an early July morning from the high bluffs overlooking the river mouth, the 6:00 am start time had the beach alive with activity. A lone dipnetter was in the current, up to his neck, as an outgoing commercial drift boat going by created…
Vehicles are parked everywhere that is legal and within trudging distance to the Promised Land, which in this case is the mouth of the Kenai River. Every year it seems the… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/freshwater/woodstock-arctic/

Getting Ready

I know a hunter/fisherman who always kept his hunting and fishing equipment neatly placed in his garage, everything with a clear order, all pristine and ready for use. I was impressed by this and was amazed that he was able to keep things that neat. It ne…
I know a hunter/fisherman who always kept his hunting and fishing equipment neatly placed in his garage, everything with a clear order, all pristine and ready for use. I was… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/gear/getting-ready/

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/

The Gear We Love This Month: Heat Holders

Each year at Fish Alaska magazine, we make our way through piles of gear, testing, re-testing and winnowing down the competition until we can tell you with confidence the products that are going to keep you stylish, safe and catching fish. All that resea…
Heat Holders A pair of socks with the name “heat holders” aroused my interest when I received them with an invitation to try them out. Now cold feet (and cold hands) are my… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/gear/gear-we-love-month-heat-holders/