Alaska Fishing Information

Articles from our remote Alaska fishing trips and tips from the Alaska fishing experts.

Alaska Fishing Derby Season: Fish for Cash

Alaska Fishing derby season brings excitement with numerous derbies across the state, offering anglers the chance to reel in cash prizes. by Melissa Norris Summer is here and that means it’s Read More...

Alaska Fishing Derby Season: Fish for Cash2024-05-02T12:19:59-08:00

Guide to Shrimping in Prince William Sound

Shrimping enthusiasts love Prince William Sound for its abundant shrimp populations and breathtaking scenery. Learn how to fill your pots and freezer with this delicious, sweet shrimp. by Nick Olzenak Shrimping Read More...

Guide to Shrimping in Prince William Sound2024-04-10T16:37:27-08:00

Firsts at Kodiak Legends

Kodiak fishing trips provide a chance to connect with nature while enjoying the thrill of reeling in big catches. Join the team from Fish Alaska as they visit Kodiak Legends Lodge for Read More...

Firsts at Kodiak Legends2024-01-16T10:44:58-09:00

Trawl Fishing: Wanton Waste on the High Seas

Trawl fishing is one of the major contributing factors to wanton waste in the fishing industry. Every angler, whether sportfishing, subsistence or commercial fishing has a responsibility to shoulder their share of Read More...

Trawl Fishing: Wanton Waste on the High Seas2023-10-02T15:03:31-08:00

Drift Boats: The Iconic McKenzie River Drift Boat

Story by Troy A Buzalsky The McKenzie River Named after explorer Donald McKenzie, who helped settle Astoria back in the fur-trading days of the early 1800s, Oregon’s McKenzie River is embraced Read More...

Drift Boats: The Iconic McKenzie River Drift Boat2023-12-06T11:53:25-09:00

Fish Handling: Caring For Your Catch

Fish handling the right way is a very important topic for wildlife conservationists and sports fishermen everywhere. Proper fish handling techniques aim to minimize the impact on released fish and respectfully process Read More...

Fish Handling: Caring For Your Catch2023-07-28T14:06:32-08:00

Sockeye Salmon Fishing

Sockeye salmon fishing is an extremely exciting sport. Many anglers consider them the pound-for-pound strongest fish that swims in Alaska. It’s not uncommon for a 7-pound sockeye to make a mockery of Read More...

Sockeye Salmon Fishing2023-07-25T14:16:06-08:00

Simple Spiral-Wrapped Rods for Alaska

Story and photos by George Krumm My buddy looked confused as he tried to put together the two-piece salmon rod I’d handed him. He looked at me, puzzled, and said, “I think Read More...

Simple Spiral-Wrapped Rods for Alaska2023-08-01T13:40:42-08:00

Inflatables on the Go

Story by Troy Buzalsky When traveling to remote areas of Alaska for an epic, multi-day, float-fishing journey, the name of the game is planning, including what you take, what you ship, what Read More...

Inflatables on the Go2023-05-01T09:18:08-08:00

Nushagak Sockeye and Kings

Story by Melissa Norris Photos by Brian Woobank Sockeye fishing may not be what the Nushagak is best known for, but the runs have been so off the charts these last couple Read More...

Nushagak Sockeye and Kings2023-01-05T17:55:55-09:00

The Hewescraft Sea Runner and Ocean Pro

The Hewescraft Sea Runner and Ocean Pro Story by Troy Buzalsky Photos by Hewescraft In the evolutionary process of building a better mousetrap, or for this Boats column, a better fishing boat, Read More...

The Hewescraft Sea Runner and Ocean Pro2023-01-03T06:43:54-09:00

Alaska Sea King

Alaska Sea King Story by Troy A Buzalsky Photos by Alaska Sea King Ryder and Piper are perfectly at home whether fishing in their backyard on Alaska’s Lake Lucille or when fishing Read More...

Alaska Sea King2022-12-01T08:33:11-09:00
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