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Alaska Fishing Information

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

Mark Hieronymus is Behind the Vice

Mark Hieronymus is a self-proclaimed “fish translator,” and his mentality for fly creation is refreshingly simple: The fish will tell you whether something works or not. It follows, then, that his resume of Read More...

Mark Hieronymus is Behind the Vice2021-11-10T12:32:24-09:00

Life of a Sockeye

Written by Bjorn Dihle Photos by Jonny Armstrong and Bjorn Dihle   On July 22nd, 2021, news broke that Bristol Bay was having its biggest sockeye salmon return since recordkeeping began in 1893. Read More...

Life of a Sockeye2021-11-10T12:31:27-09:00

Jonathan Farmer: Behind the Vice

by Joe Jackson Photos by Jonathan Farmer Jonathan Farmer with a lovely steelhead from one of his favorite Alaskan rivers.   There’s a vexed sigh from the other end of the Read More...

Jonathan Farmer: Behind the Vice2021-09-22T08:40:21-08:00

Sitka DIY: Doing Time in the Sitka Silver Mine

Editor George Krumm enjoyed his June 2020 do-it-yourself Sitka trip for kings and halibut through Fish Baranof so much, he just had to go back later in the summer to try a DIY trip for silvers with his sister, Delores and cousin, Tom. The result was heavy fish boxes full of coho and bottomfish for the trip home. If you’re interested in a DIY trip to a location smack dab in the middle of the west coast’s salmon superhighway, plus bountiful halibut and other bottomfish, read this article.

Sitka DIY: Doing Time in the Sitka Silver Mine2021-06-16T10:23:54-08:00

Fish Baranof: Sitka DIY

If you have some big-water boating experience and dream of a DIY trip to a premier Alaskan saltwater port, Fish Baranof is for you. Located on one of the most productive saltwater ports in Alaska, I know of no better location for the DIY angler to target salmon, halibut and other bottomfish than Fish Baranof.

Fish Baranof: Sitka DIY2021-06-16T10:25:32-08:00

How to Fillet Halibut

Quality fish care makes a huge difference. We were so impressed on our trip to Kodiak Legends Lodge that we wanted to give you a step-by-step guide to perfecting your halibut filleting techniques.

How to Fillet Halibut2021-01-11T09:45:23-09:00

Kings Rule in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Maggie is an accomplished spin fisherman and connected with a king on her first cast with a custom-painted Notangle spinner made by Dardevle that the author gave her to field test. © Read More...

Kings Rule in the Land of the Midnight Sun2021-01-07T14:54:11-09:00

King Salmon Fishing: Nushagak King Camps We Love

Alaska king salmon fishing is unsurpassable on the Nushagak River in Bristol Bay. Here are four outfitters Fish Alaska trusts to host you.

King Salmon Fishing: Nushagak King Camps We Love2020-12-18T14:43:47-09:00

Ice Fishing for Sheefish: World Record Fun

Ice fishing through four- to eight feet of ice in northwest Alaska is not something you'd want to do for stocked trout. Sheefish, however?

Ice Fishing for Sheefish: World Record Fun2020-10-16T15:05:23-08:00

Big Dan’s Fishing Charters: Game Changer

Big Dan's Fishing Charters Article by Rick Birch Ziante (right) from California and deckhand Morgan celebrate a successful battle with a big lingcod. © Rick Birch Big Dan's Fishing Charters: A Read More...

Big Dan’s Fishing Charters: Game Changer2020-02-04T11:26:33-09:00

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge: A Multi-Species Adventure

Alaska's Bearclaw Lodge: A Multi-Species Adventure Article by Marcus Weiner Photos by Marcus Weiner & Melissa Norris Alaska's Bearclaw Lodge Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge sits on a private parcel of land on a peninsula Read More...

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge: A Multi-Species Adventure2020-01-29T14:55:40-09:00

Flashers: Pro-Trollin’ Proficiency

Flashers: Pro-Trollin' Proficiency Story & photos by George Krumm This Chinook couldn't resist a Hot Tamale Original Super Bait. Flashers: the hottest current technique for icing Chinook and coho salmon up Read More...

Flashers: Pro-Trollin’ Proficiency2020-01-17T09:38:10-09:00

Alaskan Fishing Adventures on the Kenai Peninsula

Alaskan Fishing Adventures Story by Marcus Weiner, Photos by Brian Woobank Alaskan Fishing Adventures on the Kenai Peninsula: Good People and Good Angling “That’s as much fun as I’ve ever had with my Read More...

Alaskan Fishing Adventures on the Kenai Peninsula2019-12-31T14:25:48-09:00

Reel Action Alaska Lodge: Fly Fishing on the Kanektok

Reel Action Alaska Lodge Article by Melissa Norris Background: Perfect king release. © Dustin Saigo Choose the Chosen: A Reel Action Alaska Lodge Fly Fishing Adventure on the Kanektok I am Read More...

Reel Action Alaska Lodge: Fly Fishing on the Kanektok2019-12-31T14:04:41-09:00

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