Kodiak Fishing: Blockbuster Bottom Fishing

Article by Melissa Norris / Photos by Brian Woobank & Melissa Norris Variety is the spice of life, they say, and I have enjoyed that concept over the years visiting many cool Read More...

Kodiak Fishing: Blockbuster Bottom Fishing2022-02-04T18:31:17-09:00

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

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

Targeting Trophy Halibut

There are many factors to consider when it comes to catching trophy halibut, including the tides, choice of bait, size of baits, structure, depth and tackle. However, here I will focus on bait Read More...

Targeting Trophy Halibut2018-09-27T16:18:17-08:00

Fish Seldovia

There is something special about Seldovia. For the first-time visitor, perhaps it is the peaceful, turned-down pace that falls over this friendly community on the ocean. I'd bet the more seasoned Alaska traveler Read More...

Fish Seldovia2018-08-20T22:29:08-08:00

Southeast Alaska Halibut

The Remote Southeast Experience, Pybus Style Story and photos by Stan Cunningham The black-headed Bonaparte's gulls were circling and diving just 100 yards off the bow. Captain Kevin kept nosing the boat in Read More...

Southeast Alaska Halibut2018-08-20T13:29:03-08:00

Where to Fish for Halibut

Where to Fish for Halibut: An Alaska Atlas By Troy Letherman Finding where to fish for halibut in Alaska is a fairly straightforward business. They're generally found in strong numbers and while migratory, Read More...

Where to Fish for Halibut2020-07-21T13:05:49-08:00

A Tale of Two Derbies

Valdez Halibut Derby Two tales from a previous year of the Valdez Halibut Derby. by Marcus Weiner "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age Read More...

A Tale of Two Derbies2018-09-25T12:48:38-08:00

Guide to Alaska Saltwater

Saltwater Captain's Tips: The Pro's Guide to Alaska Saltwater By Troy Letherman Kodiak Combos Old Harbor, Alaska Captain: Jeff Peterson Primary Vessel: Fiberglass 34-foot Ocean Sport Fishy Fishy Experience in Alaska: 45 Read More...

Guide to Alaska Saltwater2018-09-27T11:55:25-08:00
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