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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

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

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

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

Kodiak Island Fishing

Kodiak Island article by Fish Alaska Staff Top: Saltwater kings on Kodiak have seen a good showing in recent years. © Kodiak Legends Lodge. Center: A haul of fish by an Afognak Wilderness Lodge Read More...

Kodiak Island Fishing2019-12-30T09:49:43-09:00

Top Places to Fish for Silvers in Alaska

Top Places to Fish for Silvers in Alaska Article & Photos by Melissa Norris “Twice as big as Texas yet with fewer roads than Delaware,” it reads on the Alaska Department Read More...

Top Places to Fish for Silvers in Alaska2017-10-09T08:23:18-08:00

Where to Fish Saltwater Silvers in Alaska

Top Ocean Coho Destinations by Marcus Weiner Alaska is replete with saltwater fishing destinations, where salmon and bottomfish can be found in amazing numbers. In several locations, anglers can catch both salmon and Read More...

Where to Fish Saltwater Silvers in Alaska2018-01-03T14:35:32-09:00

How to Fish for Silvers in Saltwater

How to Fish for Silvers in Saltwater By Marcus Weiner Coho fishing in the saltwater can often be spectacular. I’ve been lucky to witness wide-open bites in many salty locales around the Great Read More...

How to Fish for Silvers in Saltwater2017-10-11T15:39:31-08:00

The Kings of Southeast

Prime Time for Southeast Kings Story and photos by Terry W. Sheely There may be better places to catch king salmon than Southeast, but not as consistently, not from May into September, and Read More...

The Kings of Southeast2018-10-21T21:51:49-08:00

Kenai Kings

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Story & Photos by  Greg Brush The long faces in my boat told the story quite clearly: disappointment had set in, attitudes were faltering and my Read More...

Kenai Kings2018-01-08T10:51:35-09:00

After the Kings

Nushagak Silvers Story and photos by Marcus Weiner As I set foot on the shores of the Nushagak for the first time, my impression of the river is more intimate than I expected, Read More...

After the Kings2018-08-20T16:03:11-08:00

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