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Bristol Bay King Salmon

Bristol Bay King Salmon Fishing: Story and photo by Marcus Weiner My fishing partner and I have spent the last three hours hooking one chrome sockeye salmon after another, landing one in five Read More...

Bristol Bay King Salmon2018-10-14T21:08:06-08:00

Fishing with Zonk

Fishing with Larry Csonka Story by Melissa Norris You'll want to tune in on March 26th at 12:30 PM ET to NAPA's North to Alaska hosted by Larry Csonka and Audrey Bradshaw on the Read More...

Fishing with Zonk2018-01-08T11:20:04-09:00

Float and Egg Fishing for Silvers

By JD Richey I’ve said it a thousand times…silver salmon can drive you nuts! Especially since they often hold in slow, snaggy, “bassy” water that’s typically best covered by casting hardware like spinners, Read More...

Float and Egg Fishing for Silvers2018-01-08T11:22:22-09:00

5 Tricks for Finicky Coho

Five Wacky Tricks for Finicky Coho by Greg Brush If you’ve fished silvers before, you likely know that they can be one of the most unpredictable salmon around. These great gamefish can try Read More...

5 Tricks for Finicky Coho2018-01-08T11:30:05-09:00

Pounding Pinks

Story and photo by Scott Haugen For many anglers around the world, their dream trip consists of nothing more than landing high numbers of salmon in a single day. If this is your Read More...

Pounding Pinks2018-08-20T16:29:50-08:00

Advanced Spinner Techniques for Salmon

  by JD Richey So, let’s just say you’re heading deep into the Alaska bush on a week-long float trip where you might encounter trout, Dollies, several species of salmon, steelhead, grayling, pike Read More...

Advanced Spinner Techniques for Salmon2018-01-08T11:36:22-09:00

Turn Silvers on with Jigs

We'd found silver salmon nirvana. Hiking several miles up a remote stream in Southeast, we rounded a bend and there it was. A 7-foot waterfall . . . below it a hole the Read More...

Turn Silvers on with Jigs2018-09-27T12:20:13-08:00

Test Your Salmon IQ

Salmon Trivia—How much do you know about Alaska's favorite gamefish? Find out here! by Greg Brush Make no mistake, Alaska's giant native rainbows are hugely popular amongst serious fly fishermen. And we all know Read More...

Test Your Salmon IQ2018-08-20T17:04:35-08:00

Best smoked salmon

By Melissa Norris There is very little that is quintessentially more Alaskan than homemaking smoked salmon. When thinking about this I also realized that nearly everyone who smokes salmon thinks theirs is the Read More...

Best smoked salmon2020-05-26T13:10:55-08:00

Alaska’s Best King Rivers

By Troy Letherman Set against a carrot-colored dawn, snappish morning air pulls fog from the river, punctuating an angler’s silence: less babble than burble, current breaking over boulders and gravel bars and lapping Read More...

Alaska’s Best King Rivers2017-10-11T16:38:22-08:00

Sockeye on the Fly

Non-Biters or Great Gamefish? by Jim Teeny The year 1975 marked my first trip to Alaska. We went in July and I traveled and fished with Dr. Jim Hodson and his son Kip Read More...

Sockeye on the Fly2018-01-08T11:58:42-09:00

Pebble 2012

by Troy Letherman "This land of bounty has provided for our families, our culture and our traditional way of life for tens of thousands of years," says Lydia Olympic, a Yupik/Sugpiaq from the Read More...

Pebble 20122019-05-17T12:01:21-08:00

Alagnak River: Red Rendezvous

Tackling One of Alaska's Premier Sockeye Rivers By Lance Irving and Charlie Summerville Alaska's salmon are known for spectacular aerial acrobatics, knuckle-busting runs, and fine table fare. And none of the Pacific salmon Read More...

Alagnak River: Red Rendezvous2018-01-08T12:07:28-09:00

36 Kings in 36 Hours

A flurry of fishing in Ketchikan By Marcus Weiner Eagles wheel overhead and dive for fish scraps. Seaplanes taxi and take off, while cruise ships and their bounty of tourists tour the Inside Read More...

36 Kings in 36 Hours2018-01-08T12:07:14-09:00

Kodiak Island Silver

Emerald Island Silver and More Story and Photos by George Krumm As I looked out the window of the Era Aviation turboprop I wondered if the rain and wind were going to allow Read More...

Kodiak Island Silver2018-01-08T13:37:52-09:00

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