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Alaska Fishing Tips

How-to plan fishing trips in Alaska of all kinds as well as how-to catch more fish, the gear needed to do it, Alaska seafood recipes and much more

Making Double Braided Loops

by George Krumm Double braided loops will help make the factory loops of your fly lines and sink-tips last indefinitely. They serve as the junction between sink-tips and leader material, or Read More...

Making Double Braided Loops2022-09-06T11:12:29-08:00

Twitching Jigs for Salmon

Tying Twitching Jigs for Salmon by George Krumm Twitching Jigs have become one of the most popular river salmon-fishing techniques over the past several years. It’s a technique that is hands-on, can Read More...

Twitching Jigs for Salmon2022-08-01T09:45:00-08:00

Eklutna River Update

A Future for the Eklutna River: Returning water and salmon to a Southcentral stream Story by Eric Booton In early September 2021, I walked the upper reaches of the Eklutna River canyon Read More...

Eklutna River Update2022-07-26T11:38:31-08:00

Mono Spinners

How to Make Mono Spinners (Soft Spinners) by George Krumm Every angler knows what a spinner is, but not nearly as many know what a mono spinner, sometimes called a soft spinner, Read More...

Mono Spinners2022-07-28T13:33:20-08:00

The Reaper: Halibut Rigging

By George Krumm Halibut rigging in Alaska often involves size 12/0 to 20/0 circle hooks fished on or near the bottom, baited with chunks of large herring, salmon parts, octopus, or other Read More...

The Reaper: Halibut Rigging2022-07-28T13:25:22-08:00

Salmon Rigging System

Saltwater salmon rigging in Alaska runs the gamut. We might be mooching during the morning tide change, and switching over to trolling with downriggers or lead after the tide change. The next Read More...

Salmon Rigging System2022-07-28T13:00:34-08:00

Fish Alaska Vlog Series

Fishing videos are an extremely popular means of learning new riggings, techniques, and presentations to make you a better angler. Our Fish Alaska monthly Vlog series has been designed with that in Read More...

Fish Alaska Vlog Series2022-08-16T15:43:19-08:00

Fishing Education

Story and photos by Nelli Williams  A few years ago, my kids were playing with friends at a park in Anchorage. The newly built playground was near a gravel bar and medium-sized Read More...

Fishing Education2022-06-29T08:54:08-08:00

July 2022 Gear Bag

Blue Fox Pixee rapala.com The Blue Fox Pixee has been a staple salmon lure for anglers in Alaska for decades. It is made to cast long distances, allowing anglers to cover a Read More...

July 2022 Gear Bag2022-07-01T08:42:27-08:00

June 2022 Gear Bag

Three Bears Alaska Grizzly Tech Dry Bags threebearsalaska.com These dry bags come in a range of sizes and options including duffels, dry bags and dry packs. Features include an airtight waterproof zipper on Read More...

June 2022 Gear Bag2022-06-03T09:14:55-08:00

Bristol Bay Guide Academy

Meet the Next Generation of Bristol Bay Flyfishing Guides Story and photos by Meghan Barker It’s 7 a.m. on opening day of fishing in Bristol Bay. A crew of sleepy, but eager teenagers Read More...

Bristol Bay Guide Academy2022-05-16T15:41:55-08:00

Seward Fishing: Alaskan Fishing Adventures

Seward fishing trips combine excellent angling, marine wildlife, scenic mountains and rugged, wild coastline. Halibut, lingcod, rockfish and salmon are all on the menu when you fish from Seward with Alaskan Fishing Adventures. Read More...

Seward Fishing: Alaskan Fishing Adventures2022-05-03T08:34:39-08:00

Restoring Cook Inlet Chinooks

Restoring Cook Inlet Chinooks Story by Marian Giannulis If you are fishing in Alaska with the hope of catching the official state fish—the Chinook, or king salmon—there’s a chance you will wet your Read More...

Restoring Cook Inlet Chinooks2022-04-12T13:24:14-08:00

Susitna Salmon Country and a 100-plus-mile Road

Story and photos by Eric Booton Susitna River tributaries are dynamic, exceedingly productive, conducive to numerous fishing techniques, and plentiful. Thousands of river miles create valuable habitat for large populations of salmon, rainbow Read More...

Susitna Salmon Country and a 100-plus-mile Road2022-04-01T12:58:55-08:00

Anchorage Sportsman Show Online

Anchorage Sportmans Show benefits are accessible to all the world with the annual Think Outside Virtual Outdoor Show. This online trade show for the Alaska sporting audience is created by Fish Alaska and Read More...

Anchorage Sportsman Show Online2022-04-07T12:37:01-08:00

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