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

June 2023 Gear Bag

Gear for fishing recommended by the Editors and expert anglers at Fish Alaska magazine. All things considered, these items are some of our current favorite gear. Sleeping bags, waders, fishing nets as Read More...

June 2023 Gear Bag2023-06-01T09:03:05-08:00

Eklutna Salmon’s Long Journey Home

River Restoration at Eklutna River Story by Eric Booton In 1929, a 70-foot-tall, 100-foot-wide concrete dam was built on the Eklutna River blocking the journey of all five species of wild Alaska Read More...

Eklutna Salmon’s Long Journey Home2023-05-26T13:25:21-08:00

The Deshka River, a Sportfish Haven and Science Subject

The Deshka River Story by Marian Giannulis It’s not easy to stand out among Alaska’s many famed and beloved rivers, but one stream in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley is of particular importance to Read More...

The Deshka River, a Sportfish Haven and Science Subject2023-06-06T06:53:31-08:00

May 2023 Gear Bag

New fishing gear is one of the exciting parts of getting ready for an upcoming fishing season. After waiting all winter, it's finally time to start getting ready. The May 2023 Gear Read More...

May 2023 Gear Bag2023-05-01T09:20:12-08:00

The Value of Patience

Nymphing the Upper Chena River, the author's daughter Courtney Carroll finished the season by finding a few late-season holdouts. © Daniel Hoffman Ready for fishing? Story by Daniel Hoffman It’s Read More...

The Value of Patience2023-04-14T16:56:12-08:00

Personal Satellite Communication Devices

Written by Marcus Weiner Over the last 25 years, I’ve travelled in the backcountry of Alaska, well beyond the reach of cellular service. In Alaska, there are far more places where you Read More...

Personal Satellite Communication Devices2023-04-07T10:29:53-08:00

The Gear You Need to Minimize Your Angler Impact

Fishing conservation story and photos by Marian Giannulis Whether you’re planning your first fishing trip to Alaska or you’re a seasoned resident angler, the basic gear you need to minimize impacts to Read More...

The Gear You Need to Minimize Your Angler Impact2023-03-06T09:50:23-09:00

Topper Popper Sheefish

This Arctic Alaska sheefish story and photos are by Dan Paull Arctic Alaska sheefish or Inconnu (derived from the French word for “unknown thing”) have been a wonder to a lot of Read More...

Topper Popper Sheefish2023-01-31T14:56:18-09:00

February 2023 Gear Bag

Fishing Gear Bag Having just the right fishing gear to tackle Alaska's waters is really important. The team at Fish Alaska has decades of experience and are excited to share what's new Read More...

February 2023 Gear Bag2023-03-27T11:23:10-08:00

Boating Accessories Part 3

Anchoring systems is the focus of Part III of the Fish Alaska vlog series on Boating Accessories. Editor George Krumm talks about items at the bow end of his boat, Read More...

Boating Accessories Part 32023-01-06T14:57:35-09:00

Big Fish Stories from Bristol Bay

Bristol Bay Big Fish Stories from 2022 Story by Meghan Barker Following a record-breaking 2022 sockeye salmon season, we checked in with Trout Unlimited Save Bristol Bay Guide Ambassadors and other friends Read More...

Big Fish Stories from Bristol Bay2022-12-26T12:34:04-09:00

Boating Accessories Part 2

Tackle organization is an important concept, when you fish from the bank or from a boat. In this video, Fish Alaska Editor George Krumm shares information how he organizes tackle Read More...

Boating Accessories Part 22022-12-01T13:53:28-09:00

Nature Knows Best

Nature Knows Best: Stream restoration recreates natural features found in healthy salmon streams Story by Marian Giannulis Photos by Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition A remote salmon stream in the Tongass National Forest, Read More...

Nature Knows Best2022-11-21T17:45:23-09:00

Boating Accessories Part 1

Boating accessories are among the most impactful items you can add to your boat to make it fish better. In this video, Fish Alaska Editor George Krumm shares information Read More...

Boating Accessories Part 12022-11-01T12:05:12-08:00


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