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


As we are all well aware, this season’s returns of king salmon to the Kenai and the Kasilof Rivers as well as all other rivers throughout Cook Inlet may be the lowest ever recorded. Not only are returning numbers of fish so low that sport fishing has been prohibited on many watersheds, it may be so low that it actually threatens the sustainability of these stocks well into the foreseeable future. Can anyone envision Alaska without the magnificent king salmon that have returned to our coastal bays and rivers for centuries? [Read Full Post....]
Besides fresh Alaskan fish and seafood, there is little I love more to eat than fresh, organic, locally-grown produce and while they are equally marvelous separate, together they can make a meal of superior taste and nutritional value. While shopping at the farmer’s market in South Anchorage on a Saturday morning in July... [Read Full Post....]
For some reason, people equate Spey rods to long casts. Sure, you can cast great distances with your two-handed rod, but that is not the main advantage of using one. In fact, much of the time anglers actually end up casting too far, making the Spey’s ability to toss line a disadvantage! [Read Full Post....]