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


One of the coolest things about rainbow trout fishing in Alaska is the opportunity to catch fish on many different flies and beads. The diverse bio-system that Alaska’s rivers have to offer includes flies, larva, smolt, eggs, salmon flesh and even the occasional mouse. As fishermen it is our job to “match the hatch” and find the right fly or bead for the day. [Read Full Post....]
by Nick Ohlrich, We’ve all been there, just about to drop into that perfect drift where you were surely going to hook the fish of a lifetime; then enters “that guy.” “That guy” comes in many forms, the low-holer, the motor right-over-the-fish guy, the courtesy slow down and produce a tsunami-sized wake then speed back up guy, and the list goes on and on. [Read Full Post....]
By Spinner Dave, Trolling with spinners is definitely not at the top of most anglers’ lists when they think of methods for fishing for Alaska’s king salmon. Largely overlooked, spinners can be used in a trolling application in saltwater and tidal estuary (bays and tidewater) fisheries with good success. [Read Full Post....]