Alaska Fishing Gear Blog

Fish Alaska magazine contributors love gear and here you can learn about rain gear, sonar systems, fly-tying materials, and more.

Fishing Equipment: February 2024 Gear Bag

Fishing equipment of superior quality not only performs better but also provides a level of comfort that can make a day on the water much more enjoyable. Whether you're a seasoned angler Read More...

Fishing Equipment: February 2024 Gear Bag2024-01-31T11:49:40-09:00

Fishing Accessories: January Gear Bag

The right fishing accessories increase the success and enjoyment of every angling experience. A well-equipped angler understand the importance of selecting the right gear. From boat decks to footwear there are many Read More...

Fishing Accessories: January Gear Bag2023-12-29T14:44:13-09:00

October/November 2023 Gear Bag

Fishing supplies and fishing gear selected for the rivers and saltwater of Alaska. No matter the season, the right footwear is especially important to a good experience fishing. We have selected several Read More...

October/November 2023 Gear Bag2023-11-01T10:53:17-08:00

August/September 2023 Gear Bag

As the peak of summer gives way to August and September the last of the salmon runs come and go and autumn fishing begins in September. Our editors have selected some of Read More...

August/September 2023 Gear Bag2023-08-17T11:54:58-08:00

July 2023 Gear Bag

Salmon fishing gear, and the gear you'll need for other species, always include rods and fillet knives. In addition to those, we've included some summer footwear and a couple off road vehicles Read More...

July 2023 Gear Bag2023-07-27T09:48:37-08:00

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 Bag2023-07-27T09:49:22-08:00

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

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

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

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

January 2022 Gear Bag

In the January 2022 Gear bag we at Fish Alaska are going to look at some great products for the recreational shellfish angler, including a boat, cooler and even a cookstove to cook Read More...

January 2022 Gear Bag2021-12-27T13:24:33-09:00

Jason Rivers: Tying, Unconventionally

Aside from doling out hours to the fly-tying vise, Jason Rivers manages a small conglomerate of fishing and tackle operations.

Jason Rivers: Tying, Unconventionally2021-08-04T09:43:19-08:00

George Krumm: Behind the Vice

Krumm’s stillwater forte was particularly intriguing, not just because he has racked up an impressive resume of big fish using nothing but his wits, his flies, and his float tube..

George Krumm: Behind the Vice2021-06-30T11:14:18-08:00

Best Kids Gear for Alaska’s Outdoor Families: Plus a Few Tips

https://youtu.be/zVk5ezj-06g by Melissa Norris and Nelli Williams Best kids boots, coats, rainwear, waders and more as rated by the creators of Fish Alaska magazine. Two Alaska Moms offer their sage advice as industry Read More...

Best Kids Gear for Alaska’s Outdoor Families: Plus a Few Tips2021-06-22T12:45:02-08:00
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