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Alaska Fish Conservation

Alaska fish conservation is paramount to us at Fish Alaska, and here you can read about Kenai kings, Trout Unlimited, Pebble Mine, the Susitna River, and how to catch and release the right way.

Kenai River King Counts: Mischief Mismanaged

Kenai Late-run King Mismanagement. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has the monumental job of managing the fisheries of the largest state—by far—in the country. They do this in a place Read More...

Kenai River King Counts: Mischief Mismanaged2022-01-05T14:57:22-09:00

Conservation-Minded Traveler

written by Dave Atcheson photos by Bruce King   Bruce King, a recently retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, is an avid traveler and adventurer, as well as a diehard angler, who could Read More...

Conservation-Minded Traveler2021-12-27T13:24:58-09:00

The Yakutat Fish Factory

Every year anglers flock to Yakutat to cast their chance at catching a trophy steelhead or to fill their freezer with wild salmon. Most of these anglers likely know that Yakutat is Read More...

The Yakutat Fish Factory2021-12-03T10:59:30-09:00

The Western Native Trout Challenge in Alaska

Meet Alaska’s native trout species and the angler who pursued them during a single visit Story by Marian Giannulis Photos by Daniel A. Ritz/@Jacks_Experience_Trading An Arctic Grayling caught by Daniel, a Read More...

The Western Native Trout Challenge in Alaska2021-09-27T14:30:42-08:00

Eklutna River Salmon

The Eklutna River currently has less than one percent of its historic summertime stream flow, which is woefully inadequate to support fish and maintain healthy fish habitat.

Eklutna River Salmon2021-07-29T09:47:13-08:00

The Conscious Angler

The Conscious Anglerby Dave Atcheson Caring for our rivers and fisheries now ensures that future generations have the same great fishing opportunities we do today. © Nelli Williams Fishing, for many Read More...

The Conscious Angler2021-06-21T11:35:04-08:00

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

Changing Climate in America’s Salmon Forest

A Changing Climate in America’s Salmon ForestStory by Mark Hieronymus The before and after pictures of a rain-on-snow flood. The arrow in the lower image indicates where the new channel formed during Read More...

Changing Climate in America’s Salmon Forest2021-05-18T11:09:40-08:00

Handling Trout

The Importance of Proper Handling of a Trophy TroutBy Nigel Fox, Alaska Drift Away Fishing Reviving a rainbow while measuring length on the measuring board. If there is one thing we Read More...

Handling Trout2021-05-06T10:08:03-08:00

Hope for Resurrection Creek

Resurrection Creek BlogStory by Jenny Weis, Trout Unlimited Alaska Hope for Resurrection Creek A good bet for anyone in search of a spot to take a kid to catch their first salmon is Read More...

Hope for Resurrection Creek2021-04-01T09:18:56-08:00

Regional Groups Build Resilient Fisheries, Communities Across Alaska

Nationwide, fish-habitat projects taken on by regional groups called Fish Habitat Partnerships are changing communities for the better through research, restoration, protection, and education.

Regional Groups Build Resilient Fisheries, Communities Across Alaska2021-01-27T09:10:58-09:00

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