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Category: Freshwater

Freshwater Fishing in Alaska

With countless miles of rivers and over 3 million lakes, Fish Alaska contributors are hard at work to cover the vast array of freshwater fisheries for readers below.

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Russian River, Quartz Creek, Deep Creek, Kasilof River, Anchor River, and of course the Kenai River are all world-class fisheries that host thousands of anglers who come annually for the sole purpose of fishing one or several of these systems. The Sterling Highway deserves a stoke award for the heavy hitters that it runs along […]

For as many Septembers as I can think back, I’ve gone fall rainbow fishing with Alaska Drift Away Fishing on the Kenai River in search of Walter, their nickname for an elusive, giant, 30-plus-inch K

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By Dr. Wally Balcerzak When you are in the planning stages, prior to booking a stay at Anglers’ Lodge for your Alaskan fishing adventure, you may feel overwhelmed. “So many trips- so little time” may be what goes through your mind.  When we planned our trip in 2017 that’s what I was thinking. Anglers Lodge […]

Over the last few seasons while fishing for silver salmon I have found good success in using a small spinner blade in front of my herring. Now, for some, going through the “trouble” of adding a bl

A guide to Kenai River Fishing Etiquette: Some helpful points to avoid being “that guy” by Nick Ohlrich                   We’ve all been there, j

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Trolling 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. Rigging and fishing spinners in these areas is a pretty […]

Vehicles are parked everywhere that is legal and within trudging distance to the Promised Land, which in this case is the mouth of the Kenai River. Every year it seems the spectacle of hopeful fishers

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Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization offering support and educational fly-fishing retreats for women with breast cancer, is excited to partner with fishing outfitter and rod manufacturer Tycoon Tackle, Inc., which operates from Charlottesville, VA. Tycoon Tackle has committed to building an unlimited quantity of custom co-branded rods named “The Martha Ann” in honor of […]

Here’s a fisherman’s frustration. Just as the weather turns warm, and you get the fishing bug, you realize it’s still not time to fish, at least on a river. Unless you’re a lit

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I am what you would call a low-impact fisherman, low-impact in the same sense that walking is a low-impact exercise and a recliner is a low-impact way to play football. I’m getting old…and I’m lazy…and those two characteristics combine to cause me to find the path of least resistance in all activities, and that includes […]

Blog Post by Scott Haugen This blog post comes to us from Fish Alaska contributing editor Scott Haugen, whose many angling books are available at his website. Silver salmon are one of Alaska’s most

Productive Winter Pike Fishing Strategies Story and photos by Tom Gruenwald Northern pike. Geographically, there may be more widespread species, but globally, I can’t think of one more commonly asso

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