Alaska Ice-Fishing Blog

Here we bring you valuable advice on exciting Ice Fishing Trips, How-to catch Rainbow Trout, and Choosing the Right Fishing Shelters, Augers, Gear and Tackle

Pro Tips: Hard Water Success

Ice flies are versatile and suitable for targeting many species, but sometimes fish stop biting the tried and true presentation. When the bite slows down, mix up your method to see more Read More...

Pro Tips: Hard Water Success2024-02-07T11:56:24-09:00

Sheefish Primer

Sheefish Primer Blog by Paul D. Atkins Many people ask me about sheefish—what they’re like to catch, eat, how cold it is, but mostly they ask how they can go about getting a Read More...

Sheefish Primer2021-02-03T14:11:39-09:00

5 Must-Haves for Ice Fishing

Ice fishing is great way to get the family outside when the lakes are frozen. Here is a short list of 5 must haves to make your time on the ice more pleasant Read More...

5 Must-Haves for Ice Fishing2018-05-24T10:20:15-08:00

After the Storm

The sharp crack followed a dull thud spread a smile across my face as my fishing partner looked out the window to see if the offending tree had hurt anything. She asked, “What's Read More...

After the Storm2018-10-21T22:32:02-08:00

Icefishing Shelters

Arguably, ice fishing in Alaska has a few reasons why it is nowhere near as popular when compared to the open water season. Two of which are cold freezing temperatures and bitter arctic Read More...

Icefishing Shelters2018-08-20T16:19:55-08:00

Alaska Ice Fishing: The One That Got Away

After a belated start to frosty temperatures on the Kenai Peninsula and a late November deer-hunting expedition to the Midwest, I finally enjoyed my first prosperous Alaska ice fishing adventure of the season. Read More...

Alaska Ice Fishing: The One That Got Away2018-10-14T21:29:24-08:00

Cold Water Trout: Trophies Through the Ice

Sitting in the morning sun, icefishing trout has to be among the most relaxing fishing experience available; that is, unless your fishing partner happens to be a rabid ice-fishing derby participant. Four years Read More...

Cold Water Trout: Trophies Through the Ice2018-08-20T15:41:04-08:00

Ice Fishing Lines

Blog Post by Troy Letherman Clearly, serious hard-water anglers will need to choose lines dedicated to ice fishing. While many modern superlines will suffice in a pinch and offer some of the characteristics Read More...

Ice Fishing Lines2017-10-10T13:15:27-08:00

Last-Place Winner

As we planned for our first ice fishing derby we had no idea we could have left the tackle box at home and did just the same. Blog Post by Jehnifer Ehmann We Read More...

Last-Place Winner2018-10-14T21:36:33-08:00


The Adventures of Mac Lightfoot Mac Lightfoot and his good buddy Silver Fox greeted the day with frozen smiles, numbed fingers and sub-zero temperatures. On the menu was an hour plus ride by Read More...

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