Fishing tools, gear, and accessories should make your time on the water efficient, easier, and sometimes more enjoyable. Here are our latest finds for fishing tools and accessories that work well in Alaska.
|Spyderco Native 5 Salt|
The Native 5 Salt is the combination of the best-selling Native 5 Lightweight platform and the amazing corrosion-resistant qualities of a nitrogen-based blade steel. The knife showcases a full-flat-ground LC200N blade in either the PlainEdge or SpyderEdge. The blade is mated to a lightweight, fiberglass-reinforced-nylon (FRN) handle with a high-strength back lock mechanism and four-position pocket clip that supports all possible carry options. The handle is high-vis yellow and incorporates Spyderco’s Bi-Directional Texture pattern to give you a solid grip in all conditions. The knife is 6.95” when open, 4” when closed, has a 2.95” blade length, and weighs 2.4 ounces.
|Work Sharp Ken Onion Elite Knife Sharpener|
Sharp matters—in the field, on the water, or on the job. Sharp knives get your job done faster, cleaner, and safer. The Elite Sharpening System is built on the base of Work Sharp’s award-winning Ken Onion Edition Knife and Tool Sharpener and the pro-upgraded Blade Grinding Attachment. Variable speeds and customized angles sharpen knives quickly and precisely. Professionally engineered 1” x 18” abrasive belts ensure clean, consistent, and cool grinds when touching up or refining any blade in your collection. This is the ultimate sharpener and will sharpen every knife you own.
|ACR Electronics ResQLink View Personal Locator Beacon|
The all new ResQLink View Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) from ACR Electronics has been professionally engineered and tested to ensure it can withstand even the harshest elements. This buoyant PLB requires no subscription for use and includes a digital display providing live status and GPS coordinates. With three levels of integrated signal technology–GPS positioning, a powerful 406 MHz signal, and 121.5 MHz homing capability–the ResQLink View quickly and accurately relays your position to a worldwide network of search-and-rescue satellites. Simply deploy the antenna, press the on button, and the beacon will guide rescuers to within 100 meters of your position.
|Skinner Sights Ladder Sight|
Skinner Sights now offers a traditional Ladder Sight that mounts on any rifle’s 3/8-inch (nominal) dovetail. It is machined from solid bars of steel and features proportional graduated lines for easy yardage reference. It is made in Montana with Skinner Sights’ famous, made-in-USA quality.
Beckman is launching a new series of nets including its first rubber-basket nets. The BN2025R measures 20” X 25” and comes with your choice of 4’, 6’, or extendable 4’-7’ or 6’-9’ handles.
|Man Gear Alaska Gen2-MTU-MOS Holster|
Man Gear Alaska is proud to produce Made-In-America products, and their line is continuing to expand. Their Gen2-MTU-MOS holsters have a patented design and provide the capability to carry a handgun with a small RMR style optic, or reflex sight. These holsters are manufactured so that the handgun can be carried with or without the optic. The Gen2-MTU-MOS line of holsters can be purchased in three colors: black, coyote brown and universal digital camouflage. Their two mag pouch option was specifically designed for the Glock Model 40 MOS with the 6-inch-long slide, but also works just as well with most other shorter-barrel handguns.
|Promar Folding Crab Trap TR-555|
Featuring four entrance doors, a tending door, and two escape rings, the Promar Folding Crab Trap makes a great choice for recreational crab enthusiasts. It is 34 inches by 22 inches by 13 inches. Constructed of vinyl-coated steel wire, this durable trap folds flat for easy transport and storage. Promar also makes all the accessories needed to deploy your traps including PVC foam floats, leaded line, bait jars and cylinders, nylon bait bags, bait cage snaps, and 4-arm trap harnesses.
|P-Line 8-inch Compression Cutters|
The P-Line Compression Cutters feature high-leverage handles for 60% more power to the cutting surface. Able to cut large hooks, line and leaders with ease, the cutters are made of carbon-steel with a nickel-plated finish for extra corrosion resistance. The large, ergonomic grips offer additional comfort for whatever the task at hand.
|Skinner Sights .45-70 BUSH PILOT Kit|
The Skinner BUSH PILOT is now available in the time-proven .45-70 Govt. The BUSH PILOT kit consists of a premium takedown lever-action carbine built to Skinner’s specs by Chiappa USA. Featuring Skinner’s rugged, reliable and accurate peep sights, this carbine breaks down and fits into a 20-inch OAL Skinner-designed case. Intended for use in a bush plane, boat, quad, snowmachine or simply tucked behind the seat in your vehicle, the BUSH PILOT can join you on any excursion. Included in the kit are essential premium survival items (Brunton compass, Doan fire-starter, Flare matches, Ontario Knife Company RAT 7 survival knife sporting the BUSH PILOT logo serial numbered to the carbine, 850 paracord, space blanket/shelter, Hexamine stove) and it all fits into the Skinner folding takedown case.
|Onyx A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket|
The Onyx A/M-24 Inflatable Life Jacket conforms to your body, yet keeps you cool in warm weather. This vest has a soft neoprene neckline for comfort, is constructed of durable fabric that resists tears and punctures, and is convertible to Auto / Manual or Manual-only inflation. The A/M-24 is U.S. Coast Guard approved and designed for persons over 80 pounds that are at least 16 years old. After use, this inflatable life jacket rearms easily with the A/M-24 Rearming Kit that is sold separately. This form-fitting life jacket offers excellent mobility while fishing, recreational boating, or paddling and comes with an attached D-ring for affixing accessories.
The Yukon Rack is a durable bunk bed / cot built in Alaska for outdoorsman in Alaska. At only 37 pounds, the Yukon Rack is one of the lightest bunk cots available. The bunk packs down into two carry bags that double as side storage compartments. Design features allow the cot to be set-up in just a few minutes. Whether throwing it in a bush plane, ATV, or boat, the rugged design will provide a stable sleeping platform for all of your needs.
|EGO Kryptek S2 Slider Large Deep Rubber Landing Net|
The EGO Kryptek S2 Slider Large Deep Rubber Landing Net comes with the revolutionary S2 slider extension handle technology and features the highly desirable Kryptek camo pattern. With a simple pull or push of the S2 Slider handle grip, it gives the savvy angler real-time control of the handle extension length throughout the fish capturing process. The innovative modular platform also allows the handle to detach, providing interchangeability of attachment tools and compact storage. The handle extends from 29- to 60 inches, and the net has a load capacity of 30 pounds when retracted, 24 pounds under partial extension and 20 pounds at full extension. It only weighs 3.35 pounds and boasts a large 19” x 21” hoop size with a 24” deep bag that stretches under a load.
|Eagle Claw Shappell Jet Sled|
This line of sleds comes in six different sizes, including three heavy-duty models and two UV-resistant camo versions. These sleds are great for ice fishing and serve as a general hauling tool for hunting, landscaping, work and play. Made with rugged high-density polyethylene, these thermo-formed sleds are constructed to run over variable terrain. The molded runners are built to offer extra strength and stability while the optional hitch allows for towing with an ATV or snowmachine. Optional accessories include a universal and heavy-duty hitch, wear bar kit for extended life, travel cover (offered in black and camo) and flip shelter.