Dr Brian Cin and staff provide vision care services and products in East Anchorage. They offer lens and frames, contact lens, vision correction, and diagnose and treat eye diseases, eye conditions and vision problems. Like manyFish Alaskamagazine advertisers, Dr. Cin is an avid angler.
If you’re looking for an Alaska travel deal, Afognak Wilderness Lodge offers one of the most unique experiences on the continent. The land & marine wildlife viewing/photography, sea kayaking and, of course, fresh & saltwater fishing expeditions are part of a fantastic nature-tour vacation.
Nick has based the company around helping people with all their specific needs like fish storage, shipping out large moose antlers and meat, or getting your gear where it needs to be. They are here to help you enjoy your time in Alaska and not worry about the stressful stuff.
Our Alaska Canoe & Campground home is close to the entrance of the Kenai Canoe Trail System, and the Kenai River so it did not take long until folks were asking us to help them get into the remote lakes and trails and also on the Kenai River in the hunt for salmon and trout.
The Nushagak River is Alaska’s most prolific river for Alaska king salmon fishing and this river also receives huge runs of chrome bright chum salmon and sockeye salmon. All anglers are welcome, they offer Alaska fly fishing guides and conventional tackle guided fishing.
Alaska Mining & Diving Supply (AMDS) is Alaska’s premier supplier of outdoor powersports products, and they’re proud to be a premier dealer for Can-Am, Evinrude, Honda, Jetcraft, Lowe, Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo, C-Dory Boats, Sea Sport Boats and Yamaha. They offer ATVs, boats, generators, metal detectors, mining equipment, outboards, snowmobiles and watercraft, and they service what we sell! They’ve been dedicated to satisfying their customers since 1976, and are looking forward to helping you find the perfect equipment for you.
Tune in to watch as some of Alaska’s best outdoor enthusiasts team up against the challenges of the state’s rugged terrain and harsh conditions. Cameras capture the breathtaking images and scenery of some of Alaska’s most remote frontiers as these teams explore, hunt and fish in The Last Frontier.
Founded by Tim Anderson in 1997, AK Performance RV & Marine has provided service to RV and marine customers in the Anchorage Bowl. They offer a wide range of RV services, are the factory outlet for Bigfoot RV and are a factory authorized Cannon and Scotty downrigger repair center.
Guided fishing with Alaska Premier Charters is an awesome angling experience! Whether you’re a novice or extreme angler, you’ll appreciate their great guiding staff, top-quality sport-fishing gear and boats, and incredible sport-fishing action.
Located 100 miles by float plane northwest of Ketchikan, the lodge is nestled in an isolated cove on the north side of Heceta Island in Sea Otter Sound surrounded by spectacular wilderness scenery! They give their fishermen & women a high-end self-guided fishing experience with the best in boats, fishing rods & tackle, even valet boat parking when you return in the evening.
Effective, precise management assures Alaska’s fisheries are productive, sustainable, clean, and healthy-as mandated by the Alaska state government. Since admittance into the Union as the 49th state in 1959, Alaska has served as a model of fisheries management around the globe. One reason for this is that Alaska remains the lone state in the nation with a constitutional mandate stipulating all fish “be utilized, developed and maintained on the sustained yield principle.”
Alaska Seaplanes is the premier commuter airline of Southeast Alaska. Operating from a hub in Juneau, Alaska Seaplanes serves the markets of: Angoon, Elfin Cove, Excursion Inlet, Gustavus, Haines, Hoonah, Juneau, Kake, Klawock, Pelican, Sitka, Skagway, and Tenakee Springs on a year round basis.
Ken’s goals are clear; he wants to help his clients achieve the dream of home ownership. He understands the rapidly changing market and the programs available. Ken has 20 years of mortgage lending experience and his client’s benefit from the best loans at the best rates.
The Holitna River Lodge is located 238 miles SW of Anchorage in the core of Alaska bush country and is on a spectacular waterway with hundreds of miles of river to fish and hunt from. They stage their fishing and hunting adventures from Holitna River Lodge. They are strategically located in the “Heart” of Alaska featuring a 2,300 foot runway for their Cessna 206 and Super Cub, 3 duplex cabins, 4 private cabins, 20 boats, a beautiful garden, and a big main lodge.
It’s the Kenai Peninsula where anglers go when seeking trophy-class fishing for salmon and halibut. More kings over 70 lbs. have been landed there than in all other parts of Alaska combined! Experienced, professional guides and world-class Alaska fishing that will literally take your breath away await you.
Alaskan Wilderness Outfitting Company offers both guided and unguided trips to the pristine waters of Prince William Sound, the wild lakes and rivers of the Wrangell Mountains and the untamed wilderness of the North Gulf Coast. You choose the fish you want to catch and the accommodations you prefer, and we’ll make it happen.
This lodge is located in the Bristol Bay area near the southern boundary of the Wood-Tikchik State Park, the largest state park in the nation. They offer fishing trip packages for King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Pink Salmon, Chum Salmon, native Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Grayling, Dolly Varden and Northern Pike.
Fishing the Neck Lake outlet silver salmon run is an experience every angler should have. The run is 50,000 fish strong and begins as early as mid-June! Our new cabins are located on the best hole of the outlet, and offer prime opportunity for fly and spin fisherman alike.
American Maple Inc. is headquartered in Gardena, California and is a leading global manufacturer of fishing tackle and outdoor products. We have over 60 years of manufacturing and product development experience and currently manufacture more than 500 products under the Promar and Ahi USA brands.
Since 2003, Angler West TV has brought relevant, interesting and informative fishing related programing to West Coast and national viewers. With the highest ratings of any fishing show airing on the west coast, AWTV continues to deliver the type of programing that inspires viewers to get out there and go fishing themselves.
Their location is remote – no roads or crowds…just unbelievable fishing, spectacular scenery, and an abundance of wildlife. Their years of experience (over 20 years in business) and guest/guide ratio (2:1) ensure plenty of individual attention, and an Alaskan fishing program tailored to your expectations.
You can count on Ashbreez Boatworks. They are your partner for your boat repair and system installation needs. Additionally, they will meet with you for professional consultations and always keep your wishes and needs the focus of their work. They’ll take time for you!
Durable construction and functional design are built into every Beckman net. Produced for the discriminating fisherman, they use only the best materials including drawn aluminum handles, super-strong reliable hoops, and the finest high-tech net materials.
Catch chrome Kings in June from our remote lodge on Shulin Lake. Choose from a bounty of choices in July or join us in Iliamna in the fall for trophy rainbow fishing. Custom trips can be either all-inclusive or self-guided. Drop-offs to prime fishing and hunting spots are available! Your adventure starts here!
Big Dan’s Fishing Charters offers salt water fishing for halibut, salmon, rockfish, and lingcod. They have an excellent reputation and customer return rates are high. They offer full day halibut/salmon charters and also long-range halibut/salmon/rockfish charters.
Bissell specializes in fishing-related business insurance. They’re an independent agency with over 40 years of experience representing many different insurance carriers. They’re dedicated to providing the most competitive pricing available with efficient personal customer service.
They supply all match 5.56 ammunition for the US Military’s Service Rifle Teams and provide specialty ammunition for specific military operations. Their success also hinges on providing reasonably priced .223 and Cowboy Action ammunition in more calibers than any other company. Serious shooters use Black Hills Ammo.
Bottom Line Charters is a group of experienced US Coast Guard licensed charter operators who possess a life time passion for fishing. Their boats are custom designed 28? Alumawelds, powered by twin Mercury outboard motors. These vessels are Coast Guard inspected with enclosed cabins, toilet facilities, heated, and state of the art electronics for safe navigation and maximum fishing potential in Cook Inlet. Your trip with them will include bait, tackle, fish filleting and top-quality rods and reels. The charter runs 6 to 8 hours depending on the tide, weather, and package option. The waters of Cook Inlet provide world-class salmon and halibut fishing. The average halibut weights 25 pounds with many caught over 100 pounds.
Overlooking Ship Creek, Bridge Seafood focuses on Alaskan seafood including salmon, halibut, rockfish, crab, shrimp, and oysters. All of their entreés are served with their smoked salmon spread, sourdough rolls and all-you-can-eat starter bar which includes tanner crab, smoked salmon and fresh salads.
They open the door to locations so exhilarating and so unimaginable, you have to experience them to believe them. Getting there is worth the trek. They make it easy; you’ll earn bragging rights, and take home tales that will inspire and amaze. These life-changing experiences become a part of your fabric—stories and adventures you’ll want to share, whether it’s for renewal, escape, adventure, or reward.
When you live or work around water as much as we do, you develop the deepest understanding of comfort and warmth. Caddis designers are more than “designers.” They’re anglers, hunters, sportsmen and women that spend as much time in the field as they do the office.
For over 30 years,ClackaCrafthas been producing drift boats for Professional Fishing Guides and Anglers alike. Engineered to last alifetime, our fiberglass drift boats are skillfully built by true craftsmen from state of the art materials and ever-evolving technology.
If you’re one who appreciates some of life’s finer pleasures, then make it a point to visit Club Paris and treat yourself to a huge mouth-watering steak, char-broiled to perfection and unequaled in tenderness and flavor. Only the finest fresh beef is used and all steaks are individually cut and aged on the premises. We are noted for our fresh Alaskan seafood, as well, featuring Halibut and Red King Crab, the finest crab available.
Located in Talkeetna, they offer custom overnight fish and float trips for those who want to experience Alaska’s river fishing at its best. Their day trips cover several miles of many local streams. Their guides are experienced in both fly & conventional fishing, so let them know your preference and they will take care of you. Fly-fishing lessons are available for the beginner or novice fly fisher.
Alaska’s largest marine dealer, Dewey’s is your one-stop shop for Yamaha outboards, EZ Loader trailers, HewesCraft, Duckworth, SeaArk, G-3, Lund and River Hawk boats. For more than 50 years now, Dewey’s has been serving Alaska’s boating crowd and continues to lead the way, specializing in only the best marine products. Located in Anchorage at 311 E. 76th Avenue.
Founded in Denver, Colorado in 1925, the Wright & McGill Co. is solely owned by Lee McGill. They continue to manufacture all of their world-famous fishhooks in Denver, Colorado and are extremely proud to be the only brand of fishhooks Made in the USA! They are proud stewards of a 90+ year American legacy and the most recognizable brand name in all of fishing.
This property is very conveniently located in the middle of the Kenai Peninsula. Just minutes away from the small town conveniences such as restaurants, groceries, etc., Eagle’s Eye Vacation Rentals is a great base accommodation for your whole Alaskan vacation. From halibut and salmon fishing to white water rafting to bird watching, guided or not, this is it! You could be just about any where on the Kenai Peninsula and do just about anything you can dream of with very little effort and minimal time frames.
Kate & Justin are fishing guides in Alaska, Oregon, and Southern Baja. They love fishing, hunting, and their yellow lab, Kada. Their travels have taken them around the world, and utilizing those experiences they work to provide the best guided trips, travel planning, and logistics possible. Join them on one of their adventures and see why they’re such a great team.
Highway 3 Angler LLC is a fly fishing guide service operating in the Susitna Valley. They offer full-day fly fishing float trips, half-day walk and wade fly fishing trips on their home waters on the east side of the Susitna River. Target species include rainbow trout, grayling, coho salmon, chum salmon, and pink salmon.
They have been introducing guests to the wonders of Chichagoff Island Since 2000. They strive to provide guests with all the comforts of home while getting to experience Alaska at its best. The Icy Strait Lodge is located in a very beautiful area of Hoonah and operates year-round.
Kenai River Suites is located in the heart of Soldotna! Not only do you have your very own private riverfront fishing & lodging but they are walking distance to shopping, restaurants & the beautiful Soldotna Creek Park. There are 9 two-bedroom suites boasting and a beautiful one-bedroom ultimate Jacuzzi suite. This room has a Jacuzzi tub in the bedroom with French doors so you can lie in bed & look out at the gorgeous glacier-fed Kenai River. All units have a full kitchen with everything you need & a nice cozy living area to relax in after a long day fishing or exploring the Peninsula!
King Salmondeaux Lodge is a fisherman’s dream come true. Located at mile 26.5 of the world-famous Kenai River, and featuring over 700 feet of prime river frontage, this is the place where world records are set. The lodge currently consists of five beautiful riverside cabins, four roadside cabins and two new deluxe cabins.
Our world-class Kodiak Island hunting and fishing is located in Old Harbor, Alaska, notably one of Alaska’s best king salmon and halibut fishing destinations and definitely one of the world’s best places to hunt Sitka black-tail deer and sea ducks like king eider. The secret is out!
Kodiak Legends Lodge takes the definition of luxury fishing lodges in Alaska to a whole new level. Complete with welcoming accommodations, scrumptious homemade meals, tons of activities, expert guides, and all the fishing equipment you need, it sets the scene for an incredible experience.
LeeLock Anchor Systems is located in Ferndale, WA. “All the materials I use come from the US, and the products are manufactured and assembled right here in the shop. It’s very important to me that LeeLock Anchor Systems and accessories are made in the USA.” Eric Jungblom, owner.
They deliver high-quality meat processing and jerky making equipment and supplies to the do-it-yourselfer outdoorsman and home processor at a competitive price. Their wide array of products allows the home processor to make delicious sausage, jerky and other meat products, all the while controlling the healthy content of the foods they provide for their family and friends.
The waterfront location of Leonard’s Landing Lodge is dominated by the view of the spectacular Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains that stretch from West to East just north of Yakutat, Alaska. Yakutat is located on MontI Bay along the south side of Yakutat Bay not far from where it cuts in from the Gulf of Alaska.
Log Cabin Sporting Goods is the leading supplier of sporting goods on Prince of Wales Island since 1996. On your next trip to Prince of Wales, let Log Cabin outfit your next fishing, camping or hunting expedition. They are proud to supply you with every outdoor amenity required to fulfill your trek.
Life is beautiful and the fishing’s great on the Kenai River. To make the most of your time in Alaska and truly enjoy the State’s many attractions, a comfortable place to rest, is a necessity. Bob and Ronica, father and daughter, offer their homey and relaxing river-front home for your use. Enjoy the Captain’s Quarters, the Trout House and/or the Scenic Riverfront Room as your Kenai River base.
Major Marine Tours offers world-class wildlife and glacier cruises to two of the most beautiful places in Alaska: Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound. They are a locally-owned, family company celebrating over 25 years of sharing the beauty of Alaska with their guests. See tidewater glaciers, stunning scenery, whales, and abundant wildlife from their cruises departing from the scenic harbor towns of Seward and Whittier.
Man Gear Alaska, LLC is a small family run partnership. They do believe that it is still possible to maintain a manufacturing facility in the U.S, and strive to keep goods made in America; at this time still made in Alaska. Their goal in manufacturing these holsters is to provide a rugged, high quality, handcrafted product, with real people whom the consumer can contact for questions.
Designed to set in very hard or grassy bottoms, the Mantus Boat Anchor has been extensively tested against the competition and will provide you with the best performance, guaranteed. No other boat anchor on the market can set as rapidly, reliably and securely.
Mossy’s Fly Shop is Family Owned and Operated – Located in the heart of Anchorage, Alaska and is the best in town for Customer service!!We have everything you need to bring in that trophy King, Rainbow, or whatever you’re after with a fly. We carry Simms, Echo, Hatch, a premium assortment of Alaska flies, and our coffee pot is always hot.
We founded the Naknek River Camp on the basic premise that Alaska was just too amazing to be kept as a playground for the rich. We set out to create Alaska’s Affordable Alternative, featuring 8 comfortable cabins located within Katmai National Park, at the outlet of Naknek Lake.
Unlike other “rotary vises” that simply “rotate” to position the hook, the Norvise is designed to “spin” the hook to apply material. With the hook shank held in perfect alignment with the axis of rotation (on centerline) it works like a lathe and provides for better thread tension control and more precise material placement.
With an average of 100,000 king salmon returning each year, the Nushagak River sees the world’s largest Chinook run! The Nushagak River also boasts major runs of silvers and Nushagak River Adventures is a top-quality lodge with experienced fishing guides, new, permanent cabins and all new gear and equipment. Casual dining with masterful cuisine top the list of amenities. Relax with Nushagak River Adventures and enjoy a salmon fishing experience unparalleled.
By the end of spring, when the days get longer and warmer, the musk ox begins shedding its fine Qiviut. It is then brought a small stall in the barn for hand- combing by the herdsmen.
Stop by for your fishing, hunting, camping and hiking products, and to purchase your bait, fishing and hunting licenses. Inventory includes outdoor clothing including Nike, Woolrich, Helly Hansen, XTRATUF and Rocky Brand Products.
P-Line immediately caught the attention of both freshwater and saltwater anglers. Its copolymer based technology delivered a thin diameter, soft, supple fishing line that brought many advantages into one line. It improved casting distances, gave a more natural presentation to lures and baits and allowed for increased line capacity on reels.
Located on the northwest portion of Chichagof Island, approximately 100 miles west of Juneau and 90 miles north of Sitka, Pelican is considered to be the starting point to visit the Chichagof & Yakobi Island Wilderness Area. Founded as a commercial fish processing site in 1938 the town’s fish plant adopted the logo “closest to the fish”, a claim Pelican retains to this day.
At Petro Marine Services, they pride themselves on serving the unique petroleum needs of a broad range of Alaskan industries, including: fishing, home fuel sales, power generation, petroleum, tourism, timber, construction, mining, and retail gasoline. And they do it in some of the harshest and most challenging environments on earth.
The sweet smell of success lingers long after the scent of fish slime fades. Tens of millions of walleye, trout, bass, wahoo, snook and tarpon later, Rapala continues to stand the test of time.
We realize your Alaskan fishing experience is extremely important to you. The amount of effort you put into the planning, the cost, the time you take off all weigh on your decision. You want this trip to be the best possible experience. Our guides are kind people and passionate fishermen and we will flat out work our hardest to outperform your expectations. The Kanektok (aka the Chosen River) is a fly fisherman’s dream. The river is the perfect size and provides outstanding spawning grounds for all five species of Alaskan Pacific salmon. A magical place by any account, its ability to support wildlife and sustain natural populations of WILD fish truly set it apart. In the clear waters of the Kanektok, anglers will find king, coho, sockeye, chum and pink salmon, as well as trophy-sized native rainbow trout, arctic char, grayling, and dolly varden. Please visit our website and give us a call.
Welded aluminum jet boats are quickly being recognized as one of the best ways to get from A to Z on water. Whether you’re looking for speed, maneuverability, durability or simply a great design these welded aluminum jet boats have got it all.
Salamander Sinkers was founded by an avid angler who was plagued with the issue of replacing terminal tackle while fishing his favorite fishing spot. Each trip he would lose dozens of rigs and wanted a better solution. Much thought and planning was devoted to the formation of a product that would avoid snags as well as protect the fishing environment from lead pollution.
Original designs by two young Alaskan fishermen, born and inspired by the wilderness of Alaska and the sustainable fisheries of the North Pacific. Salmon Sisters products are designed and created in Alaska, inspired by nautical tradition, and made for a community of fishermen, adventurers, and ocean-enthusiasts.
Sea Eagles are light, compact, easy to carry and extremely durable. Easily checked as luggage or stowed in a car. Sea Eagles travel to almost any body of water, be it local or thousands of miles away. Whether looking to explore nearby waterways, fish remote lakes or getaway to a tropical paradise – Sea Eagle inflatables can take you there!
You may rest assured that your vessel will be in good hands due to the trained and committed captains they have on staff. Their commitment to safety and customer satisfaction has helped make them the leading and most respected marine assistance provider in the world.
Alaska Silvertip Lodge and Cabins is the perfect home base for your fishing and sightseeing adventures on the Kenai Peninsula. Their 6 cabins are nestled in 8.5 acres of old-growth forest on a beautifully maintained property. Their Alaska cabin rentals are the perfect solution for all your Kenai Peninsula vacation needs!
We didn’t go into business to rake in a mountain of dough we’re here for more selfish reasons- indulging our passion for creating knives. Spyderco is definitely out of the norm in the knife industry in our dedication to researching and developing fresh, improved and better performing materials all with function and reliability being key.
From heavy-duty rain gear to quality hiking and work boots, come see the fine folks at Sweeney’s, longtime Alaska community residents.
Here, in the Bristol Bay Watershed, you will find incomparable rainbow trout fishing, as well as lake trout, pike, dolly varden, arctic char and arctic grayling. Talarik Creek Lodge has all the transportation tools necessary to get you on the fish. Depending on species, season and drainage, as well as specific itineraries, boats, aircraft and 4-wheel drive vehicles are utilized to transport clients from the lodge to the fishing areas.
Ship Creek’s only one-stop shop for fishing rentals, bait, tackle and snacks, The Bait Shack has everything you need for a day’s salmon fishing on Anchorage’s premier urban stream, from rods and reels to hip boots. They offer instruction and guiding. For winter visitors, also available for rent are complete ice-fishing kits, which include sleds, augers, chairs, ice-fishing rod-and-reel setups and tackle.
Sit back, relax and watch the floatplanes come and go on scenic Lake Spenard against a backdrop of beautiful mountains. A stay at The Lakefront Anchorage will undoubtedly include many inspirational moments in this tranquil setting. Stay close to the action at this contemporary Alaskan hotel, one mile (1.6km) from the Anchorage Ted Stevens International Airport and four miles (6.4km) from downtown Anchorage.
Offering all your fuel and grocery needs in the valley, Three Bears Alaska also provides a full line of hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor equipment at their statewide outpost locations in Chugiak, Kenai, Meadow Lakes, Palmer 4 Corners, Tok and Wasilla KGB.
TU is a national organization with about 300,000 members and supporters organized into over 400 chapters and councils from Maine to Montana to Alaska. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected staff of lawyers, policy experts, and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices nationwide. These conservation professionals ensure that TU is at the forefront of fisheries restoration work at the local, state and national levels.
Our Cold Fold products are designed to provide you with an insulated product to transport your fresh or frozen perishable products. Our Cold Fold products range from a self contained easy set up box with a foil/bubble liner glued inside to create a self contained shipping box or we can offer you a stock or custom made Cold Fold box or just the foil/bubble liner bag made specifically for your box.
Valdez is a must for your Alaska vacation itinerary. The crashing glaciers and towering Chugach mountains rising from the sea make Valdez absolutely picturesque. Come and see the spectacular natural beauty that entices people from around the world to visit.
Valdez – The silver salmon run was strong from the Valdez Women’s Silver Salmon Derby through the end of the regular silver derby in Valdez. Anglers couldn’t seem to miss with silvers distributed throughout the Sound in large numbers. Fishing from shore at Allison Point was especially good the last weeks of the derby.
With active charter history in the area since 1997, we have more than twice the experience of most competitors. With Whittier Marine Charters you can rest assured that you’re in the hands of serious fishermen with the reputation and over a decade’s worth of satisfied customers to prove it.
XTRATUF isn’t just any boot. It’s no wannabe, or look-alike – it’s the original, 100% waterproof boot worn by Alaskan fisherman for over 50 years. They call it the Alaskan Sneaker. XTRATUF makes essential gear engineered to withstand the world’s toughest conditions, and to protect people who put their lives on the line to live and work on the water.
The beautiful thing about Yakutat Lodge is that trips are tailored to the desires of the visitors. Fishing is always included in your package, so you can divvy up the number of days between the river and the salt. Or you can choose to tour and see some of the majestic Gulf Coast on trips like the flight-seeing tours of the Hubbard Glacier.