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Flies & Techniques for Alaska’s Fall Trout

by Troy Letherman The hallmark of fishing for rainbow trout in the Last Frontier lies in the species’ highly migratory nature—and in their reliance on the life cycle of the Pacific salmon for food. However, Read More...

Flies & Techniques for Alaska’s Fall Trout2017-11-29T09:09:43-09:00

Fish Finder, Friend or Foe?

A fish finder is an instrument used to locate fish underwater by detecting reflected pulses of sound energy. Today’s standards use a graphical display to locate schools of fish, temperature, debris and the Read More...

Fish Finder, Friend or Foe?2018-09-27T15:57:57-08:00

Bear Safety 3

As fishermen in Alaska we have the need to carry bear defense products in various scenarios. When we are fishing and hiking in the backcountry of our great state, there are any number Read More...

Bear Safety 32018-09-27T13:48:42-08:00

Bear Safety 2

Having hiked extensively in bear country Tim Rubbert has also engrossed himself in bear education. He has written two books, Hiking Safely in Grizzly Country and Hiking with Grizzlies: Lessons Learned. Both are Read More...

Bear Safety 22018-09-27T13:31:27-08:00

Early-Season Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula

Story & Photos by Nick Olrich Early-season fishing on the Kenai Penninsula offers a variety of options for anglers that are itching to get the open-water season underway. The top three options that Read More...

Early-Season Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula2019-01-14T13:05:53-09:00

Mother’s Day

8 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Alaskan Moms by Melissa Norris Are you looking for ideas to spoil your amazing Mom for Mother’s Day? Then consider these Alaska-style gifts that are sure to be Read More...

Mother’s Day2021-01-15T15:42:58-09:00

Salmon Season Success

Story & Photos By Troy Buzalsky In the May 2017 issue of Fish Alaska, Troy Buzalsky penned a Boats Column dedicated to helping boating anglers achieve salmon-season success, detailing several techniques to get the job Read More...

Salmon Season Success2018-01-03T14:42:12-09:00

Boat Maintenance

Story & Photos by Jeremy Anderson Taking care of your boat is a very important part of recreating on the water, keeping you safe, having fun and making your day on the water stress-free. If Read More...

Boat Maintenance2018-04-19T12:18:32-08:00

Homer’s Winter Kings

Captain Steve Tutt took a break to pose with this nice feeder king. by Melissa Norris Right now, despite the non-summer chill in the air, you can drop everything you are Read More...

Homer’s Winter Kings2019-01-14T09:37:07-09:00

Visit Homer: Halibut Fishing Capital of the World

The Homer Spit is the end of the road. © Michael Halstead. Right: Dragging this big ‘but up to weigh-in. © Hastings A. Franks. by Troy Letherman In this part of Alaska, Read More...

Visit Homer: Halibut Fishing Capital of the World2018-12-21T12:57:04-09:00

A Multi-Species Perspective in Cook Inlet

A Multi-Species Perspective in Cook Inlet Advice for anglers headed to Homer and Beyond into the Deep Blue Story & Photos by Gary Lewis A guy can see a long way when he’s Read More...

A Multi-Species Perspective in Cook Inlet2017-10-01T10:56:15-08:00

Do-It-Yourself Homer Halibut

Homer Halibut DIY by David Bayes | photos by Hastings A. Frank If you are thinking about targeting halibut on a do-it-yourself trip, there is no better place to start than Homer.  Aptly named Read More...

Do-It-Yourself Homer Halibut2017-10-06T13:28:12-08:00

A Day on the Edge

A Day on the Salt Fishing the Salt Frontier from Homer Story & Photos by Steve Meyer The rhythm of the waves pounded the bow of the aluminum boat before it came to Read More...

A Day on the Edge2017-10-01T10:50:33-08:00

Destination Alaska Fishing Derbies

Let the Journey Begin by Rick Birch The summer’s journeys were planned, travel logistics set, friends and family recruited. This would be a season spent fishing a select handful of saltwater derbies in Read More...

Destination Alaska Fishing Derbies2017-10-09T08:36:04-08:00

Seward, Alaska: Prince of Ports

SEWARD, ALASKA: Prince of Ports Alaska is filled with beautiful places. Most of those beautiful places offer exceptional fishing of one sort or another. But there are few places in Alaska that compare Read More...

Seward, Alaska: Prince of Ports2017-10-02T07:03:13-08:00

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