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Kings: Conservation & Alaska’s State Fish

Fortunately, despite the downturn in king numbers, Alaska remains one of the all-time great fishing destinations, with most other salmon stocks, as well as freshwater species, doing quite well.

Kings: Conservation & Alaska’s State Fish2021-01-06T14:43:26-09:00

Hens Matter: Kings on the Gravel

When that choice is entirely up to you, remember that the gravel needs those eggs way more than your bait cooler does. Yeah, hens matter…but more importantly, BIG hens matter. Just let her go.

Hens Matter: Kings on the Gravel2020-04-30T08:52:18-08:00

Caddis Waders

Waders for up-and-coming anglers demand a higher-end, good-looking, feature-rich wader. That is exactly what is in the works with our friends at Caddis.

Caddis Waders2020-04-09T13:37:13-08:00

Steelhead: Low and Clear on the Situk

Each steelhead is like a miracle, a gift out of time, a prehistoric primal beast. And each one we valued more than the last.

Steelhead: Low and Clear on the Situk2020-04-08T15:14:44-08:00

Women Who Fish: Spotlight on Women Anglers

Though it is still a sport largely dominated by men, the scales are beginning to balance thanks to the vision and example of women leaders in Alaska like Cecelia “Pudge” Kleinkauf and many others, including the four accomplished women we interviewed below.

Women Who Fish: Spotlight on Women Anglers2020-12-31T14:38:41-09:00

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Fishing in Southcentral Alaska

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge & Kenai Riverside Fishing Blog & photos by Dave Maternowski, Alaska Wildland Adventures Fall combo trips: the Kenai Peninsula & Kenai National Wildlife Refuge There’s no shortage of options Read More...

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Fishing in Southcentral Alaska2020-01-29T12:29:57-09:00

Ocean Conditions & King Salmon Populations

Ocean Conditions Blog by George Krumm Photo courtesy of Kodiak Legends Lodge Saltwater kings on Kodiak have seen a good showing in recent years. Kodiak Legends Lodge in Larsen Bay shows off Read More...

Ocean Conditions & King Salmon Populations2020-01-16T16:15:57-09:00

Fishing Success: The Secret to Consistency

Fishing Success blog by George Krumm Some anglers have the uncanny ability to consistently out fish everyone around them. I have had the great fortune to fish with some that definitely fall into Read More...

Fishing Success: The Secret to Consistency2020-01-15T15:56:35-09:00

King Salmon on the Nushagak River

King Salmon blog by John Perry, Photos courtesy of Angler's Alibi Capt. Chad Bryson with a beautiful king salmon on the fly from the Nusahgak. © Angler's Alibi Nushagak River Spey Read More...

King Salmon on the Nushagak River2019-12-31T15:17:16-09:00

Oomingmak

Melissa Norris is beyond honored to receive this beautiful, custom, fish scale pattern cloche from The Co-Op. Some aspects of Alaska seem to never change, their presence an unwavering constant. Alaska Read More...

Oomingmak2020-07-02T15:12:10-08:00

Feeder Kings: Pursuing Saltwater Kings

Feeder Kings blog by John Averill Pursuing saltwater feeder king salmon in southcentral Alaska It was mid-September 2018 in Kenai, Alaska and we were experiencing a 100-year weather event. It had been sunny Read More...

Feeder Kings: Pursuing Saltwater Kings2019-11-20T09:04:10-09:00

Fishing Clothing: What’s in your dry bag?

Author Linda Leary is an avid fisherwoman and owner of Fishewear © Fishewear Fishing Clothing blog by Linda Leary Photos provided by Fishewear There is no bad weather; only bad fishing Read More...

Fishing Clothing: What’s in your dry bag?2019-09-06T10:21:20-08:00

Fall Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula

  © Nigel Fox / Alaska Drift Away Fishing Kenai Peninsula Fishing blog by Nigel Fox The turn of the leaves and the cooler temperatures that come at the end of Read More...

Fall Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula2019-08-15T14:17:39-08:00

How to Catch Halibut

How to Catch Halibut blog by Tim Bouchard Everyone wants to know how to catch halibut. There have been whole books written on this topic and years of trial and error by anglers. Read More...

How to Catch Halibut2019-08-15T12:27:09-08:00

Advantages of a Roadside Fishery

Kenai River drift boat session. © Nicholas Ohlrich Russian River, Quartz Creek, Deep Creek, Kasilof River, Anchor River, and of course the Kenai River are all world-class fisheries that host thousands Read More...

Advantages of a Roadside Fishery2019-07-18T16:26:36-08:00

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