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Fairbanks Fish Species

Fairbanks Fish Species From the beautiful arctic grayling to the fighting coho, fishing in Fairbanks is never dull! Rainbow Trout Fairbanks King Salmon Northern Pike Silver Read More...

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Interior Silver Salmon

  Coho salmon, commonly referred to as silver salmon, are the second least abundant of the Pacific salmon, after Chinook, and within the 49th state, silvers range continuously from the far southern panhandle Read More...

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Fairbanks Northern Pike

Northern Pike Northern pike are opportunistic, voracious feeders programmed to eliminate the weak, and their keen predatory disposition is matched with endowments perfectly suited for the job. Fish are the preferred fodder for Read More...

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Fairbanks Arctic Char

Fairbanks Arctic char are available throughout the Alaska angling season (including being a primary ice-fishing quarry for these area anglers. Primarily a stillwater fish, Arctic char will be found in different parts of Read More...

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Fairbanks Rainbow Trout

Rainbow Trout One of Alaska (and the world’s) most popular gamefish, the rainbow trout is not indigenous to the Tanana or Yukon drainages, but the species has been successfully stocked in more than Read More...

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Fairbanks King Salmon

King Salmon The least abundant of the five species of North America’s Pacific salmon—albeit also the largest—the Chinook salmon range south from near Point Hope just north of Kotzebue Sound to the Islands Read More...

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Fairbanks Lake Trout

Lake Trout Lake trout, the largest of the char, are also Alaska’s largest resident freshwater fish, routinely reaching weights beyond 20 pounds. They are extremely opportunistic predators, preying on almost any obtainable food Read More...

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Fairbanks Grayling

Grayling Without a doubt, the most distinctive characteristic of Arctic grayling is the large, sail-shaped dorsal fin that has come to signify the fish for so many. If the fish has another signature Read More...

Fairbanks Grayling2017-10-01T08:37:29-08:00

Fishing in Fairbanks

Visit Fairbanks, Alaska; the area is perfect for the road-system angler, with plenty of highway and gravel-road access to fisheries and several beautiful campgrounds. More Fairbanks: Overview Articles Fish Species Businesses Fish Stocking Read More...

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Pike Paradise

A Hunt for Monster Yukon River Pike Story and photo by Marcus Weiner "On my planet, we have a sun." It's pushing 90 degrees, Alaska is on fire, and we are on a Read More...

Pike Paradise2018-10-14T21:14:25-08:00

Rip Baits for Spring Dollies

  Story and photos by JD Richey Okay, so most spring fishing opportunities are still a ways off, but there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel. One of the first Read More...

Rip Baits for Spring Dollies2018-01-08T11:22:44-09:00

Lake Trout

Lake trout are called by many different names in the places where they exist. Probably one of the most common is "mackinaw," a word that is just as symbolic of the great north Read More...

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Shark on the Fly

A Surreal Alaska Experience by Marcus Weiner Photos by Wayne Norris Cordova—In a state known for both its numbers and varieties of sport fish, one species has stayed below the radar of many Read More...

Shark on the Fly2018-08-20T15:15:12-08:00

Shrimp Fever: Catch it!

By Scott Haugen Of Alaska's shellfishing opportunities, nothing is growing like the quest for shrimp. With liberal seasons and limits, recreational users are now buying boats for shrimping, not fishing. "I've never seen Read More...

Shrimp Fever: Catch it!2018-01-08T11:52:42-09:00

Rockfish

Rockfish get little respect, except perhaps as fish and chips. Commonly encountered by Alaskan anglers while salmon or halibut fishing, they are frequently caught on heavy tackle, making fishermen think they are pulling Read More...

Rockfish2018-09-26T11:39:58-08:00

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