fishing gear

May 2024 Gear Bag

Fishing gear essentials for Alaska: Our product recommendations include durable pliers, sharp fillet knives, and effective bait and hooks, and more, ensuring you're equipped for the challenges of fishing in Alaska's waters. Read More...

May 2024 Gear Bag2024-05-22T11:49:01-08:00

April 2024 Gear Bag

What stuff do you need for fishing? A state fishing license, fishing rod and reel, line, fishing weights, fishhooks, and a selection of  bait or lures is just the start. Below are Read More...

April 2024 Gear Bag2024-05-22T12:22:12-08:00

Editors’ Choice Awards: Best Camp Cookware

Best camp cookware is essential for outdoor culinary adventures. The editors at Fish Alaska have selected the must-have gear for your next camping trip. Alongside recommendations for durable cookware, we share Read More...

Editors’ Choice Awards: Best Camp Cookware2024-03-01T11:09:15-09:00

5 Days of FisheWear

Entry Rules 1. Entrants must 'Like' both Fish Alaska and FisheWear on Facebook. 2. Entrants must tag two friends DAILY to enter for the days' prize on that days' giveaway Facebook post. Each winner Read More...

5 Days of FisheWear2018-12-22T00:00:13-09:00

Anchorage Lakes

Fishing in Anchorage Lakes by Dustin Slinker Open Water Fishing in Anchorage Lakes (April-October) Many of the lakes in the Anchorage bowl are easily accessed, with ample shoreline to fish along and public Read More...

Anchorage Lakes2019-02-21T12:17:18-09:00

How to Use Downrigger: Basics

By Marcus Weiner My favorite way to troll for salmon in saltwater is to employ a downrigger. It allows for precision placement of whatever bait or lure (collectively termed baits) you use to Read More...

How to Use Downrigger: Basics2018-06-26T11:56:41-08:00

2018 Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 2

Gifts for Anglers in 2018 As the holidays are fast approaching, it’s time to make those final decisions on what gifts for anglers to give the important people in your life. We offered Read More...

2018 Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 22022-11-21T16:46:57-09:00

2018 Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 1

Gifts for fishermen in 2018 It’s that time of year again when people across the country are hard at work figuring out what gifts to give their angling-crazed friends and family. We put Read More...

2018 Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 12018-12-28T15:15:28-09:00

Best Fishing Rods for Alaska 2018

Fish Alaska Editors test a gamut of fishing rods for Alaska each year from single handed fly rods to rods meant for trolling in the Pacific salt. We test fly rods, spey rods, Read More...

Best Fishing Rods for Alaska 20182018-03-22T11:55:18-08:00

Best Apparel Accessories for Alaska 2018

Find hats, belts, gaiters and gloves—quality and stylish apparel accessories useful for Alaska fishing as determined by Fish Alaska magazine field testers. Arcade Belts Guide Belt www.arcadebelts.com Adventure-ready, the Guide Belt is tough Read More...

Best Apparel Accessories for Alaska 20182018-03-22T11:58:33-08:00

Fishing Gear Videos

Check out the videos below for tips, tricks, and gear for your Alaska fishing trip!

Fishing Gear Videos2023-01-20T09:56:42-09:00

How to Order Custom Made Waders Online

Are you big and tall? Short and small? Oddly sized or uniquely shaped? I bet you have had a hard time finding chest waders that fit correctly, right? Several years ago, you could Read More...

How to Order Custom Made Waders Online2017-10-08T14:23:05-08:00

Gear Mongering

I don't know how many stages of gear-mongering I've passed through, but the answer is almost certainly more than a few. At times I've gathered equipment like a conquistador pillaging three-quarters of Central Read More...

Gear Mongering2023-01-20T09:54:57-09:00
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