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What Will This Summer’s Weather Look Like in Alaska?

January 24, 2020

If you’ve been looking forward to your Alaskan summer vacation for a while now, you’ve probably given at least a little thought to the weather. This is especially important if you’re planning on a fishing trip with Phantom Tri-River Charters. So, what is summer actually like in Alaska? Thanks to climate change, the summers have been more severe than normal, and it looks like 2020 will be no exception. Average Alaska summer weather Typically, Alaska has extremely pleasant summer weather, with daytime highs in the 60- to 80-degree Fahrenheit range, and nighttime lows dropping into the 40s and 50s—but temperatures... View Article

Tips for Fishing the Environmentally Friendly Way

January 16, 2020

Over the last decade or so, there has been an increased emphasis on sustainability in the world of fishing. The idea is to promote environmentally friendly fishing practices for tourists and the fishing industry alike to protect fish species and the planet as a whole. Here’s a quick look at some of the considerations you should take into account to ensure you’re engaged in green fishing in Alaska. Abide by catch and release laws This is one of the most important things anglers can do to protect the environment. Make sure you follow all of the laws and regulations regarding... View Article

Great King Salmon Recipes to Try Out

January 2, 2020

When you bring home a whole bunch of salmon from your Alaskan fishing trip, you’re probably going to want to try several different recipes for cooking them. Here are just a few great recipes for king salmon in Alaska for you to try out at your next opportunity. Maple glazed salmon This delicious recipe features maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, ginger, garlic, soy and some seasonings, which form a tasty glaze on your salmon. This is a very simple glaze. All you need to do is mix the above ingredients in a bowl, then place your salmon on a baking pan... View Article

When Is the Best Time to Fish for Salmon?

November 1, 2019

For many fishers, salmon fishing in Alaska is the trip of a lifetime, something you’ll cherish for years to come. Nobody wants to think they’ll waste such a rare opportunity for a truly great fishing experience by missing a fundamental detail. When planning such a monumental experience, the first thing to consider is which time of year you’ll be visiting Alaska. A fisher’s paradise No matter what time of year you plan to visit Alaska, there’s always some fish to catch. When the state is plunged into winter, and the lakes are frozen over, there’s no better ice fishing to... View Article

Bait or Lures: Which Is More Effective?

October 18, 2019

When you’re tromping down to the nearest stream or even driving to a local spot, the time-honored question of whether to use live bait or lures can remain more of a theoretical debate, something you chat about with fellow enthusiasts. When you’re planning a trip to Alaska, the world’s fishing Mecca, however, it’s time to think seriously about what type of enticement to string on your pole. Are lures effective for fishing? Is live bait a better option? When it comes to the debate over live bait vs. lures in Alaska, here are some tips to help you make the... View Article