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Tips for Taking Great Photos on Your Next Fishing Adventure

September 16, 2021

No fishing trip is complete without at least taking a few shots of the fish you catch or the beautiful scenery surrounding your journey on the water. Unfortunately, many amateur photographers don’t take the best shots, leading to less-than-stellar Instagram posts or pictures on the mantel. We’re not just fishing experts at Phantom Tri-River Charters—we know a thing or two about taking some great fishing photos, too! Continue reading to learn how to take good pictures during a fishing trip. Take photos with the sun behind you Sunlight can be your number one enemy when you’re trying to take a... View Article

Curb Hunger on the Boat with These Delicious Snacks

August 25, 2021

What could possibly be better than a day spent on the water fishing with friends and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature? So long as you’re well prepared for the day, you could spend hours out in the boat fishing or just relaxing. Of course, part of being prepared is making sure you’re well stocked with snacks for the day. The last thing you want is to get hungry and uncomfortable while you’re supposed to be on a relaxing fishing excursion. So, what are the best snacks to take on a boat? Here are a few tips for you... View Article

How to Release a Fish Like a Pro

August 11, 2021

Not every fish is a keeper. When you’ve caught a fish that either isn’t big enough to keep or just isn’t what you looking for, it’s important to safely and responsibly let it go. Learning how to properly hold a fish while you release it will help you do your part to increase survival rates for catch and release fishing. Read on to learn some safe fish release practices you can implement on your next fishing excursion. How to release a fish safely into the water Here’s a quick overview of the steps you should follow when releasing a fish:... View Article

What to Pack for a Charter Fishing Trip

July 29, 2021

Gearing up for an exciting Alaskan fishing charter? Don’t forget to pack everything you need for your trip! Bringing a few shirts, pants and a jacket isn’t enough to ensure a productive, enjoyable trip. Here’s a brief guide to help you pack for a charter fishing trip. Clothing When you’re packing for an Alaskan fishing charter, your choice of clothing is extremely important. Even the warmest destinations experience large drops in temperature the further you go offshore, and in a place like Alaska, temperatures aren’t too high to begin with. You need to make sure you always have access to... View Article

Mastering Your Salmon Cooking: Three Easy Methods of Preparation

July 15, 2021

Whether you’ve caught your own wild salmon or you’ve simply purchased some at your local market, cooking fresh salmon the right way is a true art. Cooking salmon is a delicate process, since it’s a fish that can easily be overcooked. While a good rule of thumb is to cook wild salmon just to the point where the flesh flakes easily, this tip doesn’t necessarily apply to all types of preparation. Read on to learn some of the best methods for cooking salmon, including hot and cold preparations. Baking Baking salmon is probably the most traditional way to prepare this... View Article