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Fish Cleaning 101

July 9, 2019

You’ve purchased all the right gear. You’ve researched the best casting methods. You’ve scheduled a trip with a fishing charter in Alaska. Are all your bases covered? Just one thing remains: do you know what to do with the fish after you’ve caught it? Are you able to prepare a delicious meal from the bounty of your fishing efforts? Use the following overview to learn how to clean and consume your catch. The Supplies To properly clean a fish, you need three things. The toughest of the three to obtain is the fish itself. Once you’ve succeeded at reeling one... View Article

Tips for Catching the Most Bass

June 25, 2019

Are you hoping to bring home your best bass catch yet? What fishing enthusiast isn’t? But what’s the secret to a successful day on the water? Fishing for bass offers some unique challenges as well as some intriguing methods. Whether you’re booking a fishing charter in Alaska or heading out on your own private excursion, use the following tips to improve your success rate with these elusive fish. Use Wounded Bait Is your plastic worm shredded from use? Don’t throw it away—it’s now perfect for bass fishing. Bass prefer to ambush prey that is wounded, so a worm that is... View Article

What Is the Best Tasting River Fish?

June 5, 2019

For some people, the best part of fishing is relaxing in the sunshine. For others, it’s the thrill of having a big fish tugging at the line. But for some people, the best part is frying up their catch and chowing down! Not every fish is created equally in the taste department. Some cook up beautifully, while others turn out a bit tough or with an odd flavor. Luckily, if you’re thinking about fishing trips in Alaska, we have plenty of river fish that can be served as delicious dishes. Read on to find out more about the best tasting... View Article

What’s the Best Bait to Use for Rainbow Trout?

May 22, 2019

Now that spring is here and summer is just around the corner, you’re probably itching to get out to a lake, stream, river or anywhere else where you can go fishing! Nothing beats the relaxation and calm of being out on the water, either alone or with a few friends or family members—and it’s even better when the fish are biting and you can take your catch home. One great idea for fishing enthusiasts is to embark on Alaskan fishing trips. We have some of the best rainbow trout fishing in the country. Read on to find out more about... View Article

When Does King Salmon Run in Talkeetna, AK?

May 7, 2019

Are you hoping to catch some king salmon this season? Experienced fishermen know that they must time their trips right to catch the king. Since various salmon species are found in different water bodies throughout the year, it’s important to arrive when the fish do, if you expect to haul any away during your Alaskan fishing charter. If you plan to visit Talkeetna, AK and hope to find king salmon in the river, you should plan your trip for mid-June through season closure in mid-July. This is when the King salmon run in Talkeetna, AK. What else do you need... View Article