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What Kinds of Freshwater Fish Are Found in Alaska’s Rivers?

February 20, 2020

A fishing trip in Alaska is something that fishers wait for their entire lives, and for good reason—the stunning natural beauty is matched only by the diversity of the fish that call the state’s rivers and streams their own. If you’ve ever wondered what potential fish in Alaska rivers are there for the taking on an Alaska fishing trip, here’s a smattering of the offerings. Whitefish If you come to Alaska with the aim of eating whatever you catch—and more power to you!—then you can’t do much better than one of the species of whitefish in Alaska. There are seven... View Article

When Does Fishing Season Start in Alaska?

February 7, 2020

Alaska’s natural wonders offer breathtaking views, incredible wildlife, miles of unspoiled wilderness and, of course, some of the finest fishing opportunities North America has to offer. Many of our customers ask us when the best time is to fish in Alaska, and we’re happy to say the answer is “year-round.” While we offer salmon fishing trips from May through November, general fishing excursions are available all year long. If you’re planning a fishing trip for a specific type of fish, you’ll want to plan around their peak season. However, if you’re coming for the experience rather than targeting a certain... View Article

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