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Some Safety Tips for River Boating

April 8, 2019

Along with a fishing trip in Alaska, a river boating adventure is one of the must-do activities for anyone visiting our great state! However, it must be noted that rafting or floating down a river isn’t automatically a safe activity—especially if you’re unfamiliar with the waters or are an inexperienced rafter. Because we want everyone visiting Alaska to have a fun and safe time on the river, we’ve put together this handy guide. Continue reading to learn a few of the most important safety tips to employ while on the water: Inform your friends: The first rule is to let... View Article

When Is the Best Time for Salmon Fishing in Alaska?

March 25, 2019

There’s certainly no shortage of things to do for folks visiting Alaska! Both outdoor land and water adventures are abundant in our state, regardless of the season. By far, though, one of the most popular activities is salmon fishing. The most commonly asked question we get from travelers is when they should visit Alaska if they’re looking to reel in some salmon. Luckily, we have answers to their questions! Keep reading to learn about the best times to book salmon fishing trips in Alaska. What kind of salmon are you fishing for? The number one question to ask yourself before... View Article

Tips for a Great Experience on Your Winter Alaskan Fishing Trip

March 7, 2019

Many people put away their fishing gear and tackle for the winter months, but there are plenty of rewards and fun times to be had if you decide to stick it out through the colder months of the year. Even up here in Alaska, where there’s a bit more bite in the air when the winter hits, there’s still plenty of great fishing to be had. With this in mind, here are some tips to help you get the most enjoyment out of your winter Alaskan fishing trip. Choose a good location This is one of the most important things... View Article

What Exactly Is a Polar Vortex?

February 21, 2019

If you’ve been paying much attention to the weather during the winter over the last couple years, you’ve probably heard the term “polar vortex” on more than one occasion, typically during periods of particularly cold temperatures. While the term has become more commonly used in mainstream meteorology over the last several years, this isn’t exactly a new phenomenon—it’s something that’s been talked about for decades. The general idea behind a polar vortex is that it’s a large pocket of air that is very cold—often the coldest air you’ll find anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. This air hovers over the polar... View Article

Check Out These Delicious Alaskan Salmon and Halibut Recipes!

February 5, 2019

Whether you’re an angler focusing on catching salmon, halibut or other popular fish that live in the waters of Alaska, every fisherman has one thing in common: cooking up their catch. It’s one thing to know the type of bait to use, how to cast the line and understand a variety of luring techniques, but fishing isn’t completely satisfying unless you can prepare a meal out of your catch. Fish is a food that offers an array of health benefits, including healthy types of fats and oils. Let us help you plan ahead for cooking your fish after your long-awaited... View Article