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What Is There to Do in Alaska During the Winter?

November 22, 2018

If people know one thing about Alaska, it’s that it’s cold and dark in the winter time. While this undoubtedly true, it’s also exceptionally beautiful and exciting to visit the Last Frontier State when the weather takes a turn for the chilly. During the wintertime in Alaska, tourism declines, meaning that you’re likely to find better deals on accommodations and more. Additionally, there are a number of exciting activities that you can engage in during the winter season that simply aren’t possible during the summertime. Whether you enjoy the high thrills of backcountry winter skiing, seek the rewarding experience of... View Article

10 Must-Pack Items for Your Alaskan Fishing Trip

November 7, 2018

Are you planning for your first big Alaskan fishing trip? If so, congratulations—this is an experience you will never forget! But in the midst of all this excitement, it is important that you make sure you pack everything you need for this excursion. If you are going through a fishing charter, then you will not need to worry about fishing equipment for your trip. However, you will need to pack the right clothing and personal items to ensure a comfortable and safe trip. Here are 10 items you won’t want to travel to Alaska without: Rain gear: You cannot bring... View Article

Six Ways to Cook the Silver Salmon You Caught in Alaska

October 24, 2018

If you enjoy taking autumn salmon fishing trips in Alaska, then you know that you usually leave with a healthy amount of silver salmon—also known as coho salmon—to stock up in your freezer. But even this delicious, sought-after catch can get old if you cook it the same way all the time, so it is time to expand your culinary skills and learn about new ways to cook all that salmon you caught in Alaska! Pan fried: Pan frying is one of the easiest and quickest methods for cooking salmon, and it results in a tasty crispy skin. Heat a... View Article

Planning for Your First Alaskan Fishing Trip

October 8, 2018

If you are about to embark on your very first Alaskan fishing trip, then chances are you are feeling a mixture of excitement and anxiety. The anxiety is understandable—after all, Alaska is seen as an exotic, faraway place for many folks in the “lower 48,” and for good reason! But here’s the good news: as long as you put a little time and effort into preparing for your Alaskan fishing expedition, then you shouldn’t have anything to worry about. Here is a simple overview of what you need to do when planning for your first Alaskan fishing trip. Be prepared... View Article

Six Tips for Fly Fishing for Silver Salmon in September

September 24, 2018

Whether you have enjoyed many Alaskan fishing trips or you are planning your very first fishing trip in Alaska, learning or refreshing your mind about a few fishing tips can never hurt. September is a great time for fly fishing for silver salmon in Alaska, and of course you will want to get the most out of your fishing trip. With that in mind, here are six tips to help you catch plenty of silver salmon during your next fishing trip in Alaska: Point your rod toward the fly: When fly fishing for other fish, you may be in the... View Article