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Social Distancing in the Great Outdoors Is Easy!

April 16, 2020

Not too long ago, you might have been making a list of items to bring camping in Alaska—but that was probably before the coronavirus outbreak. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, government and health officials have enforced stay-at-home orders, with the exception of leaving to get essentials like groceries, curbside food pickup, home improvement supplies and medical care. Some establishments are considered essential businesses, which allows them to provide goods or services while following social distancing guidelines. Sadly, fishing charters are not on this list. However, although you can’t head out on a guided fishing or camping adventure at the... View Article

Here Are Essential Items You Really Need to Stock Up On

April 6, 2020

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, it’s time for people to hunker down and quarantine themselves at home. News outlets are reporting on shoppers hoarding toilet paper and paper towels for the quarantine. Trust us, that’s not necessary! People need to think ahead and spend their money on things they’ll actually need when they’re stuck inside. The list below is items that are essential for quarantine in Alaska: Dry goods: Beans, rice, pasta, cereal and nuts will last in the pantry for months (if not years) without going bad. Get a few boxes of each and store them in the... View Article

Eight Tips for Staying Germ-Free While Traveling in Groups

March 23, 2020

These days, we all need to take safety precautions to avoid getting sick—especially when we’re in a group. The good news is that avoiding illness is possible as long as you know what to do and take the right actions. Keep reading to learn how to stay clean when traveling in Alaska: Wash your hands: The best way to prevent spreading germs is to wash your hands! We don’t just mean after you use the restroom, either—make a habit of washing your hands with hot water as frequently as possible. Don’t just rinse them off—instead, wash with soap for at... View Article

How to Prep for a Fishing Trip

March 5, 2020

There’s nothing quite like a fishing trip to Alaska. If you come prepared, a beautiful, relaxing fishing trip can be a life-changing experience. Every year, countless people flock to Alaska to try their luck fishing out halibut, rockfish, salmon and cod, among others. More than 2 million fish come out of Alaska’s waters every year, and they come in all shapes and sizes and every color in the rainbow—and you can get your hands on one (or several). Kick things off by learning what to bring on a fishing trip in Alaska. Sunblock When you’re going to be spending the... View Article

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