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When Is Prime Fishing Season in Alaska?

January 22, 2019

Alaska is a beautiful place to visit during most times of the year. There is always something to do, but the state has something else aside from being a prime vacation destination: as far as seafood goes, Alaska is one of the biggest producing regions in the world. Nearly 80 percent of the highest-value sockeye, king, Coho and other wild salmon species are caught in Alaska’s waters. Want to try your hand at catching salmon? Come to Alaska and fish for a variety of salmon, including sockeye, king, pink, chum and silver. If you are planning to book a fishing... View Article

Fun Fact: Towns in Alaska That See the Least Sun in Winter

January 3, 2019

You’ve never seen anything like winter in Alaska. Winter conditions begin to creep in during the first weeks of September and lingers through April, but the frigid temperatures are also accompanied by the darkness. The days grow shorter and shorter until the sun disappears entirely for weeks in some parts of the state. As the Earth rotates away from the sun, areas below the Arctic Circle never find themselves in the daylight. Many Alaskan cities see only a few hours of sunlight each day before the blanket of night returns. Other communities on the northern tip of the state see... View Article

What Fish Are Good for Ice Fishing in Alaska?

December 20, 2018

One of the best things about Alaska is the fact that the outdoor adventures don’t have to stop once the sun disappears for the season and the temperatures creep below zero degrees. Starting in October, the freezing temperatures chill the air as ice and snow spread across the land. The chilly days don’t deter Alaska’s hardy fishermen and women, though. Instead, they drill through the often three-foot ice and turn their sights to the seasonal activity of ice fishing. Alaska hosts some of the best ice fishing opportunities in the United States and the world. Winter anglers bundle up to... View Article

Winter Fishing in Alaska

December 6, 2018

Alaska is a state known throughout the world for its rich natural resources. Some of the state’s most famous and sought-after exports are drawn from its waters. Large, bountiful salmon and other types of fish are pulled from the clean, pristine rivers, lakes and seas of the Last Frontier State. Many people wrongly assume, however, that Alaska’s fishing season ends when the winter arrives. Due in large part to the shorter days, icy conditions and generally unpredictable weather, commercial fishing in Alaska does tend to lull in the winter months. Recreational fishing, however, continues to be a popular activity throughout... View Article

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