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What Is the Best Tasting River Fish?

June 5, 2019

For some people, the best part of fishing is relaxing in the sunshine. For others, it’s the thrill of having a big fish tugging at the line. But for some people, the best part is frying up their catch and chowing down! Not every fish is created equally in the taste department. Some cook up beautifully, while others turn out a bit tough or with an odd flavor. Luckily, if you’re thinking about fishing trips in Alaska, we have plenty of river fish that can be served as delicious dishes. Read on to find out more about the best tasting... View Article

What’s the Best Bait to Use for Rainbow Trout?

May 22, 2019

Now that spring is here and summer is just around the corner, you’re probably itching to get out to a lake, stream, river or anywhere else where you can go fishing! Nothing beats the relaxation and calm of being out on the water, either alone or with a few friends or family members—and it’s even better when the fish are biting and you can take your catch home. One great idea for fishing enthusiasts is to embark on Alaskan fishing trips. We have some of the best rainbow trout fishing in the country. Read on to find out more about... View Article

When Does King Salmon Run in Talkeetna, AK?

May 7, 2019

Are you hoping to catch some king salmon this season? Experienced fishermen know that they must time their trips right to catch the king. Since various salmon species are found in different water bodies throughout the year, it’s important to arrive when the fish do, if you expect to haul any away during your Alaskan fishing charter. If you plan to visit Talkeetna, AK and hope to find king salmon in the river, you should plan your trip for mid-June through season closure in mid-July. This is when the King salmon run in Talkeetna, AK. What else do you need... View Article

What Type of Fish Can I Expect to Find During a Fishing Trip in Talkeetna, AK?

April 23, 2019

Alaska is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Visitors from around the world come to this state to experience its unique landscapes and animals. Which interesting creatures can you expect to encounter during a fishing trip in Talkeetna, AK? Many species await your discovery in the waters of the Talkeetna River. Following are a few of the fish you can watch for on your next journey to this region: Chinook salmon: This is the largest species of Pacific salmon. This fish is also called the king salmon and spring salmon. The chinook name comes from the Chinookan people, who... View Article

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