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Safety Precautions: Pay Attention to Weather and Nature During Fishing Excursions in Alaska

March 15, 2016

Peace and quiet is an enjoyable pastime, and a luxury for most of us these days. So why not plan a getaway to someplace peaceful, yet filled with excitement courtesy of the great outdoors? If this sounds like a dream come true, then consider what a place like Alaska can provide you. Offering things like nature adventures, from animal watching to fishing trips, Alaska can also provide a much needed opportunity to reset your state of mind. Since you may not be familiar with all that the wild of Alaska has to offer, there are important safety precautions you must... View Article

Seven Most Common Types of Fish You Can Catch on an Alaskan Fishing Trip

March 1, 2016

Whether you’re a novice fisherman or a seasoned angler, being up to speed on what species of fish you can fish for, and where, is good to know. This is not only true where your frying pan is concerned, either, as often times there are state or county regulations as to which species are protected—either with “no fishing” areas or catch and release restrictions—or in season for reeling in. When planning your Alaskan fishing trip, it’s a good idea to do some fish-related research in advance. With that in mind, here are seven species of fish found in Alaskan waters.... View Article

The Native Culture Around Your Alaskan Fishing Trip

February 15, 2016

Alaska is not just a great place for an epic fishing trip. Before it was a Russian territory or an American state, it was home to 11 different native cultures. Each has its own language, with 22 different dialects among them. People who have never been to Alaska may think of native culture as being all about igloos and ice fishing, but the cultural elements go way beyond common impressions. Here is an overview of native cultures that may encourage you to explore them further. Many diverse tribes The different tribes are divided into five distinct territorial groups: the Athabascan... View Article

Four Salmon Conservation Measures to Assure Future Fishing Tours in Alaska

February 2, 2016

There is no doubt that Alaska has a prized resource in its king salmon. Without careful regulation and monitoring, there easily could be no salmon left for future fishing tours in Alaska, which would result in tragic consequences. That is why the state and many anglers take precautions to avoid overfishing the rivers and oceans of this vast state. Here are four ways that show how Alaska conserves its salmon population: Fishing licenses: Requiring a fishing license mainly tracks the number of anglers using resources. It gives regulatory agencies a means to check fish populations against the number of anglers,... View Article

Timing Salmon Fishing Trips in Alaska

January 15, 2016

Now is not the best time for salmon fishing trips in Alaska, but it is the beginning of a new year and the perfect time to start planning. The time to plan an epic fishing adventure is not after the seasons expire—it is right now, before the best times begin. Avoid disappointment and make solid plans by starting with this overview on the best times to fish in Alaska. General fishing seasons There is always something to catch any time of year in Alaska. However, particular seasons and weather conditions will make the trip more fruitful at some times than... View Article