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Time to Start Preparing for Your Alaskan Fishing Trip This Summer!

March 1, 2015

Summer is the most popular time for an Alaskan fishing trip. Much of the excitement around summertime fishing here revolves around the fact that there is at least one variety of salmon fishing available between May and September, which means there’s plenty of good fishing—and eating—to go around. In addition, there’s lots of good fishing to be had in the more remote parts of the state all summer long. So if the salmon crowd seems like it might be a bit much, you won’t have to worry about rescheduling or worrying that it needs to be all salmon, all the... View Article

Keep the Environment in Mind During an Alaskan Fishing Trip

February 15, 2015

Alaska’s majestic natural beauty is a big part of what will make your Alaskan fishing trip so memorable. But unfortunately, many different factors are putting Alaska’s environment at risk. If you want later generations to be able to enjoy Alaska the way we’re able to, there are a few easy ways to do your part. Here are some tips on how to care for the environment during your Alaskan fishing trip: Plan ahead: One of the easiest ways to avoid negative environmental impact is to plan ahead, so that you’re only taking what you need and won’t end up leaving... View Article

Brush Up on Alaskan Native Culture Before Your Fishing Trip to Alaska

February 1, 2015

The chance to travel to places that are vastly different from where we live is one of the greatest privileges we can encounter in our lifetimes. With that privilege, however, comes an opportunity and responsibility to learn about and respect the culture of the area you visit. Although Alaska is a part of the United States, it has a native culture and history that differs greatly from much of the rest of the country. Here are a few facts and tips about Alaskan culture that should help prepare you for and enhance your fishing trip to Alaska: Alaska’s native population:... View Article

What Other Wildlife Might You See on Your Fishing Trip in Alaska?

January 15, 2015

If you’re planning an Alaskan fishing trip, you’re of course expecting to see fish, and hopefully a lot of them. But what other wildlife might you and your companions encounter? Compared with much of the rest of the country, Alaska is for the most part unaffected by humankind, which means that wildlife sightings are fairly common, and often just as majestic as you might imagine. Here are some animals you might encounter on your Alaskan fishing trip, and some pointers on how to stay safe in their presence. Birds: Alaska’s diverse habitat and abundance of wild land make it a... View Article

Stay Safe on Your Alaskan Fishing Trip

January 1, 2015

Planning out an Alaskan fishing trip is an exciting endeavor, but it can also leave first time travelers feeling a bit nervous about safety. Alaskan fishing trips can be dangerous if participants fail to take proper safety measures, but as long as you and your companions follow a few simple guidelines, you should have nothing to worry about. Here are a few pointers to keep in mind to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable adventure. Plan your trip well. An Alaskan fishing trip isn’t really something you can just “wing,” especially if you’ve never done one before. You’ll want... View Article