Blog | Phantom Tri-River Charters - Part 39

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Coexisting with Bears on Salmon Fishing Trips in Alaska

October 1, 2015

Bears are common and iconic in this part of the country, so it is no surprise we receive many questions about them on our salmon fishing trips in Alaska. As we are visitors to their home, we have to respect and understand them. It is possible to coexist with bears safely, and even to fish when they are around. Here are six tips for sharing the environment with bears: Look for bear signs: You will be better prepared to deal with bears if you know their signs. Fresh tracks, scat, trails and upturned rocks mean bears were in the area.... View Article

What to Expect on Your Fishing Charter in Alaska

September 15, 2015

Taking a fishing charter in Alaska is the outdoor adventure of a lifetime for many individuals. In addition to catching salmon and other native fish species, the charters offer other opportunities to experience this untamed wilderness. As you set off on one of our boats, here is what else you can expect on your fishing trip: Great scenery: Every fishing route is surrounded by great scenery. When you want to take a break from casting, or if you prefer to enjoy the heated indoors of our boats, there will be plenty of great views. There is a beauty in Alaska... View Article

What to Wear for Your Alaskan Fishing Trip

September 1, 2015

Clothes can make the individual, and they can also make or break your Alaskan fishing trip. The right choices mean comfort and enjoyment, while the wrong ones mean discomfort and only the desire to return to shore. To help you make good clothing choices, here are some items we recommend for our adventures: Polar fleece vest: A warm vest is the ultimate layering item. You can wear it over a t-shirt for a little extra insulation when the sun is out but breezes are cool, or over a jacket for more padding. It is a flexible, warm design, with no... View Article

Is a Fishing Charter in Alaska Right for You?

August 15, 2015

If you are planning a trip to Alaska sometime soon, you should seriously consider reserving a chartered boat to take you out into the furthest reaches of the Alaskan waters. The sights of the great outdoors in it’s most natural state are breathtaking and spur wonder in the minds of all ages. Although getting a fishing charter in Alaska sounds like you will have to be holding a fishing pole or a catch net the whole time, this, actually, does not have to be the case. From long-time fisherman and newbies to nature watchers and photographers, boarding a fishing charter... View Article

How Does an Alaskan Fishing Expedition Work?

August 1, 2015

So, you finally signed up for that Alaskan fishing expedition you’ve always wanted to take. The date is set and a fishing charter has been reserved. Now what? First things first would be to find out, to understand, how a chartered fishing trip works. While your trip will be fun and exciting, there’s going to be a little more to it than your average family boat-out-on-the-lake on a Sunday afternoon kind of day. You will have to listen to your captain, adhere to fishing charter boat rules and be prepared to fish! Unlike what you see on ocean fishing television... View Article