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What’s the Best Dish to Make with King Salmon?

February 9, 2021

When you’ve caught a bunch of fresh king salmon, the only downside is that you now have to find enough recipes to make the most of it. King salmon, which is also known as Chinook salmon, weigh in at an average of 17 pounds—enough for quite the feast. Don’t worry if you’ve never cooked king salmon in Alaska. There are plenty of recipes to keep you satisfied. How to pair salmon with other food and beverages When you’ve caught a great haul, it deserves to be celebrated. Picking good cooking techniques and doing right by your food can be difficult... View Article

What Types of Fish Can Be Caught in Alaska?

January 26, 2021

Planning a trip to Alaska? In case you haven’t heard, there are plenty of big and delicious fish to be caught in Alaska. When you book a fishing boat charter, your guides will let you know which types of fish you can catch in Alaska—but wouldn’t you like a preview of everything you could come across? Here are the main types of fish you can catch in the state. Ask your fishing charter guide about other opportunities that may present themselves! Saltwater fish Halibut: Pacific halibut tend to be bottom dwellers, lurking hundreds of feet beneath the ocean’s surface. If... View Article

Your Winter Guide to Alaska

January 11, 2021

Due to the frigid temperatures, winter typically isn’t thought of as a great time to visit Alaska. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! Regardless of your hobbies or interests, there are winter activities in Alaska for everyone. Keep reading to learn a few of the top attractions and activities during the winter: Ice fishing: River fishing is a must-do activity in the summer, but ice fishing is king in the winter. You can usually ice fish from mid-November through March. Consider booking a guided tour for an easier and more relaxing experience. Ice skating: Going ice skating at... View Article

What You Should Know About the History of Talkeetna

December 28, 2020

Located at the confluence of the Susitna, Chulitna and Talkeetna rivers and only a short drive from Anchorage, Talkeetna is a well-known destination for people looking to get out of the city for some fun in the great outdoors. Fishing, rafting, mountain biking and hiking are just a few of the activities that can be enjoyed nearby. While there is certainly plenty to do here, most people don’t know about the rich history of Talkeetna, Alaska. If you’re a history buff, keep reading—this post will cover what you need to know about Talkeetna so you can plan your visit! Gold... View Article

Five Important Alaska Game and Fish Laws

December 4, 2020

Alaska game and fish laws preserve species so fishing seasons remain viable. Failing to follow these regulations leads to fines and may even remove all fishing privileges for a set time. It is vital to stay in compliance to avoid punishment and preserve species, thereby ensuring fishing sports are able to continue into the future. Here are five important game and fish laws in Alaska that will affect your angling trip: Fishing license required: Before you fish, you need a license. Residents under age 18 and non-residents under age 16 are not required to carry a fishing license. You can... View Article