Categories for Alaskan Fishing Trip

Superstitious Boating Items You Should Never Bring on Board

October 8, 2019

Before technology evolved to make sailing much safer, sailors needed all the help they could get for a smooth trip along the high seas. Despite the advances in weather prediction and ship safety, anyone who spends their life on a boat still honors some of these centuries-old traditions and avoids bringing superstitious boating items on board. Never bring bananas One of the most common boating superstitions is to never bring bananas on board a boat, particularly a fishing boat. In the 18th century, ships bringing bananas from the West Indies had to sail fast so the bananas wouldn’t spoil, so... View Article

Five Steps for Proper Fishing Preparation in Alaska

September 6, 2019

Are you planning a boating trip? When boating or fishing, it’s crucial to be prepared. Proper boating preparation in Alaska can mean the difference between a fun, successful trip and a disaster. Failure to complete fishing preparation in Alaska typically results in a poor catch and disappointed fishermen. What steps should you take to prepare for your outing? Take these steps along the docks as you make your boating preparations in Alaska. Documentation Before you head out to sea, be sure all your documentation is in order. You should have the proper boating license, registration and insurance. If you’re using... View Article

Do NOT Bring a Banana on a Boat in Alaska

August 23, 2019

Bananas are an amazing food. They are full of essential nutrients. They are tasty. They are even fun to peel and eat. They are great as a healthy snack or as an addition to any meal. There’s just one problem with the banana: You should not bring a banana on a boat in Alaska. Why? Bananas and boats in Alaska don’t mix. Ask a fisherman, and he will tell you it’s true. It’s a long-standing tradition. Here’s the story. Bananas and Boats in Alaska The ban on bananas on boats in Alaska traces its roots to a superstition that has... View Article

What You Should Know About Alaska Fishing Laws

July 30, 2019

Here’s a quick overview of some of the most important information you should know about Alaska fishing laws before fishing in the state. A comprehensive overview of all fishing laws in Alaska can be found at www.adfg.alaska.gov. Licenses Licenses are required for fishing in Alaska, whether for personal use or sport fishing. Licenses are available at a variety of different prices for residents, non-residents, military members and seniors. Residents under the age of 18 do not need a sport fishing license. The license is good from the date of purchase until December 31 of the purchase year, unless the license... View Article

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

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