Categories for Alaskan Fishing Trip

What Makes the Best Bear Propellant?

July 3, 2020

If you’re going to be spending any time in the Alaskan backwoods, it’s important to come well-armed with bear spray. This spray is used to deter a bear while it’s charging. You’ll find bears all over the Alaskan woods, and while they’re normally docile if left alone, it can be surprisingly easy to startle one, at which point they can become protective and aggressive. It is therefore important to understand the kind of bear propellant you should get and how to use it. Here’s an overview of what you should know about the best bear spray propellants in Alaska. Selecting... View Article

Tips for Cooking Fresh Fish Over a Campfire

April 30, 2020

After catching and cleaning your wild-caught fish, the next step is to cook it. But cooking fish outside at a campsite is a little different from cooking fish at home in your kitchen. Never fear—here are some tips for cooking fresh fish over a campfire in Alaska. The basics of cooking fish in the wild Before diving into the different ways to cook fish while on a camping trip, let’s take a look at a few general quick tips for cooking fish in the great outdoors: Even if you don’t like to eat fish skin, keep it on while cooking.... View Article

Social Distancing in the Great Outdoors Is Easy!

April 16, 2020

Not too long ago, you might have been making a list of items to bring camping in Alaska—but that was probably before the coronavirus outbreak. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, government and health officials have enforced stay-at-home orders, with the exception of leaving to get essentials like groceries, curbside food pickup, home improvement supplies and medical care. Some establishments are considered essential businesses, which allows them to provide goods or services while following social distancing guidelines. Sadly, fishing charters are not on this list. However, although you can’t head out on a guided fishing or camping adventure at the... View Article

Here Are Essential Items You Really Need to Stock Up On

April 6, 2020

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, it’s time for people to hunker down and quarantine themselves at home. News outlets are reporting on shoppers hoarding toilet paper and paper towels for the quarantine. Trust us, that’s not necessary! People need to think ahead and spend their money on things they’ll actually need when they’re stuck inside. The list below is items that are essential for quarantine in Alaska: Dry goods: Beans, rice, pasta, cereal and nuts will last in the pantry for months (if not years) without going bad. Get a few boxes of each and store them in the... View Article

How to Prep for a Fishing Trip

March 5, 2020

There’s nothing quite like a fishing trip to Alaska. If you come prepared, a beautiful, relaxing fishing trip can be a life-changing experience. Every year, countless people flock to Alaska to try their luck fishing out halibut, rockfish, salmon and cod, among others. More than 2 million fish come out of Alaska’s waters every year, and they come in all shapes and sizes and every color in the rainbow—and you can get your hands on one (or several). Kick things off by learning what to bring on a fishing trip in Alaska. Sunblock When you’re going to be spending the... View Article

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