Categories for Alaskan Fishing Trip

Safety Tips When Running Into Bears in the Wild

October 1, 2020

Do you know how to stay safe if you run into bears in the wild in Alaska? Most people are frightened when accidentally encountering a bear, but bear encounters rarely turn aggressive. If you follow these tips, you’ll come away from your experience safely—and perhaps with a greater respect for the wonders of nature: Avoid whenever possible: Bears usually try to avoid humans as much as possible, so make sure to give bears their space. Don’t approach them in the wild, even to take a photo (no matter how cute they are). Stay calm and stick with your group: The... View Article

How to Stay Safe During a Flash Flood

September 17, 2020

If you’ve never witnessed a flash flood, chances are, you’ll be unprepared for the fast, powerful flooding. They can happen anywhere—even densely-populated urban environments—and cause property damage, injury and sometimes even death. Before you head out on a salmon charter fishing trip in Alaska, you should brush up on your flash flood safety tips. What is a flash flood? A flash flood can occur anywhere, usually due to heavy rainfall from severe storms. However, they can also start after mudslides, dam breakage and storm surges. They may appear with absolutely no warning, making it impossible to prepare yourself or your... View Article

Wildlife Laws to Know About in Alaska

August 3, 2020

An Alaskan fishing trip can be a life-changing experience. It’s simultaneously restful and exciting, serene and challenging. And when you’re casting your line into the stunning waters of Alaska, you get to fish surrounded by some of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful environments in the world. To be sure, whether you’re surrounded by friends or family (or both), whether it’s your first time or your hundredth, a fishing trip in Alaska isn’t to be missed. When you plan your once-in-a-lifetime trip, though, you will want to make sure your visit isn’t marred by a run-in with the law. To keep the... View Article

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

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