Categories for Alaskan Fishing Trip

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

What Kinds of Freshwater Fish Are Found in Alaska’s Rivers?

February 20, 2020

A fishing trip in Alaska is something that fishers wait for their entire lives, and for good reason—the stunning natural beauty is matched only by the diversity of the fish that call the state’s rivers and streams their own. If you’ve ever wondered what potential fish in Alaska rivers are there for the taking on an Alaska fishing trip, here’s a smattering of the offerings. Whitefish If you come to Alaska with the aim of eating whatever you catch—and more power to you!—then you can’t do much better than one of the species of whitefish in Alaska. There are seven... View Article

When Does Fishing Season Start in Alaska?

February 7, 2020

Alaska’s natural wonders offer breathtaking views, incredible wildlife, miles of unspoiled wilderness and, of course, some of the finest fishing opportunities North America has to offer. Many of our customers ask us when the best time is to fish in Alaska, and we’re happy to say the answer is “year-round.” While we offer salmon fishing trips from May through November, general fishing excursions are available all year long. If you’re planning a fishing trip for a specific type of fish, you’ll want to plan around their peak season. However, if you’re coming for the experience rather than targeting a certain... View Article

What Will This Summer’s Weather Look Like in Alaska?

January 24, 2020

If you’ve been looking forward to your Alaskan summer vacation for a while now, you’ve probably given at least a little thought to the weather. This is especially important if you’re planning on a fishing trip with Phantom Tri-River Charters. So, what is summer actually like in Alaska? Thanks to climate change, the summers have been more severe than normal, and it looks like 2020 will be no exception. Average Alaska summer weather Typically, Alaska has extremely pleasant summer weather, with daytime highs in the 60- to 80-degree Fahrenheit range, and nighttime lows dropping into the 40s and 50s—but temperatures... View Article

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

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