Categories for Fishing Technique

The Thrill of Fly Fishing in Alaska: Techniques and Tactics for a Successful Trip

July 15, 2023

The Thrill of Fly Fishing in Alaska: Techniques and Tactics for a Successful Trip Alaska, the land of breathtaking landscapes and pristine rivers, is a dream come true for fly fishing enthusiasts. With its abundance of salmon, trout, and other freshwater species, it offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the thrill of fly fishing in some of the most remote and untouched places on Earth. In this blog post, we will explore some techniques and tactics that can help you make the most of your fly fishing adventure in Alaska. Choosing the Right Gear Before embarking on your fly fishing... View Article

7 Most Common Mistakes To Avoid With Your Fishing Gear

March 27, 2023

  7 Most Common Mistakes To Avoid With Your Fishing Gear When it comes to fishing charters in Alaska, there are plenty of mistakes that people make that can derail a trip. Luckily, there are some mistakes that you can avoid! 1. Not Changing Your Line It is important to change your line frequently because it can get brittle and break easily. Changing your line is also an essential part of ensuring you have a smooth casting experience when fishing. Having fresh line on your reel will prevent kinks in your cast and ensure you have enough line to reach... View Article

Casting Tips for Improving Your Technique

February 9, 2023

Unless you use a cane pole with no reel, you will need to learn various casting techniques to put your lure or bait where you need it to go. Fishing conditions vary by location and season, so a few tips for a better cast could help you to land more fish. Whether you are using a baitcasting or a spinning combo during your Alaskan fishing charter, the cast types are mostly the same. So you can use the same types of casts when using spinning or baitcasting fishing gear. The only real differences are in how you handle spinning and... View Article

How To Cast Using Spinning Reels or Baitcaster Reels

November 10, 2022

Do you want to go fishing? If you are an old pro, then stop by Phantom Tri-Rivers Charters to book your next Alaskan fishing adventure. If you are new to fishing or if it has been a while, don’t worry, you can come too! If you want to get the most out of the trip, though, then refreshing your casting skills or learning how to cast a spinning reel or how to cast a Baitcaster reel will help. How To Cast a Spinning Reel  Like anything we learn, we get better with practice. With a few attempts, you will be... View Article

Pro Tips to Catch King Salmon

April 6, 2022

King salmon are prized for their large size and delicious flavor, making them a popular target for anglers. The state of Alaska is known for tons of wildlife, including some of the best fishing in the country. If you’re looking to land one of these fish, here are a few strategies to easily catch salmon. Choose the Right Gear When it comes to king salmon fishing, having the right gear is crucial. These fish are large and powerful, so you’ll need a rod and reel that can handle the fight. In addition, use a heavier line than you would for... View Article

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