Categories for Fishing Technique

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

Tips for Fishing the Environmentally Friendly Way

January 16, 2020

Over the last decade or so, there has been an increased emphasis on sustainability in the world of fishing. The idea is to promote environmentally friendly fishing practices for tourists and the fishing industry alike to protect fish species and the planet as a whole. Here’s a quick look at some of the considerations you should take into account to ensure you’re engaged in green fishing in Alaska. Abide by catch and release laws This is one of the most important things anglers can do to protect the environment. Make sure you follow all of the laws and regulations regarding... View Article

Bait or Lures: Which Is More Effective?

October 18, 2019

When you’re tromping down to the nearest stream or even driving to a local spot, the time-honored question of whether to use live bait or lures can remain more of a theoretical debate, something you chat about with fellow enthusiasts. When you’re planning a trip to Alaska, the world’s fishing Mecca, however, it’s time to think seriously about what type of enticement to string on your pole. Are lures effective for fishing? Is live bait a better option? When it comes to the debate over live bait vs. lures in Alaska, here are some tips to help you make the... View Article

What’s the Difference Between River Fishing and Bank Fishing?

July 26, 2018

Salmon fishing trips in Alaska are like no other fishing trips you will ever take. The fish are plentiful and the scenery is phenomenal. Do you know the difference between river fishing and bank fishing? Want tips for both types of fishing trips in Alaska? Read on to learn more! River fishing As you might have guessed by its name, river fishing is a method of fishing that takes place in a body of water, like a river. When river fishing for salmon or other species of fish, you can cast your line from the shore or a boat, or... View Article

Fishing Morning, Noon and Night

October 15, 2014

For all our seasoned fishermen out there, it’s basic knowledge that there are certain times of the day and certain times of the year where it’s best to go salmon fishing in Alaska. Peak season for salmon fishing occurs from May through September, with the five major salmon species spread throughout the season. The best fishing time for King Salmon starts in May, and you can fish for Silver Salmon all through November. But you still have to take the turnover and time of day into consideration before you go out on your fishing tour in Alaska. The term “turnover”... View Article

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