Alaska

News, articles and updates about fishing and hunting destinations and pursuits in Alaska

SOLDOTNA, Alaska – The kings are dead. Long live the kings. But are they, really? The chilly reaches of the famed Kenai River were made famous by the hulking specimens of one salmon species, but its smaller cousin has assumed the throne as economic monarch of this world-class fishery, bringing out...
Mother Nature's sweet symphony in this wild place is music to my ears and I've got a front-row seat. The bubbling stream crawls down a jagged staircase of barnacle-encrusted boulders, drumming its way toward the salt water cove and creating subtle variations on a single monotonous note. In the distance,...
FRITZ COVE, Alaska -- This wildlife-rich landscape in late spring and early summer is fit for a king, and when the bruising monarchs of the salmon family show up, it’s a crowning achievement to be anywhere near the party. The gritty, pebble-laden beach that was submerged only hours before now...
SOLDOTNA, Alaska – In this majestic angling landscape, timing isn’t everything – it’s the only thing. The split shots tickled the bottom of the surging glacial-fed Kenai River, emitting just enough vibration as they bounced off weathered crags below to pique an angler’s curiosity for a fleeting moment. The paramount...
HOMER, Alaska -- You would be hard-pressed to find a more picturesque and stunning corner of this planet or any other than the end of the road on the Kenai Peninsula. Each wandering glance elicits another image fit for a postcard, including snow-capped volcanoes looming on the broad horizon, swarms...
KENAI RIVER, Alaska -- The sweeping, familiar silhouette in the bluebird sky sways decisively in the nighttime breeze. It’s a couple of hours to the start of a new day, and in the hovering glow the eagle descends to an evergreen perch with nimble strides. The inquisitive bird of prey...