Alaska

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

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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
If you're planning to make the trek north to Alaska for hunting in 2017, you better buy your licenses and tags before 2016 ends to avoid skyrocketing nonresident fees. Nonresident hunting tag fees for a variety of big game, including black bears and brown bears and moose, caribou and sheep...