The Best Ice Fishing in Alaska

11/03/2014
The Best Ice Fishing in Alaska

The snow is already flying here, and that can only mean one thing: Ice fishing season is just around the corner! With more than 180 stocked lakes in south central Alaska, the odds of catching a “hard water” fish — whether you are first or 101st — are outstanding.

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Activity of the Week: Cast a line with plenty of elbow room

07/01/2010

Com-bat fish-ing ˈkäm-bat ˈfi-shiŋ : Alaskan phrase: to stand elbow to-elbow with fellow anglers in the hunt for the state’s most sought-after fish. While this kind of heart-pumping adrenaline rush is one way to fill the freezer — and have a blast in the process — combat fishing isn’t the…

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Weekend at Base Camp: Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge

05/18/2010

It’s not surprising that Alaska is home to the nation’s largest national park, but you might be surprised that, unlike Denali, many Alaskans have never even been there. Driving through miles of wilderness to the Copper River Valley towards Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is…

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Weekend at Base Camp: McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

05/04/2010

Some Alaskans think of Denali as many New Yorkers fondly regard Times Square: a treat best reserved for entertaining out-of-town relatives. But while the mountain does draw thousands of travelers and hopeful mountaineers each year, the area offers much more to those who may have seen “the Great One” against…

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