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.
The derivation of many Alaska towns belongs to gold. And with the fantasy of fortune in the 1800s, came waves of adventurers, dreamers and lots of schemers to the last frontier, leaving behind a legacy of captivating tales. But before the time of Soapy Smith and Joe Juneau, it all…
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…
“Activity of the Week” is a weekly blog series that profiles adventures, destinations and tour operators from across Alaska.”
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…
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…