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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Fishing Alaska’s Copper River Salmon: 5 Things to Know

12/31/2012
RJ Kopchak, commercial fisherman, Cordova, Alaska.

Between mid-May and mid-June, foodies eagerly await the arrival of the highly-prized (and typically expensive) deliveries of the various “Wild Copper Salmon” from Alaska. Restaurants compete over who can get their hands on the first batch of the highly-coveted fish. Up north in Alaska, it’s a mad dash to catch…

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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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