ASJ correspondent Dennis Musgraves of the Alaskan Salmon Slayers will have a Kenai coho story for our November issue. Dennis provided this video for a sneak preview of what you’ll read about it in the print edition.
Laine Welch, one of Alaska’s go-to reporters for fish-related news, weighed in on the concern about Alaska’s struggling Chinook salmon population. From Welch’s report in the Anchorage Daily News/Alaska Dispatch: “It’s not the freshwater production of the juvenile Chinook that is the reason this decline is occurring; it’s being driven by poor marine survival,” said … Read more Solving Alaska’s Chinook Decline
The youngster beat out the old fishing veterans. Recently, Idaho teenager Jackson Hobbs, 16, took the lead in the Homer Halibut Jackpot Derby with a 335-pounder. Hobbs, who was visiting Alaska from his Idaho home, had his big fish hold up to win the derby and its $10,000 prize, plus a bonus for total tickets … Read more Teen’s 335-pound Halibut Holds Up To Win Derby
The Good Sense In Using Scents By Trey Carskadon 2014 has provided some compelling challenges for freshwater anglers. Scarce water has drawn down a number of popular reservoirs and pulled dozens of rivers and streams to a trickle. There’s pluses and minuses in dealing with these challenges. Certainly, less water confines fish to smaller areas … Read more Atlas-Mike: A Leader In Fishing Scents
From the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Waterfowl Regulations for 2014 Include Good News for Goose Hunters (Statewide) — Alaska goose hunters will be allowed larger bag limits this season, depending upon where in the state they hunt and what goose species they pursue, thanks to changes in the 2014-2015 migratory bird hunting … Read more New Regulations Should Make Goose Hunters Happy
The thrill of a lifetime is waiting for you! Experience the intensity of catching a silver salmon, a halibut or possibly a shark. We’re here to help you experience something special. Silver salmon: two trips daily (7 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Sharks and halibut (all day) Silver salmon (half day) Maximum of six in boat … Read more Shark Tooth Charters: Choose Your Fishing Adventure
Located in Lake Isabella, Calif., Dad’s jerky offers delicious products ranging from traditional jerky to dried fruit and nuts. The art of intense flavor for the do-it-yourselfer Perfect, intense flavor, that’s all you want. Dad’s began in the home kitchen, went on to processing thousands of pounds of whole muscle beef a month and back … Read more Dad’s Jerky: Great Taste In Three Easy Steps