Another Southeast Monster Halibut

Check out this monster halibut – a 200-pounder – caught by a self-guided angler out of Chinook Shores Lodge in Ketchikan:     The fishing IS great in Ketchikan, Alaska! …we still have a place for YOU! September 3-9, 2015 September 25-October 1, 2015 Make Your Reservation Today! For more information about self-guided fishingor guided charters, email info@chinookshores.com or call (907) … Read more Another Southeast Monster Halibut

How To Hit An Alaskan Salmon Grand Slam

  Editor’s note: The following story appears in the July issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: Story and Photos By Dennis Musgraves  Sportfishing for salmon presents a fresh challenge for me every summer in Alaska. I can thank a longtime friend, Mathew Splechter, who many years ago issued a fishing challenge to me that I try … Read more How To Hit An Alaskan Salmon Grand Slam

Zeiss Sports Introduces Premium Scope

          NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA., (July 27, 2015) – Carl Zeiss Sports Optics (zeiss.com/sports-optics/en_us/hunting/home.html), the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce the world’s first premium crossbow scope, TERRA 3x XB75 with patented ballistic reticle. The new XB75 2-7×32 offers crossbow enthusiasts the ability to determine aiming … Read more Zeiss Sports Introduces Premium Scope

Life On The Refuge: The Last Alaskans

The following story appears in the July issue of Alaska Sporting Journal  By Chris Cocoles Photos courtesy of Animal Planet Remember when you were young and daydreamed about what life in the future would be like, or at least could be like? Heimo Korth has more Fred Flintstone in him than George Jetson. He’s more … Read more Life On The Refuge: The Last Alaskans

Treasure Quest: Snake Island’s Big Debut

    Alaskans Cork Graham and Jeremy Whalen had quite a smashing debut in their live-action adventure series Treasure Quest: Snake Island, on the Discovery Channel. Here’s the release from the Discovery Channel, with other news about another show we profiled, Alaskan Bush People: ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLEwas the #1 Prime Time telecast across all of … Read more Treasure Quest: Snake Island’s Big Debut

Safety, Not Selfie, First When Surrounded By Wildlife

Summer in Alaska means visits to some of the most beautiful and diverse ecosystems in the world. But sharing the Last Frontier with wildlife comes with the responsibility to stay safe. In other words, don’t assume that taking a selfie with animals behind you is the smartest idea. From Reuters:  A Yellowstone National Park visitor … Read more Safety, Not Selfie, First When Surrounded By Wildlife