Here Are Your 2018 Quotes Of The Year In ASJ

“The Alaska experience was always something that I guess I yearned for. And I’ve never had a time where I felt like I had enough. I love the wild, and it’s the wildest place, certainly in America.”   Happy New Year! Here at Alaska Sporting Journal we hope your 2019 is happy, prosperous and all your … Read more Here Are Your 2018 Quotes Of The Year In ASJ

Hagfish Getting Some Alaska Love

Utter the words “Alaska seafood” and it’s not likely hagfisn will not be one of the first words out of someone’s mouth. Yet as an Anchorage Daily News report suggests, there is a financial gain to be made from these slimy sea creatures and Alaska is trying to take advantage. First, here’s a little bit about hagfish from … Read more Hagfish Getting Some Alaska Love

What A Hunter Has Learned As The Year Winds Down

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Why not celebrate your holiday season by remembering what you’ve learned out in the field. Check out this story from our correspondent Jeff Lund: BY JEFF LUND Yesterday, Facebook told me that last year at this time I was catching salmon on my fly rod and that my buddy Zack … Read more What A Hunter Has Learned As The Year Winds Down

Fish Can’t Be Retained At Several Soldotna-Area Lakes

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – Sport fishing will be permitted at East and West Mackey, Sevena, Union, and Derks lakes; however, the retention of all species of fish is prohibited at these lakes. These restrictions will be in effect from 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, January 1 … Read more Fish Can’t Be Retained At Several Soldotna-Area Lakes

Salmon Conservationists Will Keep Fighting In 2019 After Ballot Measure Loss

The following appears in the December issue of Alaska Sporting Journal:  BY JENNY WEIS  As Alaska anglers begin to move past the divisive political season and return to reminiscing about our best catches of the 2018 season and counting down the days until 2019’s first Chinook begin their migration, some might be wondering how the … Read more Salmon Conservationists Will Keep Fighting In 2019 After Ballot Measure Loss

Pebble Mine Opponents Gearing Up For Next Round In Fight

The following press release is courtesy of Businesses For Bristol Bay: One year ago the Pebble Limited Partnership filed its permit application with the Army Corps of Engineers.  Today, just 12 months later, the Army Corps is preparing to release Pebble’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and begin its public comment period in January with … Read more Pebble Mine Opponents Gearing Up For Next Round In Fight