Merry Christmas from Alaska Sporting Journal

By Chris Cocoles Merry Christmas, everyone. The January edition of Alaska Sporting Journal should be available for sale in the next week. We think this is an excellent issue to kick off the New Year. We have a diverse collection of stories, with everything from a cover story on the hit reality TV show Alaska: The … Read more Merry Christmas from Alaska Sporting Journal

Michigan Hunter’s Remarkable Survival Story

A Michigan hunter detailed his Alaska survival story. Adrian Knopps, 51, was stranded for almost a week back in the fall after his hunting partner drowned. Here are a few details, courtesy of an Associated Press report out of Detroit: Resigned that he would die, the 51-year-old electrician from Grand Ledge carved a farewell message … Read more Michigan Hunter’s Remarkable Survival Story

But you do you recall…. the most famous reindeer of all

This just in: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game with a report on Santa’s reindeer known to be congregating in Alaska.     Among the “facts” about Santa’s special deer:   Santa’s reindeer are cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Claus, as well as a few specially trained elves, at the North Pole. Even … Read more But you do you recall…. the most famous reindeer of all

All About Snowshoes

  By Chris Cocoles Last night I attended a seminar on snowshoes, put on by sister snowshoes companies Tubbs (tubbssnowshoes.com) and Atlas (atlassnowshoe.com), which have combined on the website snowshoes.com. Kelsey Boyce, marketing coordinator for Tubbs (a division of K2 Outdoors), hosted a group of snowshoe enthusiasts. Here are some photos of the event at … Read more All About Snowshoes

Kenai brown bear controversy still “bruin”

The contentious battle between the state of Alaska and federal authorities over the Kenai Peninsula’s brown bear population pertaining to hunting continues to be, well, contentious. In the December issue of Alaska Sporting Journal, we ran a story about the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge’s controversial decision to shut down brown bear hunting on what was … Read more Kenai brown bear controversy still “bruin”