Introducing Newbies To Fishing

Here’s a neat story courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture  about the U.S. Forest Service and Sitka Conservation Society teaming up to host a “Fish Boot Camp” at Tongass National Forest. Here are a few highlights from the project, courtesy of Nat Gillespie of USFS and the Sitka Conversation Society’s Andrew Thoms: Tongass National Forest … Read more Introducing Newbies To Fishing

State-Fish Art Contest Winners

From Wildlife Forever: Brooklyn Center, MN – Winners of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest and their families assembled in Hot Springs, Arkansas on August 21 and 22 at the Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing. Hosted by Title Sponsor FLW, the Awards Ceremony was held in Horner Hall at the Hot Springs Convention Center.  States across … Read more State-Fish Art Contest Winners

Get The Breach On DVD

  Earlier this year, we profiled Mark Titus’ fantastic wild salmon documentary, The Breach. The film is now available on DVD. Here’s a note from Titus, the director and writer of the movie, with some other tidbits about future screenings in Washington State: I’m excited to report The Breach is available for purchase on Amazon today.  You … Read more Get The Breach On DVD

Massive Halibut Caught Off Sitka

Steve Carson, a correspondent for our sister magazine, California Sportsman, provided the following to us:   This monster 466-pound Alaska halibut was “team fought,” and thus not IGFA- legal, but it exceeded the current IGFA mark of 459 pounds. The huge barndoor inhaled an 8-inch Berkley Power Grub rigged on a 12-ounce leadhead fished in 200 … Read more Massive Halibut Caught Off Sitka

Treasure Quest: Snake Island Season Finale Tonight

Treasure Quest: Snake Island, which we featured in the August issue of Alaska Sporting Journal, finishes its successful first season tonight on Discovery Channel. Last week’s episode was, according to the Discovery Channel, the No. 1 cable telecast on the night for the first time this season in key demographics. Tonight’s finale is scheduled for … Read more Treasure Quest: Snake Island Season Finale Tonight