Happy New Year! And, to be more specific, Happy New Decade. Welcome to the 2020s, folks. Before we usher in a new decade, here’s to the best quotes of 2019 as the 2010s fade into memory: • Hunting guide and TV host Billy Molls (January) on getting his clients on an Alaskan animal of a … Read more They Said It: The Best Soundbites Of 2019
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Current Southeast Alaska Regional King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For 2020 (Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is reminding anglers that the 2020 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat remain unchanged except that the resident … Read more Southeast Alaska King Salmon Regulations For 2020 (Update)
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Here’s an interview and some of the majestic photos from a great new book from Frenchman Michel Rawicki that appears in our December issue: By Chris Cocoles Frenchman Michel Rawicki was influenced a couple ways as a youngster and then an adult – first by photography, and then by … Read more Happy Holidays: Here Are Some Amazing Polar Bears From An Awesome New Book!
The following press release is courtesy of a conglomerate representing Pebble Mine opposition: DILLINGHAM, AK – Congress yesterday completed a spending deal that includes a stern warning to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding its rushed and flawed permitting process for the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The warning, included in a report to the … Read more Congress: U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers EIS “Lacks Certain Critical Information”
https://twitter.com/branamchrisw/status/1207709982528983042?s=20 The following press release is courtesy of Oregon State University: CORVALLIS, Ore. – It’s a familiar scene to anyone who’s watched footage of brown bears catching sockeye salmon in Alaska: They’re standing knee-deep in a rushing river, usually near a waterfall, and grabbing passing fish with their paws or jaws. But a new study published in the … Read more Study: Alaska Brown Bears Flock To Small Streams For Salmon Meals
The following appears in the December issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY PAUL D. ATKINS Depending on how you look at it, November in the Arctic can be a happy time or sad time for most of us. Hunting is done, the berries are picked and it’s time to relax or wonder. For me I’m … Read more The Tricks To Score A Draw Hunt Tag
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the number of lines allowed for each angler ice fishing for northern pike in Kings Lake from two lines to five lines. This regulatory change is effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, … Read more Five Rods To Be Allowed On Kings Lake For Pike Fishing
The following is courtesy of Mark Titus, director of The Breach and The Wild: But First, The Tongass… If you’ve seen The Breach, you know that I spent the better part of my 20s and into my 30s working as a wilderness fishing guide at Yes Bay Lodge in the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska. This is … Read more Getting Wild In Alaska