The Kvichak Lodge is located approximately 240 miles southwest of Anchorage in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, home to the world’s largest sockeye salmon run, trophy class rainbow trout, coho salmon, chums, kings, pinks, arctic char, pike, grayling and dolly varden in addition to experiencing indescribeable beauty in one of the most pristine … Read more Experience Kvichak Lodge’s Trophy Fishing
David G. Duncan, a Michigan resident, got to fulfill a longtime dream of fur trapping in Alaska. Local trapper Brad Parsons had David tag along, and he shared his story with us and will appear in the January issue of Alaska Sporting Journal. Here is a snippet of David’s story with some additional photos: PUTTING TOGETHER … Read more Life Of An Alaskan Trapper
Katmai, Alaska – December 5, 2013 – Katmai Lodge is excited to announce its 35th season of exceptional fishing on the Alagnak River. Recently, Robert Follman of California acquired Katmai Lodge and under his new direction and leadership, Mr. Follman is committed to continuing Katmai’s great tradition of service, on the best fishing river … Read more Katmai Lodge: Big Fish On The Alagnak River
Photos courtesy of Dennis Musgraves Our correspondent Dennis Musgraves spends almost one-third of his year fishing the endless waterways of Alaska. He and his buddies call themselves the Alaska Salmon Slayers. Dennis’ latest contribution, for our December issue, is fishing for Arctic grayling on the Delta Clearwater River. Here’s a sneak preview: The motley … Read more Grayling: The Sailfish of the North
By Chris Cocoles First and foremost, Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone gets to enjoy some turkey -or whatever holiday meal you traditionally enjoy- and some football, today. When I talked to Alaskan adopted native son Tommy Moe, one of the more iconic men’s skiers in United States history, I could tell in our 45-minute … Read more Meet The Flying Moe
Robin Hendrickson of Chehalis, Wash., surprised his dad, Jerry, this past summer with a special 70th birthday present, a fishing trip of a lifetime to Alaska. Says Robin’s wife, Amy, who emailed these images, “They rented a motor home in Anchorage and spent two days fishing with owner/guide Ed O’Conner of Advantage Angling on the … Read more Great 70th Birthday Trip To The Kenai, Seward!
I don’t know what shocked me more: the fact that the Nushagak served up a big, fat, ditch-dead-smelly skunk to a trio of Pugetropolis anglers and then over 100 Chinook. Then again, when you read those events occurred on the famed Alaska salmon fishing river within three days of each other, your brow and jaw … Read more Epic Days On The Nush