Friday, September 17, 2021

As I write this, I’m getting ready to head down on the Kenai to surf fish with Randy Sisco and his new Compassion Thru Fishing guiding business. We were originally scheduled to drive…

Thursday, September 09, 2021

For as long as I can remember, the fall season has been my favorite. The days start getting cooler, and the leaves start changing color. With these changes comes the hunting season. …

Thursday, September 02, 2021
Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Heavy rain on Friday raised some Mat-Su salmon stream to flood level over this past weekend. Water level on Little Susitna River on Sunday was at the highest level of the entire seas…

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The statewide waterfowl season opens next Wednesday. The hardcore duck hunters out there are looking forward to spending opening morning in their favorite blind using calls and decoy…

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Much has changed since I wrote last week’s fishing column. After a considerable amount of rain more than 3,000 coho have swum upstream past the Little Susitna River weir since Aug. 1…

Sunday, August 22, 2021
Thursday, August 19, 2021

As I mentioned last week, many Alaska hunting seasons are open or are set to open in just a few days. In fact, some of the caribou hunts north and east of here are already looking at…

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

When I talked with Alaska Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologist Samantha Oslund on Monday of this week, she mentioned the department was hearing good reports of sport coho …

Saturday, August 14, 2021
Friday, August 13, 2021
Saturday, August 07, 2021
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Most years coho salmon support a big portion of the annual sport fishing effort in the Mat-Su Valley. Even more so in 2021 with Alaska residents and out-of-state visitors clamoring t…

Friday, August 06, 2021

Every year for the past several, Andy Couch, a member of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Fish and Wildlife Commission and owner of Fishtales’ River Guiding, has offered to take the oth…

Monday, August 02, 2021
Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Although last week’s fishing column focussed exclusively on salmon personal use dip net fisheries most used by Mat-Su Valley residents, with seasons winding down at four of these loc…

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