Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Hunter education has come a long way in Alaska since I was first certified to be a basic HE instructor back about 1992. In those days, HE wasn’t required in Alaska and two of the cur…

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Most of the fall big game hunting seasons are over with a few still extending into the winter months. Most anglers have put away their summer gear and some are readying their ice fis…

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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PALMER — Government Peak Recreation Area has brought a new standard of trails to the Mat-Su Valley, with the first lighted ski trails in the Mat-Su Borough.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Once, while watching the two rams, both Gnarly and I noticed the rams watching something below them on the rock face. As we continued watching, I suddenly saw a wolverine running acr…

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

As we flew over the landing strip, I noticed that Gnarly had already picked a campsite and had the tent set up. We landed, off loaded the remaining gear, and reconfirmed the pick-up …

Friday, September 06, 2019

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game only allowed eight days of bait fishing on Little Susitna River in 2019, before restricting the river back to artificial lures. That first emer…

My hunting partner, Gnarly Dan, and I had decided to apply for a caribou drawing permit hunt for the 2019 hunting season. We discussed the various hunts available and decided the DC5…

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

When I talked with Mike Hudson with 3 Rivers Fly and Tackle in Wasilla on Wednesday he had two suggestions for Mat-Su Anglers for the coming weekend. He suggested Mat-Su Valley lake …

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Alaska has the international reputation for being one of the premier big game hunting places in the world. Another hunting option exists here which is often overlooked by visiting ni…

Most of Alaska’s general hunting seasons have been open for almost three weeks now. I occasionally take a moment from what I’m doing at the time to ponder life. Recently, I’ve been t…

Friday, August 16, 2019

As all hunters are probably aware, the 2019 Alaska general hunting season started Aug. 10, and will continue, depending on species, well into next year. I got caught up in this whole…

Thursday, August 15, 2019

“This is has been one of my tougher silver salmon seasons,” an exhausted Ben Allen of Miller’s Riverboat Service, proclaimed after a one-day fishing trip where he took a group of ang…

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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