Several sport fishing related businesses that depend upon Mat-Su Valley coho salmon fishing are experiencing big impacts from the emergency closures of coho (silver) salmon fishing at Deshka River and Little Susitna River compounded by wildfires that have restricted traffic and fishing north…

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…

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

As I’ve mentioned in the past silver or coho salmon are the most harvested salmon by sport anglers of all five species present in the Mat-Su Valley. More Mat-Su Valley coho salmon ar…

Friday, July 26, 2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

When I talked with Alaska Department of Fish and Game Fisheries Biologist, Samantha Oslund earlier this week she mentioned that anglers are continuing to catch large abundance of pin…

It’s summer in Alaska. That means road construction projects virtually everywhere you drive. For example, if you’re not familiar with the back roads of Palmer, just trying to get fro…

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

According to Alaska Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologist, Samantha Oslund the Susitna River drainage has seen a huge influx of pink salmon this year with good numbers of f…

The hunt planning continues, but, luckily, we’re not scheduled to leave for another month. Arranging for a charter aircraft is proving to be a little more difficult than I thought. J…

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

We’re halfway through the summer fishing season with the closure of king season tomorrow and I haven’t gone once! I hope the improving trend we’re seeing this year continues into fut…

Friday, July 05, 2019

As I write this, we are experiencing one of the hottest and driest periods I can remember. Please be careful and follow the burn and fireworks bans currently in effect. We survived t…

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

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