Hunting and Fishing Blog

Everything to Know about Alaska Fly-In Hunting

Fly-in hunting in Alaska is a great way to catch some big game, but there are things you need to know before you begin your trip. There are two kinds of fly-in hunting: unguided and guided. In order to qualify for an unguided trip,...

3 Worst Hunting Offenses to Avoid

Hunting has a set of unspoken rules and customs that all hunters should follow, not just for the sake of the sport, but for the sake of all who enjoy being out in the wild. A break in hunting etiquette is best understood as...

The Life of the Inuit

The Inuit- translating directly as “The People”- are found throughout Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Russia, with a population of 160,000. They have a unique culture, a profound respect for nature, and a significant history dating back thousands of years. The typical Inuit culture was...

The Journey for Alaska Chinook Salmon

From freshwaters to commercial harvest There’s a reason why the Chinook salmon is the most coveted of the five Pacific salmon species. It’s a sturdy fish that has an astonishingly intricate mechanism of navigation, making it possible for them to swim through freshwater and...

3 Things to Do in the Hunting Off-Season

Around this time of year, all the big game seasons have come to an end, which probably means you’re bored and anxiously counting down the days until the next season. It’s easy to be frustrated and completely forget about hunting during this time, but...

Five Salmon Family Challenge

This five salmon family certificate program brings awareness to the families that fish by documenting their Pacific salmon catches. In order to be certified in this curriculum, all participants must comply with the ADF&G sport fishing requirements. This means that all fish must be...

Big Wildfire: Affects On Moose Population

A recent large fire, named the Funny River fire, inside Alaska’s Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has wildlife biologists curious about the moose population in the area. Fires can promote new growth of brush that is a good food source for moose. However, some fire...

Why Alaska’s Wildlife is Important for the Economy

Many people are attracted to Alaska’s gorgeous scenery and diverse wildlife. In fact, most Alaskan’s note the significance influence of this wildlife as their reason for living here. Now there is one more reason to embrace the natural wildlife that Alaska has to offer....

Effects of Fire on Alaskan Wildlife

Are fires really that damaging? Most of the public’s understanding about wildfires come from the media. Wildfires clearly can have negative consequences, but these reports don’t always offer the best perspective on such phenomenon. Fires are devastating only in that they can destroy buildings,...

Hunting On Glaciers: An Alaskan Adventure

Hunting in Alaska offers the adventurous outdoorsman many opportunities not available elsewhere. For example, imagine exploring the vast landscape of Alaskan glaciers while on a hunt. This is one of the great advantages of being a hunter. You get to explore and learn about...