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Other Tips for Your Alaska Fly Fishing Trip

03.22.13

We previously shared the top 5 guide tips for your Alaska fly fishing trip, as given by our past and present guides, but here are few more good guide tips to help make sure you get the most out of your fishing trip …

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Other Tips for Your Alaska Fly Fishing Trip


Top Tips for Your Alaska Fly Fishing Trip

03.21.13

Bring Solid Rain Gear. Period. It will likely rain at some point while you’re fly fishing in Alaska

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Top Tips for Your Alaska Fly Fishing Trip


Knots for your Alaska Fly Fishing Trip

03.12.13

Our guides will always be around to help out but for those who want to learn more about the sport of fly fishing, or who want to be more independent on the water, following is a list of the most common knots you will use …

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Knots for your Alaska Fly Fishing Trip


Lodging in King Salmon, Alaska

03.02.12

The following gives you an idea about the different lodging options in King Salmon, AK for before or after your Alaska fishing adventure. Be mentally prepared, lodging is generally overpriced for what you get compared to what you see in the lower 48 for …

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Lodging in King Salmon, Alaska


Things to do around King Salmon, Alaska

02.21.12

To the visitor from a major metropolitan area, there’s really not a lot to do around King Salmon in terms of easy access tourist type activities… bring a book and some patience! The core of King Salmon consists of the airport, 2 nearby bars/restaurants …

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Things to do around King Salmon, Alaska


Alaska Fishing Trip Gear and Clothing Advice

02.01.12

In the following, we attempt to clarify and/or explain some of the items on our SAFARI camp gear list for your upcoming Alaska fishing adventure. We’ll discuss some of the trade-offs, and we’ll offer some specific recommendations for your consideration. But please don’t feel …

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Alaska Fishing Trip Gear and Clothing Advice


Things to do around Anchorage, Alaska

12.02.11

Anchorage, Alaska is a great place to visit. There’s plenty of things to do and see within this metropolitan city with an obvious mountain town feel, plus a lifetime’s worth of outdoor and fishing options within a short drive. If you …

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Things to do around Anchorage, Alaska


Simms StreamTread Wading Boots

04.20.11

The rubber sole does not absorb water like felt, so each step is lighter compared to felt (this was the first real reason I became a fan of sticky rubber).

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Simms StreamTread Wading Boots


Preventing Invasive Species in Alaska’s Streams and Rivers

04.10.11

With just three simple steps before your Alaska fishing trip you can help keep our rivers and streams pristine. Of course, preventing invasive species is good practice for any traveling fishing trip. Along with a switch from felt to rubber soled …

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Preventing Invasive Species in Alaska’s Streams and Rivers


How to Recycle Your Old Fishing Waders

04.05.11

Absolutely don’t throw your old breathable fishing waders away!

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How to Recycle Your Old Fishing Waders