Four Trophy Fishing Experiences in the Last Frontier

The 30-inch mark is an Alaskan distinction between really big rainbows and HUGE rainbows.
Photo courtesy Crystal Creek Lodge

Alaska is blessed with an incredible wealth of sport-fishing opportunities—from easy-to-reach streams that flow alongside highways or right through town, to remote waters accessible . . .

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Everything You Want to Know About Kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka)

During the spawn, kokanees develop the classic sockeye hump, green head, and kype.

The landlocked version of the sockeye salmon, the kokanee (pronounced coke-a-nee) spends its entire life in fresh water. Instead of migrating to the ocean, adult kokanees inhabit large. . .

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Video: The Amazing Rainbows of Alaska’s Copper River

Doug Roland of the Lowcountry Journal sent me a note this morning, pointing me to his new video about a trip to Alaska. Doug is a South Carolina redfish guy, and this was his first real experience river-fishing for trout and salmon. Talk about starting at. . .

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