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Category Archives: Alaska
What is the perfect anchorage? There may be many opinions on this, but the choice of Portage Bay should be a fairly good one by any measure. This bay is conveniently located along the main cruising route just north of … Continue reading
The saltwater and freshwater fishing regulations for 2013 – 2014 have been published by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The summary below sorts out what applies to non-residents who are unguided, sport fishermen for the northern and southern … Continue reading
Years ago I used to fish every summer out of Clover Pass north of Ketchikan for silvers. My buddies and I would rent skiffs from the Knudson Cove Marina (at the time owned by Dick Miller one of my high school buddies) … Continue reading
When fishing for halibut, whether you are fishing for a trophy or just for food, everyone has their special technique. Some halibut fisherman swear by jigs, others adamantly say the only way to hook them is with circle hooks. I prefer … Continue reading
Well it’s been some time since I published a blog about where to fish for halibut in the Juneau area. Now there are some favorites close in that are popular with the locals but I’m usually moving and prefer to get … Continue reading
There is a surprisingly large area of cell phone coverage across SE Alaska that is available to the non-satellite user. One would expect to have decent coverage near the large communities such as Sitka, Juneau or Ketchikan, but many smaller communities … Continue reading