Alaska

News & Tips: Explore Best of Alaska: Salmon Fishing The Kenai River & Bass Pro's Anchorage Store...
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Explore Best of Alaska: Salmon Fishing The Kenai River & Bass Pro's Anchorage Store

July 31, 2014
 I saw the flash of silver as the fish broke the surface of the water.  I jerked the rod up sharply and then let the line play out as the big salmon bucked and arced in its dance to shake the hook…
News & Tips: Bass Pro's New Anchorage Store & Mark Zona Featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio July 12...
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Bass Pro's New Anchorage Store & Mark Zona Featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio July 12

July 10, 2014
Mark Zona's brand-new TV show for Outdoor Channel Mark Zona, host of Outdoor Channel’s, “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show,” is featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World radio. Joining Zona is Pat Nolde…
News & Tips: Looking for a Unique Hunting Adventure? Try Reindeer in Alaska...
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Looking for a Unique Hunting Adventure? Try Reindeer in Alaska

July 8, 2014
Are you a hunter who's just about done it all? Are you looking for possibly the most unique hunting adventure in North America? Hunting reindeer in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska might be just the…
News & Tips: Idaho’s Salmon Run Brings Excitement...
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Idaho’s Salmon Run Brings Excitement

May 19, 2014
The lower 48 may not have anywhere near the salmon fishing that Alaska has, but one thing unique about Idaho is that we have the longest salmon run in America. I go even on a bad year just to see the…
News & Tips: TRCP & 1,000+ Groups Urge the EPA to Halt Pebble Mine...
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TRCP & 1,000+ Groups Urge the EPA to Halt Pebble Mine

January 22, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency released the final Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment for the proposed Pebble Mine project, identifying major threats to fish and game habitat posed by massive…
News & Tips: Alaska's Giant Brown Bears
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Alaska's Giant Brown Bears

December 24, 2013
Ever since I saw a photo on the cover of Petersen's Hunting Annual of legendary outdoor writer Craig Boddington with a giant brown bear he'd taken in Alaska, I've been dreaming of the day when I too…
News & Tips: Two Record Stone Sheep in One Day
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Two Record Stone Sheep in One Day

February 12, 2013
    Richard L'Esperance and his Yukon Stone sheep, with each horn measuring 43 4/8 inches. On a recent whitetail hunt in Illinois with Zack's Whitetail Expeditions, I shared a camp with a couple…
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The Great Alaska

November 1, 2012
The title of this blog post pretty much says it all: The state of Alaska is great for many reasons like its size, beauty, resources, birds, animals and fish. The fishing is what originally attracted…
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Fishing the Alagnak River in Alaska for Pink Salmon aka Humpies

October 12, 2012
I just returned in late August from my annual hosting trip to the Alagnak River in Alaska. This year, I was able to target the Pink Salmon, which are not available every year. These fish enter the…