Monday, December 7, 2009

Re-Discover Trout Fishing in Alaska

Re-Discover Trout Fishing in Alaska

Are you looking for a fantastic place to fish for trout? Trout is undoubtedly one of the top places in the world. Do you want to learn more about in Alaska and how to do so successfully?

Season opens on June 8th and lasts through mid-September. This is the best time for fishing trout in Alaska. Coincidentally, it is also the only time that it is legal to do so there.

Whether you enjoy top water fly fishing or deep water lake fishing, you can get immense pleasure in fishing for trout in the lakes and streams of Alaska. The Alaska Rainbow Trout are found along the Alagnak River and is a very popular area for fishing. This entire area of the Alagnak River in Alaska has a high population of wild Alaska fishing trout and is very popular.

Do you want to catch trout until your arms are literally numb? Do you want to feel like you have the trout jumping right into your boat? You definitely need to know where to go and when to go for Alaskan trout fishing.

During the prime fishing season, you can expect to land around 15-20 trout daily and some experienced trout fisherman even bring in 35-40 per day. You can be right there with them enjoying trout fishing from one of the most popular and best trout fishing rivers in the world.

Some of Alaska's other premier trout fishing rivers are:


These two rivers meet up and form the Alagnak which is very popular during Alaska Trout Fishing Season. While these are popular, they are still typically uncrowded and you can really enjoy a day or more of fishing for trout, even during the trout season without feeling crowded.

In addition to knowing which rivers and lakes to fish from, you also need to know what type or technique of fishing to use. There are also many different types of fishing that can be done. Some types include:

Dry flies
Top water mousing
Egg and bead

Bead fishing is one popular technique that is now often being used in Alaska as well as surrounding areas for trout fishing. If you are unsure about this type, find out if there are fishing instructors to help you or fishing guides where you are looking to go Alaska trout fishing.

Fast Facts About The State of Alaska!

Name Origin: The name of Alaska comes from the Aleut work Alyeska, meaning The Great Land.

Capital: Juneau is the only capital in the United States accessible only by boat or plane. Statehood: The US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7,200,000.00 (about 2 cents an acre) and made it the union's 49th state on January 3, 1959.

Land Area Size: Alaska is the largest state in the union, covering 570,373 square miles, approximately one fifth of the entire United States. Alaska is so large that the state of Rhode Island could fit into Alaska 425 times.

Population: The population of Alaska is only 626,932 and compared to the population of bears in Alaska, there is 1 bear for every 21 people.

Tallest mountain in North America: Mt. McKinley stands at 20,320 feet. Alaska is also home to 16 of the 20 highest mountains in the U.S.

Greatest concentration of glaciers in North America: There are more active glaciers and ice fields in Alaska than in the rest of the inhabited world. The largest glacier is Malaspina at 805 square miles.


The Last Frontier
Alaska is one of the most beautiful places in the world. This last frontier is a land of extremes where one can see the wonders of nature and live without any modern amenities. Alaska, admitted as the 49th state to the union is thought of as "America's Last Frontier" because of its distance from the lower 48 states and because of its rugged landscape and climate.

Land of the Midnight Sun
This nickname refers to Alaska's northern locations where, for a period of time, in the summer, the sun never completely dips below the horizon. The sun is visible at midnight. Parts of Alaska are bathed in 24 hours of daylight.

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