12 05, 2017

Mat-Su Valley Salmon Preview


By: Andy Couch Green leaves emerging in spring signals that Alaska’s state fish, the king (Chinook) salmon will soon be pushing into Mat-Su Valley rivers and streams. The first few king salmon will likely be taken from valley locations during the week of May 8-14. Kings are the largest and first salmon to show up [...]

Mat-Su Valley Salmon Preview2018-04-18T18:58:23-07:00
16 02, 2017

Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley Producing Big Ice Bows


By: Chris Shaffer To be honest I wanted to stay in the hotel and sleep in. I’m more of a fair weather angler and after guide Dustin Slinker of The Bait Shack in Anchorage, Alaska, told me he expects us to get three bites in a half day, I wasn’t excited about fishing. Unfortunately, with [...]

Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley Producing Big Ice Bows2018-04-18T18:59:10-07:00
15 03, 2016

Ice Fishing Alaska’s Matanuska – Susitna Valley


By: Andy Couch The Matanuska - Susitna Borough (Mat-Su) contains lots of lakes, is roughly the size of West Virginia and is rich in ice fishing opportunities. Many lakes along the road system are stocked by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) providing endless options. Perhaps the best way for anglers to learn [...]

Ice Fishing Alaska’s Matanuska – Susitna Valley2019-10-31T08:52:34-07:00
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