For The People’s Paper: Keep ’em Wet to Conserve Mat-Su’s Resident Fish

For The People’s Paper: Keep ’em Wet to Conserve Mat-Su’s Resident Fish

March is my favorite winter month. The days are getting longer, the temperature is rising and it’s prime time for most outdoor winter activities. But March also means our long winter will soon be over, and for many Alaskans like me, that means one thing – fishing season.

Guest Post: Small changes equal big rewards by Ryan McCormick

Guest Post: Small changes equal big rewards by Ryan McCormick

If you fish Mat-Su Valley streams, chances are you’ve had some tough days —days when you can’t do anything right and it seems there isn’t a trout in any beat you have covered. We’ve all been there. Those days are frustrating, to say the least, but I’ve learned more from those tough days then I ever have when it has been lights out fishing. Fishing is a lot like anything: the more you practice, the better you become. Here are a couple tips to help get you into fish faster. 

Good Reads: ‘Body of Water’

Good Reads: ‘Body of Water’

In Body of Water, a treat for fly fishing bibliophiles, author and Montana fishing guide Chris Dombrowski strays from his roots in poetry and big sky rivers to tell the story of legendary bonefish guide David Pinder and one of the world’s most fabled sporting lodges - Deep Water Cay. 

Missing from the Sportsman Shows: Bentley’s $300K Fly Fishing SUV

Missing from the Sportsman Shows: Bentley’s $300K Fly Fishing SUV

The $100K add-on includes a master tackle station made of burr walnut containing a fly tying vise and tools, a refreshment case, three metal flasks and a set of Mulliner fine-china tableware, a food storage compartment, saddle-leather-wrapped wood trunk lined with neoprene, waterproof boot-floor and electronic dehumidifier unit to ensure the area remains fresh and dry.