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Alaska

  • Trout Talk

    Fooling Dollies with dancing streamers

    All trout and char, to some extent, are predators — even the little fish that swim in small water and eat virtually nothing but insects. But there are true predators in the salmonid world, and these are the fish that make fly fishers tremble. They're big browns that feed on smaller fish and, during the…

  • Unique partnership spurs effort to restore Alaskan salmon stream

    Resurrection Creek, on the north end of the Kenai Peninsula near the community of Hope, still shows scars from placer mining that occurred more than 100 years ago

    By Austin Williams  Many anglers think of Alaska as pristine and untouched, and, while much of it is, it also has a long and rich history of resource development that contributes to the culture, character and camaraderie still present at the core of many Alaska communities.    More than a century ago, salmon canneries and fish…

  • Trout Talk

    One salmonid for the rest of my life? I choose Dolly

    You can try to time the silver run or the king run, and maybe you'll get lucky and hit it just right. Odds are, you'll time your date with Dolly perfectly — she's rarely a no-show

    I made an off-hand comment on a friend's Facebook post this morning — he uploaded a great photo of a Dolly Varden in Southeast Alaska and I quickly opined that, should some higher power ever dictate to me that I could only catch one salmonid for the rest of my life, it very well might…

  • Gear reviews

    Southline Industries USA’s commitment to Bristol Bay

    Southline Industries USA, a veteran-owned small business, has crafted new knife sheaths and apparel for outdoor enthusiasts who are steadfast in their commitment to permanently protecting Bristol Bay. Fifty percent of proceeds from apparel will be donated to TU’s Save Bristol Bay efforts.   Southline has produced a new hand-crafted Kydex sheath for the Victorinox 3.25-inch paring/utility knife. This sheath is an improvement to the original…

  • We are TU

    Meet Marian Giannulis, new Communications Director for TU’s Alaska Program

    Marian Giannulis is the new communications & engagement director for Trout Unlimited's Alaska Program. Marian will have the important task of overseeing external communications for TU's efforts in Alaska and we are confident that she is up for the job. Without further ado, meet Marian: TU Alaska: Where are you from?  MG: I was born and raised in Eagle River, Alaska and…