gear preparation

  • Fishing

    Four essential ways to get your kids geared up for fishing

    Mason and Morgan enjoying a day on the river. Having the right gear ensures family outings are comfortable, safe, easy and fun!

    By Nelli Williams During the week our kids can usually be found running feral in the open spaces near our home. On the weekends their play area opens up to the vast and glorious Alaskan backcountry. In many ways our weekend routine is like our pre-kid days, but add 10 times the snacks, s’mores and plenty of random stuffed animals. It is amazing how…

  • Fishing Featured Trout Tips

    Prepping for high-country angling

    For backcountry anglers, now is the time to make sure your gear is ready

    An angler walking to a trout stream.

    One quick glance at the high peaks of the Caribous is all any backcountry trout angler in my neck of the woods needs to come to the realization that it’s going to be a while.  Snow cornices still grace the tops of Red Ridge, and Fall Creek is running dirty. Getting up high to the…