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Alaska Salmon Fishing
When you hear people talking about salmon fishing, the discussion usually gets to involve Alaska somehow and probably for a very good reason. Alaska remains a famous salmon home and the right place organize the best fishing tour ever, all to enjoy the beauty of these kings of fish. Not only the activity in itself proves very interesting, but fishermen often acquire very solid knowledge about the salmon subspecies, the part they play in Alaska’s ecosystems, their special breeding habits and the like.
Heavy criticism has been directed towards Alaska salmon fishing together with accusations of endangering species by over-fishing for mercantile purposes. The subject is still under debate some states forbid salmon fishing by law particularly during the mating season. The Internet offers more details on the elements that ruin good salmon fishing or on the contrary allow such leisure activities to be practiced in the best of conditions for the fish and their habitat. Many authors, who are enthusiast salmon fishers too, feel the need to share their experiences with the possible other inexperienced fishermen who want to try Alaska salmon fishing, and from such sources plenty of things can be learned by the less experienced in the field.
The king salmon swims in the rivers of Alaska traveling a long way from the Artic or the Atlantic ocean in search of still pure waters to lay its eggs. The king salmon shares the same territory with the silver variety, and even if subspecies are distinct by size and appearance, they present common features. They will surely give you the excitement of a unique salmon sport fishing experience. You can fish the king salmon all year round in both fresh and salt water. Although the red salmon live in rivers and oceans alike, in some areas they spend all of their lives in rivers only; Besides this peculiarity, they also distinguish themselves by the smaller size.
Saltwater salmon fishing is best achieved by trolling or angling a baited line and drawing it into the water, usually at the rear of the boat. Then, as for the best times for salmon fishing, cloudy days are the most rewarding as on bright sunny days the salmon will keep to the deep holes. Anyway, reviews and popular opinion indicate Alaska as the right place to go salmon fishing, but there could be other places more convenient from the perspective of the travel distance that you may want to try. Good luck!
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Fishermen’s Frontier, The: People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)
“This ambitious and multifaceted book provides a sweeping history of the southeastern Alaska fishery and the people who oriented their lives around it, breaking down conventional boundaries by incorporating Indian, labor, and environmental history, all the while addressing some of the most important themes in western scholarship.” -American Historical Review”Books about fish tend to be tales of de…
Salmon Fever: River’s End: Tragedies on the Lower Columbia River in the 1870s, 1880s, and 1890s
The mighty Columbia River is as dangerous as it is magnificent. The water at the mouth of the river is cold, with temperatures ranging from the forties in winter to the sixties in summer. When someone falls into the water nowadays, the experience is frightening and miserable, but help is usually quickly on the way. Lightweight clothing, life jackets and flotation devices keep him buo…
The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea (Emil and Kathleen Sick Series in Western History and Biography)
For centuries, borders have been central to salmon management customs on the Salish Sea, but how those borders were drawn has had very different effects on the Northwest salmon fishery. Native peoples who fished the Salish Sea–which includes Puget Sound in Washington State, the Strait of Georgia in British Columbia, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca–drew social and cultural borders around salmon fi…