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Fishing Tips for Alaska Rainbow Trout

Tips from a pro—John Perry from Angler’s Alibi

The Alaska trout are by far the real deal when it comes to size of the fish in comparison to it's fight. If you have ever seen Tie Domi fight back in his NHL days, you would understand the comparison. He was short, but strong enough to take on anyone in the league regardless of their size. A 16" Alaska rainbow trout can pull around a 20" trout from the lower 48 with ease. They are just stronger, and it comes from pure genetics and diet.

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Sportfishing in Canada's Northwest Territories

Canada’s Northwest Territories is a great area of land scattered with countless expanses of fresh water. This Northern Frontier is scarcely populated and made up of mostly untamed wilderness. There are colossal rivers, trickling streams and hundreds of lakes, most without names, that are teaming with fish. With so much water and so few people, the fishing is fantastic and you’ll likely get the all the fishing you want, all to yourself, on your Northwest Territories fishing vacation.

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Fishing in the Yukon Territory, Canada

The Yukon is known as Canada’s “land of the midnight sun”. In June and July, you’ll experience round-the-clock daylight, which means round-the-clock fishing opportunities. Later in the summer and into the fall you will be treated to the most beautiful light show on earth: the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. From rugged mountains, hills covered in thick forest to crystal clear lakes and raging rivers full of fish, this piece of paradise is an angler’s dream.

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Fishing in the Alaskan Interior

If it’s a remote Alaska fishing vacation you’re after, you’ll find yourself far from the crowds and close to nature in Alaska’s interior. This region makes up for nearly 80 per cent of Alaska and is home to the state’s largest river systems. Surrounded by wildland, these rivers, along with a network of streams and lakes, are teeming with many species of fish including Dolly Varden, northern pike, burbot, sheefish, arctic char, arctic grayling, rainbow trout and all five species of Pacific salmon.

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Sportfishing in Vancouver Island, BC

Surrounded by the rich waters of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver Island is one of the largest populated islands in the world, and offers a range of landscapes: from dramatically rocky coastlines, sheltered bays, deep lakes, hills lined with vineyards to snow-capped mountains, ancient rainforests and the sandy, windswept beaches. 

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Sportfishing in Kodiak Island, Alaska

If you’re looking for a remote fishing destination that is out of the ordinary, Kodiak Island is an exceptional choice for your next Alaska fishing vacation. The only way to get to Kodiak Island is by plane or boat and the public road system on the island is minimal. Alaska fly-in fishing lodges, float trip guides and remote fishing charters can take you to isolated angling grounds that offer access to both fresh and saltwater fishing. You’ll enjoy the lack of crowds, dramatic landscapes and some of the best salmon and halibut fishing in the world.

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Sportfishing in Northern BC and the Central Interior

The north and central interior of beautiful British Columbia is an immense wilderness that offers countless lakes and rivers filled with a diverse range of fish. The region is vast and varied in landscape, from thick forests and rolling hills to golden plains and rocky peaks. The nutrient-rich ecosystem, crystal clear lakes and plentiful rivers make this region ideal for your BC sportfishing vacation. While you’re pulling in fish after fish, the exceptional scenery will take your breath away.

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Sportfishing in Bristol Bay, Alaska

Bristol Bay is tucked between the Alaska Peninsula and the most eastern part of the Bering Sea. There are several rivers that flow into the bay that receive populous runs of all five species of salmon: Sockeye (red), Chum, Silver (Coho), King (Chinook) and Pink salmon. The abundance of fish in these waters make Bristol Bay an ideal destination for your Alaska salmon fishing vacation.

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Fishing in the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Discover world-class freshwater and saltwater fishing in Alaska amongst majestic mountains, glaciers and an abundance of wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula. This region’s dramatic scenery and landscape offers a wealth of activities for all lovers of the outdoors, especially for those who love to fish.

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Bold New Design for the Lodge Details Page

Today we've rolled out a bold new design for our Lodge Details Page. Every lodge on the site will be presented using this new design starting today. Here is a rundown of the enhancements we've made.

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So a lodge owner says to us "my web guy says my site traffic and SEO is way better than fishlodges.com". Here's how we responded...

Recently we received an email from the owner of a lodge near the Kenai River in Alaska.  He had heard about us and had asked his "SEO expert" about whether he should join and have his lodge listed on fishlodges.com. The reply he got was "Let's put it this way... your site outranks fishlodges.com by a bunch! Your website traffic blows theirs away and your SEO outnumbers their SEO." 

The following is an (almost) verbatim reply we sent about why the advice we was getting was just plain wrong

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Whenever you have a special offer, last-minute deal, or any other promotion that you want to reach a wide audience with, we can help.

Examples include:

  • special pricing  to keep your lodge full during the shoulder season
  • discounted packages because of a cancellation
  • last-minute deals

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