A classic winter experience when the ice is thick (usually mid-November through March). Guided options offer a cozy portable shelter while waiting for your catch.
Go fishing right in Anchorage – whether you have only have a few hours or a full day. Rent a gear package and fish on your own. Or, hire one of our local guides to take you on a guided tour to land your dream catch. You can also buy bait and fishing licenses.
The lakes and rivers of Interior Alaska teem with fish, and charters from Why Knot Adventures offer a great opportunity to go catch them. Cast in summertime while floating out on a shimmering lake, or experience the unique thrill of ice fishing in winter. If you’re lucky, you may even be under the famous northern lights!
Seeing the Northern Lights is an unforgettable wintertime experience. Of course, you never know quite when (or even if) Mother Nature is going to unleash the display into the night sky. So while you wait, you’ll be trying your hand at another activity that’s unique to the Alaskan winter: ice fishing!
Experience the fabulously unique sport of ice fishing in winter. Owner, Rod Pangborn and his team of skilled guides based in North Pole will coach you, based on whatever your skill level. Choose from a daytime experience, or an evening tour with a chance to view the northern lights.
Ever gone ice fishing? Caribou lake is a great place to enjoy this cold and unique experience. You can spend a quiet day to yourself, fishing for Dolly Varden and Kokanee. Or if you’re feeling more competitive, you can participate in the Snomad’s (Homer’s snow machine club) annual ice fishing contest. (Either way, dress in warm layers and be prepared to sit or stand in the cold!)