Best Alaska Fishing Trips

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Where do you think the best fishing destination is in the world?  Alaska is touted as one of the best fishing destinations in the world. We had one of the best Alaska fishing trips from Homer (Motto: Where the land ends and the sea begins).

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Alaskans fill their freezers with fish, and tourists mail their catch home, and if RVing, some people bring a second freezer to fill while in Alaska.  We filled our RV freezer with halibut in June and salmon in August.

What if you are not an experienced fisherman?  You don’t have to be!  When going on an Alaska fishing trip, the good captains teach you everything you need to know.  That’s especially true of Captain Daniel of HomerFishing.com. Daniel was voted the “Best Fishing Guide” by Alaska Magazine in 2018.  When booking with Daniel’s Personalized Guide Service, we had no idea that he was considered tops among Alaskan fishing guides.  On a later wildlife boat trip, I was talking with a Captain who asked, ‘Who did you go halibut fishing with?’  When he heard it was Daniel, he said ‘You got the best!’

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Best Way to See Denali National Park

Why Visit Denali National Park?

First let’s consider ‘why people visit Denali National Park,’ and then the Best Way to see Denali National Park.  More than 400,000 people from around the world visit Denali yearly.  I don’t think it’s because Denali is the world’s coldest mountain in the land of eternal winter.  People want to see the elusive Denali, the highest peak in North America.  Denali Mountain, previously known as Mount McKinley, is the centerpiece of Denali National Park which was established in 1917.  At 20,310’ high, Denali is taller than Mt. Everest as measured from base to summit – 18,000′ vs 12,000′.  Located in south-central Alaska in the Alaska Range, Denali Mountain is one of the most isolated peaks in the world.

Denali, previously  Mount McKinley, seen from the Denali Shuttle Bus

In addition to the mountain itself, Denali National Park has 6 million acres of incredible natural beauty.  The park offers primitive wilderness, varied wildlife, hiking trails – marked or off-trail, rolling tundra hills, and icy glaciers.  It’s a great place to witness so many of the things people visit Alaska to see.

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