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IRON FLY: Tonight with Pig Farm Ink and TU Alaska


Bass move North, Arctic Grayling head South: Alaska Retailers & Lodges Scramble to find source for soft baits.

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The recent Alaskan rumor that the ‘under construction’ Bass Pro Shops in Anchorage is not only your one-stop for everything Bass in Alaska, but is also somehow controlling the weather, may be true.

Warming trends have pushed Grayling as far South as South Andros.  The people of Wasilla rejoice as Bass Boats will become vogue and they know where to get them.

A recent article in BASS Magazine about the new potential fishery of Bass in Alaska, quoted a local Alaskan Retailer “I just wish I knew more about Bass, do they go to the ocean and spawn?”

Next week we’ll talk about the recent hot topic in Alaska- Hatchery Bonefish, will they harm our wild stocks? What is all the squealing about?


Sitting at your vice, tying flies and drinking beer alone, you may have heard the distant sounds of a Pig Farm echoing as you whip-finished your final fly of the evening.  Needless to say, the next morning you decide to investigate this squealing sound haunting you from the night before.

The result of your curiosity? A new farming, fly tying, fly fishing community where everyone is welcome.

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Thank you!

We have reached some milestones this year and before the Alaska season gets into full swing, we want to take a few minutes and thank you for your support.


Through all of our communication channels, we have enjoyed meeting new folks and touching base with old friends.  Many of you may not know us, but we know you.  From everyday fisherman and hunters to bloggers to manufacturers in the Fishing & Hunting world, all have contributed greatly to our success.

Social media has proven not only to be a fantastic avenue to deliver news and updates, but also a window into your adventures around the world.  So if you are connected with us through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., thank you for not only following us, but sharing your words and adventures.

We are looking forward to a great 2013 season and sharing our adventures with you.

Thanks again for your support and good luck.


AlaskaGuideList + Instagram = Stimulating Educational Entertainment.

Ever wonder what we do all day?  Join us on Instagram as we do our best to photo document our travels throughout the state, sometimes putting random stickers in random places.


Alaska Guides- The Things you need and the things you don’t for the 2013 Season

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A very large caliber firearm.

The bigger the better.  A large firearm sends a message to clients that you are not to be messed with and not to be questioned.  Secures your authority over wildlife and guarantees you an enormous tip.

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