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Alaskan Halibut

Scientifically, the fish can be recognized for having both of its eyes on its upper-dark portion, for being able to blend in well with the sky (as fishers who saw it from above acknowledged), and its ability to adapt colors (which make catching them challenging). During winter, the halibut spawn reaches its peak and female halibuts can lay a few million eggs within the year, which explains why the population is often higher than what commercial demand could cover. Lastly, the halibut can live long years (between 20 to 40 years). Read more about Alaskan Halibut

Discovering the King Salmon (includes photos)

In the salmon family, the King Salmon is the biggest species. Native from the Pacific Ocean it’s also called as the Pacific Ocean salmon. While it is more popularly known to Alaskan and Siberian natives as the Chinook salmon, it is also referred to in a variety of other names such as Black, Quinnat, Hook Bill, Tyee, Columbia River, Winter, Spring, Chub, and Blackmouth. Now that is a lot of names to call a single kind of fish. Read more about King Salmon

Giant Halibut (includes photos)

Alaska is known to be one of the best places to be in if you love fishing. And of course, the best place to catch Alaska’s Flat fish – the Giant Halibut. The word halibut came from the word haly (holy) and butt (flat fish). Its popularity sprung from it being the usual fish eaten during Catholic holy days. Read more about Giant Halibut

Kenai Fjords

Kenai Fjords is a national park established in 1980, located on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska and can be reached through Seward. There are various activities and sights to offer. For one, this place got its name from the numerous Fjords formed around the National Park. A Fjord is a glaciated valley opening through the mouth of an ocean. Read more about the Kenai Fjords

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park was established in 1980. It ranges approximately 1,760 sq. mi. on Kenai, South Central Alaska. You can find here 300 sq. mi. portion of the Harding ice field. This ice field served as the source of at least 38 glaciers that carved the numerous breathtaking fjords within the park. It has an abundant wildlife and its captivating sceneries were engineered by the forces of nature through time. Read more about the Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords Tours

Kenai fjords tours offer a variety of popular itineraries and adventures. Day cruises, boat, and other transportation travel packages can be enjoyed in this breathtaking place teeming with life, science, and history. After people disembark on the international airport at Anchorage, the adventure begins at the 130 mile Seward Highway. Known as the “Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park,” Seward’s scenic seaside village is mostly the starting point of Kenai fjords tours. Read more about Kenai Fjords Tours

Kenai Peninsula Borough

Jutting from the southern edge of the state’s coastline, the Kenai Peninsula Borough is known for quaint and cozy fishing towns like Kenai, Seward, Seldovia, and Soldotna among others.  One of the main draws of the area is its beautiful landscapes. The area is littered with preserved parks like Kenai Fjords National Park, Chugach Natural Forest, Katmai National Park and Preserve, and many more areas that showcase the natural beauty of the state of Alaska. Read more about the Kenai Peninsula Borough

Kenai River

Imagine looking straight at the beauty of tranquil beauty of the river as well as the peaceful green color of the trees, and the magnificent view of the mountain in the far distance. These are beholding sights any traveler will find by visiting one of Alaska’s premiere nature spots…the Kenai River. Read more about the Kenai River

Seward, Alaska

Seward Alaska is a cozy community of some 4,000 that is nestled between high mountain ranges in the Kenai Peninsula. The coastal town is noted for being the seventh richest fishing port in America as well as being a noted ecotourism site due to its proximity to the Kentai Fjords National Park. But fishing remains the main draw of the town, with fishermen flocking to the Silver Salmon Derby in August and the Jackpot Halibut Tournament in the summer. Read more about Seward, Alaska