A part of the diet of humans and predators alike, there are changing dynamics to the moose population every season.
The final few wedges of the birds can be seen flying overhead as they depart the state.
When the federal season reopens in three weeks, snow and cold should accommodate snowmachine access and open up more country.
The Denali Highway is maintained until the end of September, but if there is snow on the ground, a good wind will shut things down at Milepost 7.
The mild temperatures may be a product of general climate change -- or an anomaly that may pass in a few years.
A new format with multiple rests makes the highway’s 135 miles a good place to train for the style of racing.
Pick partners who can’t out-walk you, so you’re the first one to the kill site and can choose the lightest chunk to carry, advises veteran packer John Schandelmeier.
If you plan to make jam, add some not-yet-ripe lingonberries to help with jelling.
Target shooting in a controlled environment might help your chances -- if those targets are somewhat obscured and you take running shots at them.
The majority who participate in the fishery aren’t Alaskan, but the ones who return year after year usually are.
The Yukon River is facing its worst chum run in history.
Big game are the big draw in Alaska, but waterfowl hunters are devoted to ducks, dogs and decoys.
Wolves are alternately prized or despised, depending on whether you’re a trapper, tourist or a farmer. But they almost always spark a conversation.
There are all kinds of knots, but knowing a half-dozen common ones will serve most of your needs.
Heavy winds are the bane of all fishermen.