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Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska

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The 6 Best Kayak Fishing Spots in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska
Alaska Kayak Fishing
Photo by Joseph Perching on a kayak in crystal-clear water is one of the most authentic ways to experience Alaska, and it’s also one of the most thrilling ways to catch a fish. Don’t just stand on the shore—paddle out stealthily and enjoy the peace and quiet while you reel...  Read More

Alaska Survival Tips: How to Properly Smoke a Salmon

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, In the Kitchen
Image used through Creative Commons License from FairbanksMike
When you think about it, salmon are highly complex fish.  They are typically anadromous, meaning they’re born in fresh water, migrate to the sea, then return to fresh water to reproduce.  Plus, studies have shown that salmon actually return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn.  Given...  Read More

The Joy of Fishing in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
fly box
Everyone has their own reasons why they love visiting Alaska. Thrill seekers can’t get enough of the river rafting and skiing, while nature lovers relish the solitude of a hike into the Alaskan wilderness. No matter which way you look at it, there is truly something for everyone in this...  Read More

James- Ketchikan Driver Guide

by rosen Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Deer Moutain Towers Above Ketchikan (Laura Milholland
In 2002 I retired from my job in City Government and decided to try the adventure of a lifetime, that of visiting Alaska.  Alaska was my homeland for a short period of my childhood, living both in Anchorage and Juneau.  It was a tremendous honor to return to Alaska and...  Read More

Charlotte and Robert- Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge

by rosen Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
The Kenai River is one of the best rivers for fishing in America
My husband and I went to Alaska for the first time in 1995 when we took 5 weeks off from work and drove up from Seattle.  Ever since that trip, we had wanted to return so when the opportunity to work for Princess came along, we grabbed at it! 2009...  Read More

Rob- Tour Desk Representative

by rosen Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
I came to work in Alaska because I wanted to get to experience the state, and didn’t want to wait until I could afford to visit on my own. Accepting the position as a Tour Desk representative has truly been one of the best decisions of my life. Before I...  Read More

Christina – Administrative Assistant

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Working in Alaska since 2002 has been a pleasure! I started as an Outfitter in 2002 as a summer job back in my high school years. It proved to be fun, fast paced, and exciting to work in tourism and being my first real job, I had a real sense...  Read More

Bella – Working at Mt. McKinley Wilderness Lodge

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
The total Alaskan experience just couldn’t be better! Just let your jaw drop in amazement at this news, because I have lived alone for five years and have been perfectly content. I now live with a roommate and two other roommates share the bathroom in between our rooms. They are...  Read More

Mindy – Human Resources Manager

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
While working as an associate academic advisor my final year at UW Madison, a fellow colleague was always sharing stories of her post college experience with Princess. The lure of the backpack-able “Final Frontier” paired with her recommendation had me scanning the web for any positions loosely related to the...  Read More

Tracy – Rooms Division Manager

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
I first visited AK after my family moved here from New Jersey. I was planning on spending the whole summer in Alaska, so my mom suggested that I get a job while I was here. She was working on board the Midnight Sun Express, Princess’ luxury rail cars and suggested...  Read More