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Alaska Ice FishingIn Alaska, winter is primetime ice fishing season. Grab your tackle and pick up some bait. The fish are easy to find in more than 80 Alaska lakes stocked annually with landlocked salmon, Arctic grayling, Arctic char and rainbow trout.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game provides great resources for ice fishing in Alaska:
Winter Ice Fishing Derby
The Houston Chamber of Commerce and the Houston Lions Club hosts the Mat-Su Valley Pike Derby on weekends in March. Prize categories include most number, pounds and lengths of pike, as well as longest, heaviest, shortest and lightest pike. Fish will be cooked at the derby awards banquet and donated to local food pantries.
Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play
The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!
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Alaska adventure is everywhere in the Mat-Su Valley! Summer and winter you will find a wide variety...
Three mountain ranges... 2,000 miles of trails... thousands of lakes... hundreds of miles of rivers...
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Alaska winters are spectacular in the Mat-Su Valley. Alpenglow sunsets over Denali, winter ice fish...
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