Posts from September 2013

Fall trout fishing

September 27, 2013
Fall can be a great time in the Mat-Su Valley - berry picking, great autumn colors, brisk hikes. But ask any angler about fall, and they'll tell you one thing: It's a fantastic time for rainbow trout fishing. Trout tend to gorge right before freeze-up, making this the ideal time to grab a fly rod...

Zip your way to fun

September 13, 2013
In the last two years, two new zip lines have opened up in the Mat-Su Valley - MICA Guides has a one-zip adrenaline rush near Matanuska Glacier, and Denali Zip Line Tours has a nine-zip boreal forest tour in Talkeetna. If you haven't zip lined before, have no fear! You'd be hard pressed to find a...