Fishing Contest Winners

Every week during the fishing contest we randomly choose a winner to receive some cool prizes! But don't worry; every entry is still eligible for our grand prize drawing! Congratulations to our weekly winners!

We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to our 2014 Alaska Fishing Contest grand prizewinners, Ken and Teri Arseneau from Ishpeming, Michigan! They will be receiving a free four-day fishing trip at Fireweed Lodge in Ketchikan this summer.

"We're stunned and thrilled," Teri said when told the news. "I entered with the hope of winning for Ken, who is a fly fisherman, but has never experienced fishing for the big salmon and halibut of Alaska. Ken was absolutely delighted and a little incredulous when I told him the news. I went to see him in Cardiac Rehab (he had a heart attack six weeks ago) and he just didn't believe me. We're looking forward to some gorgeous photo-ops and hopefully bringing home some heart-healthy salmon!"

And, congratulations to our 10 weekly winners:

Randy Dunn

Deborah Hartwell

Richard Howe

Sonny Klamerus

Carol Lewis

Gerry Long

Anthony Matuszky

Will Siever

Steven Snow

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's contest, and good luck next year!

We'll see you on the water,


Fishing Contest Winner Expresses Thanks

I'd like to express my sincere appreciation for being the Alaska magazine's 2013 winner! Alaska Airlines was extremely nice and the Sportsman's Cove Lodge offered comfortable lodging with the beauty and grandeur of the cove, while nestled in the pines on Prince of Wales Island. My very first fish caught was a king salmon and, after that, mouthwatering coho and pink salmon, halibut and cod. The Sportsman's Cove Lodge is truly a hidden gem, especially with their competent and enthusiastic staff, including Captain Dave and his deckhand, Chad, who were excellent guides and mentors while offering a safe and memorable fishing experience. I cannot believe I caught more than 25 fish in two days of fishing! I've seen an amazing array of wildlife—bears, sea otters, deer and beautiful eagles. The Cape Fox lodge offered relaxation uncompared to other hotels I've stayed in. Ketchikan is a marvel with quaint shops, fantastic restaurants, and striking totem poles.

These five days for me offered a fount of inspiration, fascination, relaxation and fishing recreation unimaginable.

This has truly been a "Bucket List" event for me and I want to thank everyone that was involved.

Emery Pinter
Cleveland, OHIO

Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Emery Pinter, our grand prize winner of the annual Fishing Contest. Read More

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