Kurt Ferse Celebrates Ten Years in Alaska
Kurt Ferse put together a photo gallery celebrating his 10 years in Alaska. We want to book a flight there, NOW!
The summer season in Southeast Alaska is nearly upon us and Fetha Styx and Waterfall Resort veteran guide Kurt Ferse are teaming up again to fish the bountiful waters off Prince of Wales Island. After an exceptional 2011 season which saw incredible numbers of Kings from opening day in early June, to closing day in late August, excitement and anticipation for the upcoming season has never been higher.
The 2011 summer season in Southeast Alaska was one for the ages. Since my last update in early July the king fishing stayed red hot and didn’t slow down until the last week of the season. Those lucky enough to make it up to Waterfall Resort this season were truly spoiled with 10+ king days common from June through August.
Excitement for the upcoming summer 2011 season has been building since the announcement in early April by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game that salmon returns are expected to be the biggest in several years. In Southeast Alaska, they have increased the daily limits to three kings for residents, and five per year for non-residents, up from three in 2008 and 2009.
The 2010 summer season in Alaska was a memorable one to say the least for fans of Fetha Styx fishing rods and Waterfall Resort. Guests fishing with veteran guide Kurt Ferse got to test out the latest rods from Fetha …
While fishing with Fetha Styx pro guide Kurt Ferse this past summer, Chris Lischewski hooked into this dandy king salmon that won him top prize, a brand new Ford F-150, in this season’s King of Kings Tournament at Waterfall Resort. …