Field Notes


BLM Poised to Deny Permit for Industrial Corridor That Threatens World-Class Hunting and Fishing in Alaska’s Brooks Range

April 19, 2024

Hunters and anglers cheer important milestone to maintain America’s most wild and remote hunting and fishing grounds

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Brooks Range Voices: Lewis Pagel

April 18, 2024

The Northwest Arctic hunter and sheefish ice fishing guide shares how special the Brooks Range is and why he believes the proposed Ambler Road would negatively affect fish, wildlife, and the Alaskan way of life

Brooks Range Voices: Kelly Reynolds

April 16, 2024

The lifelong Alaskan and backcountry aficionado shares her love for the Brooks Range and why she believes it’s the duty of hunters and anglers to safeguard this region’s wild country and wildlife from the proposed Ambler Road

What It’s Really Like to Hunt the Brooks Range

April 15, 2024

Heart-stopping vistas, unmatched solitude, and once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters are business as usual – in short, it’s like a dream

Brooks Range Voices: Greg Halbach

April 14, 2024

The Brooks Range flyfishing and river guide shares how the Kobuk River changed his career and why he questions the Ambler Road project, particularly when it comes to the potential impact on fish populations

Floating the Kobuk River for Sheefish

April 13, 2024

A trip of a lifetime through Alaska’s Brooks Range is also a wakeup call – here's what's at stake for anglers if the Ambler Industrial Road were to get the green light

Brooks Range Voices: Bjorn Dihle

April 13, 2024

The Juneau-based writer and guide talks about how his passion for the Brooks Range developed over a dozen visits spent hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, and paddling the backcountry

Ice Fishing for Arctic Sheefish

April 12, 2024

In northwest Alaska, hardy anglers prowl the sea ice in search of sheefish, while the fate of sheefish spawning habitat in the Brooks Range hinges on the BLM's next move