Series 1 - Episode 8: Alaska

Robson Green

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For the last challenge of this series, Robson heads to the last frontier, Alaska and finds himself up against tough local champions.

His first opponent is Niels Green, an ex-marine who now makes a living selling guns! In Resurrection Bay, 125 miles south of Anchorage, the boys do battle over silver salmon, or coho, the first to catch six being crowned the winner.

Heading down the Alaskan panhandle, Robson makes his next port of call Annette Island, a Native American reserve which is surrounded by protected, pristine waters in which reside five species of salmon. This challenge involves Robson taking on local maestro Dustin to see who can be first to land three different sorts of salmon. Local police chief Roger is on hand to make sure the boys stick to the letter of the law...

Jumping on a float-plane, Robson and his next opponent Julie, head into the wilderness to Orchard Lake in search of cut-throat trout. In the Tongass Forest, they compete to see who can catch the most.

In Homer, the next fish on the competition menu is lingcod, and Robson crosses rods with Keith, a record-breaking fish guide who mentored the Geordie on a previous trip. A strong rip tide creates a heavy swell on the trip out to sea, giving the boys a window of just 45 minutes to see who can land the biggest lingcod. Will the windy weather beat them?

Homer is known as the home of halibut, and taking Robson on in his final challenge is Ben, "who has halibut in his blood." The guys head out towards the Barren Islands with a simple challenge – the man who catches the biggest fish wins.

At the end of his first season, did Robson win, lose or draw?

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Comments (16)

  • Alexander Vaage

    1 year ago

    Alexander Vaage

    I am really inntrested in contact info about if that guy Niels from the program where they have fishmarket for silver salmon in alaska. Can any body help me? Alex F

  • Judy

    over 1 year ago

    Judy

    Robson, My family all love your show. You are like a travel show but much more interesting and down to earth. I want to camp more and start fishing

  • brogen

    almost 2 years ago

    brogen

    hope u fish somewhere in UK near manchester

  • Joel Stewart

    almost 2 years ago

    Joel Stewart

    Das a narb fiiiieeeesh

  • salade

    almost 2 years ago

    salade

    Proper great fish nice size and colours

  • Rambo01

    almost 2 years ago

    Rambo01

    Amazing series, keep them coming!

  • will mcclure

    almost 2 years ago

    will mcclure

    go for belugas

  • Kelly Coles

    almost 2 years ago

    Kelly Coles

    Love the series, will you ever fish the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland?

  • martin

    almost 2 years ago

    martin

    i love this series hope theres many more to come!

  • Az

    almost 2 years ago

    Az

    '' Revengeee will be sweet my Frrrrrriend '' lool

  • Jacqueline Cater

    almost 2 years ago

    Jacqueline Cater

    Jacqueline Cater .I missed the last 10 mins of the programme.

  • Kev Jones

    almost 2 years ago

    Kev Jones

    Love Love Love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! keep it coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • sina21

    almost 2 years ago

    sina21

    deposit now

  • sina21

    almost 2 years ago

    sina21

    deposit now

  • sina21

    almost 2 years ago

    sina21

    watch this episode

  • dave

    almost 2 years ago

    dave

    just keep it coming, wicked series

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