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Carlos Faura

Being able to forecast the Last Frontier’s dynamic weather at the new KTVA with its state of the art weather technology and newsroom and our seasoned team, and it’s a dream come true.

Stories by Carlos Faura

  • Weather News

    Tonight and Tuesday’s weather: Messy commute ahead

    by Carlos Faura on Nov 02, 21:57

    More light snowfall is expected in Southcentral overnight and on Tuesday. Another disturbance will move through the area on Monday night and on Tuesday. Overnight there will be some light snow falling on top of the trace to few inches of snow that fell Sunday night and Monday morning that will make for another slippery […]

  • Fishing Report

    Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 10, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Sep 10, 16:21

      Anchorage As the weather cools lakes continue to get better. Campbell Creek slowing for silvers — rain should help. Trout in area streams is good. Check the regulations. A few silvers still in Ship Creek below the dam. Mat-Su The bead and flesh bit is turning on for trout. Lakes are getting better each […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 3, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Sep 03, 21:09

    Anchorage Lakes are getting better with the cooling water. Campbell Creek is OK for silvers and trout. Some silvers in Ship Creek below the dam.   Mat-Su Valley streams are getting better for trout. Lakes are cooling — that is good for fishing. Salmon runs are quickly winding down in the streams and rivers.   […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 27, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Aug 27, 17:55

    Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time.  Anchorage Ship Creek continues to be fair and slowing down, but limits are still being caught during tidal transitional times. Sections of Campbell Creek are open for silver fishing but fishing has been slow. Rain should bring […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 20, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Aug 20, 18:43

    Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time.  Anchorage Ship Creek continues to be good for silver fishing during the tidal transitional times. Sections of Campbell Creek are open for silver fishing but fishing has been slow — rain should bring some new fish. Pink, […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 13, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Aug 13, 18:05

    Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time.  Anchorage People are reporting good numbers of silver salmon being caught in Ship Creek and Bird Creek — fish during the tidal transitional times. Pink, chum and an occasional silver salmon are also arriving to other Turnagain […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 6, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Aug 06, 17:46

    Correction: The video and original online story said the Little Su catch limit was 6 coho – the current limit is 3 coho, according to ADF&G. Please check regulations before heading out to fish. Anchorage Ship Creek has continued to be good for silver fishing during the tidal transitional times. Pink, chum and an occasional […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 30, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 30, 17:36

    Anchorage Ship Creek has been good fishing for silvers during the tidal transitional times. See regulations to make sure you are in the section open to salmon fishing. Pink salmon are coming into Bird Creek in good numbers. Pink and chum are also arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Lake fishing is good in Anchorage Bowl. […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 23, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 23, 17:53

    Anchorage Silvers being caught in Ship Creek and Bird Creek. Don’t forget to check the tide level when planning your trip. Pink, chum, are also arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Campbell Creek, Chester Creek, and portions of Ship Creek are open to trout fishing. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been recently stocked with […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 9, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 09, 17:52

    Anchorage Ship Creek is the only stream in the Anchorage area currently open to king salmon fishing, fishing is slow but a few nice few are still entering the creek. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been recently stocked with rainbows. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked and fishing has been really good. The […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for July 2, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jul 02, 17:02

    Today’s Fishing Report Recipes: Lime Chili Halibut Ingredients 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons white sugar 2 teaspoons grated lime peel 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) 4 halibut fillets 1 inch thick  (about 1 1/4 lb) 2 teaspoons olive or canola oil Directions Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix chili powder, sugar, […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 25, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 25, 16:27

    Anchorage Campbell Creek, Chester Creek and portions of Ship Creek are now open to trout fishing. A portion of Campbell Creek, on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., will be open only to kids age 15 and younger to fish for king salmon. The Anchorage-area lakes have been […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 18, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 18, 18:37

    Anchorage Ship Creek fishing is very good with more and more fish on every tide. The Ship Creek Slam’n Salm’n Derby ends June 22. Campbell Creek, Chester Creek, and portions of Ship Creek are now open to trout fishing. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been stocked with rainbows. The Anchorage-area lakes have been […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 11, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 11, 19:45

    Anchorage Ship Creek kings are coming in with every tide and fishing is picking up. Fishermen are reporting good catches with Vibrax and other lures as well as bait. When the water gets murky it is often good to use bait when allowed or switch to bright colored lures. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for June 4, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on Jun 04, 21:28

    Anchorage Fishing in Ship Creek is good. Fish the tides, large fish are being caught this year — a 47 pound fish Monday evening, and a 40 pound fish on Tuesday evening by Dave Hanson. Lake fishing is good for stocked fish. Fish are spreading out in the lakes and becoming pickier.   Seward Halibut […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for May 28, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on May 28, 17:04

    Alaska is famous for many things. And fishing is definitely one of them. In this week’s Fishing Report, Tony Weaver and I went to Little Campbell Lake in Kincaid Park looking for action.  It didn’t take long to find it.   Anchorage King fishing on Ship Creek is open from the mouth up to the […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for May 21, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on May 21, 21:06

    In this week’s episode, Carlos and Emily get a refresher lesson on fly casting with expert fisherman Tony Weaver. Anchorage Ship Creek is the only stream in the Anchorage area currently open to king salmon fishing. Try fishing bait below the last bridge right as the tide starts to flood. Hooligan are being caught in […]

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    Alaska Fishing Report for May 14, 2015

    by Carlos Faura on May 15, 17:09

    Today we kick off KTVA’s Alaska Fishing Report with Carlos Faura and fly-fishing expert Tony Weaver. It’s the beginning of the season and time to get your gear ready to go. Did anything break last season that you forgot about? Is that line getting old and cracked? Those leaky waders need repair.? Now is the time […]

  • Weather News

    Hail? Think again

    by Carlos Faura on Apr 01, 22:46

    All at one time we had clouds, sun, rain, snow and … HAIL? I suspect that wasn’t hail but probably something called graupel. It is closely related to hail but forms differently. Hail forms as rain falls from a thunderstorm, gets pushed back up high into the cloud by an updraft and freezing temperatures, freezes, then […]

  • Weather News

    High wind advisory in effect for Matanuska Valley

    by Carlos Faura on Feb 05, 19:52

    The Matanuska Valley has a high wind warning for winds 60 to 70 mph through Friday night. Squeezed between the high pressure ridge that has brought all the sunshine and an area of low pressure to the south of us, wind gusts have already increased to over 70 mph in the Palmer area. Wasilla has […]