Alaskan Fishing Slots

It should come as no surprise to find that Alaska is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Alaska is known primarily as a wonderful fishing destination with the salmon, trout and halibut being the most commonly found fish. The video slot game Alaskan Fishing has quickly become one of the most popular slot games developed by Microgaming in recent years. The game does well to communicate the peaceful experience of an Alaskan fishing trip through its serene sound effects and intricately designed symbols.

Slot theme

Although it is easy to think that an Alaskan fishing themed game has limited scope for being visually creative, the reality is that this game incorporates an array of videos and graphics that is sure to keep every player thoroughly entertained. Microgaming has gone to extensive lengths to ensure that every player walks away from this game with a stunning graphic experience. While the game also offers players fantastic opportunities to increase their winnings significantly, it is certainly the symbols and the animation that are its most attractive features.

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Key features of the slot

Alaskan Fishing incorporates five different reels and 243 different ways to trigger winning payouts. Players can bet anywhere between 1 and 10 coins on a single reel to activate winning paylines. Coin denominations will range anywhere between $.01 and $0.05. The minimum amount a player can bet is $.30 while the maximum bet per spin can rise as high as $15.

With 243 different winning combinations, you can rest assured that the games special and bonus features are certainly something to write home about. The Wild symbol in the game is the ‘Alaskan Fishing ‘ logo. This symbol is able to substitute for any of the other symbols in the game except for the Scatter and Bonus symbols. When the Wild symbol appears stacked on one or more of the five reels, a player will trigger high payouts.

The game incorporates two different scatter symbols in the form of a Tackle box and a Blue-hatted Fisherman. These symbols can appear anywhere along the reels and still trigger high payouts. When three or more of these symbols appear on the reels, a player will trigger a winning payline. Moreover, when three scatter symbols are triggered, a free spins round will also come into play. Triggering the Blue-hatted fisherman on reels one and five simultaneously will activate the Fly Fishing Bonus Round. During this bonus round, players will have to choose five out of nine fishing spots along a stream. When fish appear in selected spots, a player will be able to trade caught fish for prizes. A player’s bet will be multiplied anywhere between two and 15 times depending on the size of fish caught.

Other winning symbols in the game include a Kodiak bear and a Bald eagle but these do not provide large payouts. There is no mobile version for this game yet.

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Gaming experience

If you are in the mood for a perfect blend of excitement and serenity, Alaskan Fishing is where your search ends. The game’s animation and graphics coupled with its multiple winning payout opportunities will ensure that every player will go away from this game thoroughly satisfied. You can play this game for hours and hours without every exhausting yourself. It also helps that you are playing before a stunning backdrop of tall snow-capped mountains. While much of the animation in the game is saved for the bonus and special rounds, there are other short video clips that do well to communicate the natural beauty that Alaskan fishing is all about.