USA Fairbanks firm offers summer and winter fishing excursions By Mary Pemberton / February 17, 2017 Share 1 -- Why Knot Adventures in Fairbanks is offering all-inclusive fishing excursions in both summer and winter. For summer visitors to Interior Alaska, Why Knot Adventures offers fishing trips that explore waterways within 100 miles of Fairbanks and include scenic river floats in a comfortable and spacious raft.Winter tours consist of day and night ice fishing packages with nighttime opportunities to view the northern lights. River float trips run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The company offers a $25 discount for disabled veterans, active military and senior citizens. More information is available at www.whyknotadventures.net.