If extreme ice fishing is the sort of thing that floats your boat, then why not try Microgaming's extreme slot game Alaskan Fishing?  This ice cool slot game brings adrenalin-fuelled excitement to the reels, at the same time as being slick and creatively designed.  As you spin, you will be treated to 5-reels packed with fishing symbols, and these symbols pay out across a fantastically high 243 paylines.  As well as that you will find some creative and exciting features, including stacked wild symbols, a Fly Fishing bonus and free spins round.

Our Verdict:

If you like a fast-paced, exciting slot games which are based on one of the world's most dangerous sports, ice fishing, then this is the ideal slot game for you.  The Alaskan Fishing slot game is a typical Microgaming slot, with the 5 reels and 3 rows. However, it has more than the average number of paylines – 243 in total – allowing for more regular wins.  You also have the bonus features, including the Fly Fishing bonus, which adds a new element to this slot, and makes it more unique, as well as helping to underline the overall theme of the game.

Wild symbol:

To some the design of the game and graphics may seem a little dated on Alaskan Fishing, but don't let that stop you from casting your rod to try and bait the big jackpots.  As you do, you will see plenty of fishing related symbols including a baited hook, seaplane, fishing boat, a reel, an eagle and a bear.  The Alaskan Fishing logo is the stacked wild which means that the wild symbols will sit on top of each other – on both the base game and bonus games – to help produce more regular wins for you.

Fly Fishing Bonus:

The first of the 2 bonus features on Alaskan Fishing the Fly Fishing Bonus.  This bonus feature is triggered when players find the bonus fisherman symbol on reels 1 and 5 at the same time.  You will then see a fisherman on the bank of a river, casting his rod 5 times to pull out 5 different fish. Each fish will be a certain size and the bigger the fish, the bigger the prize.  At the end of the feature, you are awarded a random multiplier bonus of between 2x and 15x.

Free Spins:

The last of the bonus features on Alaskan Fishing is the free spins bonus, but in this case, we have saved the best ‘til last as this is the feature that will pay out the biggest prizes.  To activate this feature, you will need to find 3 tackle box scatter symbols in 3 different positions over the 5 reels.  Once activated you will be rewarded with 15 free spins and any wins will be doubled during this feature.  You can also re-trigger the free spins by landing a further 3 of the scatter symbols on a single spin during the bonus.