Alaskan Fishing Details Page
The Microgaming software plays smoothly even with the extent of graphics and animation on offer in Alaskan Fishing. A large number of customization features are offered including sound and game speed. The Expert Mode has a comprehensive Auto Play feature with provision to stop the Auto Play when certain preset conditions are reached.
Easy to Understand (10)
The bonus features and slot game rules are accessible from within the game itself and are clearly explained. The payout table is also self explanatory. Even newbie players should find it easy to understand the slot game.
Graphics & Sounds (10)
The graphics are of excellent quality both in the symbols and the background graphics in the bonus game on the second screen. The animations are equally superb video clips. Since all symbols get animated and because of the 243 paylines animations figure very frequently. The music is also very good.
Theme and Concept (10)
Fishing themes are not very common but not unheard of either. Alaskan Fishing takes this theme to new heights. There are no high value card symbols and all symbols directly depict the theme. The animations are related to the theme as well. Even the Fly Fishing bonus round has the player catching fish and receiving credits according to the size of the fish caught.
Game Features (10)
Alaskan Fishing has all the game features found in contemporary slot games. It has a wild symbol that appears stacked and offers the highest fixed payouts. The scatter symbol offers scatter payouts and triggers free spins. The free spins offer doubled payouts and can be retriggered. The bonus symbol triggers the bonus game on the second screen. This game can be triggered in the free spins bonus round. Alaskan Fishing also offers 243 paylines that increases the frequency of payouts.
Betting Options (8)
Because of the 243 paylines the betting options are slightly different. The maximum applicable ways win bet is 0.50, which is very low. The maximum applicable total bet is 15.00, which is again very low. Hence despite the many advantages, Alaskan Fishing is unlikely to attract high rollers.
Alaskan Fishing has no progressive jackpot, which is a drawback. The fixed jackpots are also very low. The highest fixed jackpot offers a payout of only 500 coins.