Editorís Creel 6
The Alaska Traveler 8
Readerís Lines 10
Getting the Bite
Fishing For A Compliment 12
Fish Alaska Services Guide 76
Advertiser Index 77
Fish Recipe 78
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Final Drift 82
The Nushagak River System
An overview of this 10,000-
square-mile fishing wonderland,
complete with map, how to get there, where to stay and lots of other hot
By Troy Letherman
Nush Kings on
the Fly 28
A premier destination for Alaskaís most challenging
fly rod quarry. E. Donnall Thomas, Jr., takes you there.
Boon-Dogging Alaska Kings 34
Who needs Fourth of July fireworks when
thereís action like these silver shooters?
By Terry Sheely
After the Kings 44
Alaskaís largest king run is followed by a pack of
silvers that are every bit as eager to take your line.
Publisher Marcus Weiner finds all the action.
Catch & Keep on the Nushagak
Even though most fishermen release their catch on this
river, there are things that are certainly meant to be kept.
By Editor Troy Letherman
The Chili 60
The Chilikadrotna River provides more than just
spectacular fishing for this floating expedition.
By Les Gara
The Other Nush 66
Host to 5 species of Pacific Salmon, the Nushagak
also offers an abundance of almost every other
freshwater fish in Alaska.
By J.D. Richey
COVER/A gorgeous Nushagak rainbow. © Troy
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