Editor’s Creel 6
Alaska Traveler 12
Book Review 16
Fish Recipe 78
Roasted Alaskan Oysters
by Mick Hug of Mick’s at the Inlet.
Advertiser Index 79
Final Drift 82
How Do Fish See? 44
Part four in a Fish Alaska
by Daniel Bagur
Road System, Kodiak 71
Try the Kodiak road system to fish coho with spinners they love to hate.
by publisher Marcus Weiner
Make Your Own Spinners 76
Fish Alaska demonstrates
making your own spinners.
Pheasant-tail Nymph 18
Get to the bottom for great returns with this wet fly.
by Cecilia “Pudge” Kleinkauf
Back-Trolling for Kings 20
Scott Haugen shows you a slower technique
for hot king action.
Flashers & Dodgers 26
Using the right attractors can certainly
increase your catch. Using them the right
way can make it even better.
by Chris Shaffer
Stillwater Primer 32
Dave Atcheson suggests you find yourself on the
calming waters of a lake for some relaxing fishing.
Humpy Heaven 50
Jim Teeny likes to fish for these scrappy little fish
—the secret is light gear for a great experience.
Chum Time 56
Timing the runs in western Alaska when fishing
chum salmon makes an exciting trip for the
experienced as well as novice fisherman.
by Andy Bullick
Tackling the Alagnak 62
With so many opportunities to choose from,
this wild, and scenic river is always a prime choice.
by publisher Melissa Norris
COVER / An Alagnak chum salmon. © Wayne Norris
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