Tune Your Plugs 38
Guiding you through the process of keeping these proven king slayers in tune, John Rantz tells you how to make sure your plugs are running true.
Stern Anchoring 40
Captain Dave Greiner illustrates the lost art of stern anchoring.
The Salt Kings 42
Tactics and techniques for taking the kings of the salt, from Captain Tat Tatterson.
Alaska’s Best King Rivers 52
With North America’s strongest returns, Alaska offers myriad opportunities for targeting Chinook; learn where and when to go as the runs come in this summer.
King Timing & Techniques 62
Contributing editor J.D. Richey educates us in some of the best tactics for targeting kings in some of Alaska’s most well known locales.
Pilgrim’s Guide to Fish Processing 70
The catch is on the bank—now what?
Dan Bonney takes us through the next steps to ensuring your fillets remain fresh and succulent when they hit the table.