August / September 2010
Coho When and How
Editor's Creel 8
Alaska Traveler 12
Fishing for a Compliment 14
Salmon Sense 20
Fish Alaska Boats 24
Fish Alaska Recipe 76
Advertiser Index 78
Final Drift 82
Fish Alaska Travel: Coho by Land, Sea & Air
Join Dave Vedder as he explores the fishing wonders of Icy Bay three ways. Fishing here is unlike anywhere on earth.
Fish Alaska Fly: Flies to Take to Heaven
Fly expert Angelo Peluso has gathered 14 of his all-time favorite flies and shares the inspiration and secrets with you.With photos of flies tied by their creators, or masters of the craft.
Fish Alaska All-Tackle: Turn Silvers ON with Jigs
by JD Richey
Southeast Alaska provides an angelic coho experience for contributing FA editor JD Richey. Jigs made these salmon crazy!
by Scott Haugen
Sometimes it’s not where you fish, but how you fish. Here are some tips from Scott Haugen that might change the way you fish for silvers.
Fish Alaska Technique: Conditional Silver Salmon
by Fred Telleen
Fred Telleen works through all the challenges of fly fishing for silvers from fish that won’t bite to those that just won’t stay off the line.
The When & How of Freshwater Coho
by Greg Brush
Guide and contributing FA editor Greg Brush has documented seven ways to better coho fishing. From topwater Wogging to back-trolling plugs, these proven techniques will get you fish.
by Terry Sheely
Before the snow, when freshwater runs low, it often pays to seek out silvers. Just the bears and you. Terry W. Sheely takes you there.
COVER/ Publisher Melissa Norris with a nice Kodiak silver. © Cheryl Kindwall