All about Hardware - Spinners and Spoons
Editor’s Creel 6
Fish Alaska Guest Traveler 8
Fishing For a Compliment 12
Tackle Tech 18
Salmon Sense 20
EZ Limits: A Guide’s Angle 22
Fish Alaska Boats 24
Fish Alaska Fly 28
Tight Lines 30
Fish Alaska Recipe 78
Advertiser Index 80
Final Drift 82
Fish Alaska Special
High IQ Baits
by Angelo Peluso 37
New, incredible technologies have produced plastics and scents that are capable of attracting Alaska’s sometimes finicky fish. Angelo Peluso discusses the advantages of these high IQ baits
Fish Alaska All Tackle: Alaska’s Top Salmon Lures
by Scott Haugen
Scott Haugen spent a lot of time asking the question: What’s your favorite salmon lure? He asked the general public, he queried on Facebook, he worked the sportsman shows always asking the same question. Here are the results, plus his favorites that will put salmon on the end of your line.
by Terry Sheely
Dots, smile blades, beads and more help turn tough silvers into biters. Terry Sheely shows you how to work this magic to produce better strikes with more bling!
Fish Alaska Technique: Advanced Spinner Techniques
by JD Richey
Ok, now you’ve notched up the lures - so how do you fish that gangly thing? JD Richey takes you to river and estuary and gets the “swing on” some fabulous fish.
Fish Alaska Travel: Mythbusting Kenai Kings
by Greg Brush
One of the most fabled rivers in the world is surrounded by a load of myths. Join Greg Brush as he busts these untruths and brings some very interesting facts to light.
COVER/A sampling of effective salmon hardware. Photo © Wayne Norris