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September 2003

Rainbow Trout Galore - SOLD OUT

DEPARTMENTS

Publishers' Note 5

Editor's Creel 6

A Visit from the Trout Fairy

Readers' Lines 8

Book Review 10

Fishing News 12

Fishing For A Compliment 16

Gear Review 22

Beyond Waders

Pro Pointer 74

How to Break a Rod

Fish Alaska Services Guide 76

Advertiser Index 77

Featured Fish Recipe 78

Dungeness Crab with

3 Dipping Sauces

The Final Drift 82

The Worm Farm

 

Features

The Egg-Sucking Bunny

By Cecilia "Pudge" Kleinkauf 

Tie this double whammy for hungry trout.

Hot 10 Rainbow Location 

by Troy Letherman 

Editor Troy Letherman distills the overwhelming choices for trophy rainbow hunters in Alaska to ten hot locations that are most likely to produce trout over 30 inches.

Sight-Fishing

by Scott Haugen 

Increase your fishing success using this exclusive Fish Alaska How-To technique with Scott Haugen.

Following Rainbows

By Scott Stouder 

Prepare yourself for scenic Wood-Tikchik State Park in southwest Alaska. Float from lake to lake on the connecting rivers and fly fish for big rainbows along the way.

The Copper River Experience

By Mo Tidemanis 

Luxurious accommodations, lots of rainbow trout and hungry midnight pike make this a memorable Alaska adventure. 

BONUS SECTION

Catching Autumn Trout

by Tony Weaver 

Technical editor Tony Weaver provides information to increase your catch of trophy-size fish in this exclusive Fish Alaska technique piece.

COVER/ Luke Connor and Jeff Varvil pose with a pair of Susitna Drainage rainbows. © Dreamweaver