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'Bows on the Shoulder: Summer Trout at Rainbow River Lodge

My guide for the day, Tim Pearson, is alternating between rowing and choosing a pattern for the other angler in the boat, Texan Tom Gingerich. They’re thinking fry, maybe sculpin, maybe dry, clearly not aware that there’s a race on to draw the first topwa…
Dorian Thompson I’m the first to tie on a dry fly.  We’re gliding across a stillwater slough connecting Fog Lake to the middle Copper River, flushing the occasional… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/destinations/bows-shoulder-summer-trout-rainbow-river-lodge/

Chasing Kvichak Rainbows

Fish Alaska editor Troy Letherman and I are guests at the Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge on the Kvichak River. The Kvichak, world-renown for the size and numbers of wild rainbow trout it produces, flows from massive Lake Iliamna to Bristol Bay, providing a cond…
Marcus Weiner I light up a cigar, and not your run-of-the-mill, dollar-store stogie, but rather a high-end, dark-wrapped import that lasts an hour and promises both bad breath and… http://www.fishalaskamagazine.com/blog/destinations/kvichak-rainbows/