How to Fly Fish Written by Ben Rowell Know someone who has wanted to learn how to fly fish but for one reason or another hasn’t taken the plunge? I do. I’ve had so many people tell me they want to
Each steelhead is like a miracle, a gift out of time, a prehistoric primal beast. And each one we valued more than the last.
by Nigel Fox This summer marks another pink year on the Kenai River, which means a couple million pink salmon will return to spawn from August through September. If you are primarily a trout fisherman
Dog salmon (chum salmon) are terrific fighters on a fly rod. Blog Post by Fred Fraikor Maybe it’s the nickname “dog” salmon, purportedly because natives felt chum salmon were not as tasty as the
Story & Photos By Jeremy Anderson One of the coolest things about rainbow trout fishing in Alaska is the opportunity to catch fish on many different flies and beads. The diverse bio-system that Al
Students from a number of Bristol Bay communities this week learned how to tie a coho-catching fly, cast a fly rod into the wind, and prepare a detailed list of supplies to bring for a day on the wate
Q&A with Pudge Kleinkauf From her top flies to favorite time to fish in Alaska, Fish Alaska magazine asks longtime friend and contributing editor about her fly fishing preferences in this Q&A
The planning was fierce, nine days and nine nights floating Alaska’s Arolik River, in pursuit of Arctic grayling, leopard rainbows, Dolly Varden, and potentially all five salmon species. Getting
The author of this post, Jeff Hickman, knows rainbow trout. He spent a bunch of years guiding at Alaska West, and during that time he came up with a really popular mouse pattern called Mr.
Blog Post by Troy Letherman Something died today. The air around the launch is heavy with it, a wall of rot signaling apocalypse for the year’s salmon. In the slack-water shallows a few fish mill ab