Editor’s Creel 6
Fish Alaska Traveler 10
Fishing For A Compliment 12
Tackle Tech 16
Salmon Sense 20
Fish Alaska Boats 22
Tight Lines 28
Fish Alaska Recipe 78
Advertiser Index 80
Final Drift 82
Fish Alaska Special
by Troy Letherman 34
Where to start on your Homer Odyssey? Here are some suggestions from FA editor Troy Letherman to get you started–and keep you hooked on this fishing mecca.
Fish Alaska Travel: Mahalo from Homer
by Kathy Anderson
There seems to be some confusion about where the 49th and the 50th states divide. Associate publisher Kathy Anderson finds a bit of the Aloha state just off the end of the Kenai Peninsula.
by Christine Cunningham
Are you good enough to fish the wildest water you’ve ever seen and bring up some of the most vicious fish out there? Christine Cunningham answers that question and comes up with an armload of toothy, fighting action.
by Andrew Cremata
Write your own fishing brochure when you travel in luxury aboard the Venturess. Leave all your cares behind and join Andrew Cremata for one of the most satisfying get-aways on Alaska waters.
The Halibut Fishing Capital of the World
by Les Palmer
There is a reason that Homer holds this title. Join Les Palmer and catch some chickens and some barndoors while you enjoy the view.
Fish Alaska All-Tackle: The Other “Hawgs” of Homer
by Capt. Tat Tatterson
It’s not all about the halibut. Capt.“Tat” Tatterson wants you to know there are lots of other “hawgs” out there just about year-round upon which to try your fishing skills.
COVER/One of our favorite Mauricians, Dave Jenner, with a nice 80+ pound halibut caught with Bob’s Trophy Charters in Homer. Photo © Melissa Norris