Editor’s Creel 6
Alaska Traveler 10
Fishing for a Compliment 14
Advertiser Index 76
Final Drift 82
An Alaskan Paradise 46
Lake Clark National Park and
Preserve is a time machine for anglers, with untouched streams, lots of fish, beautiful scenery, a rainforest, abundant wildlife and mountains. Just an hour by plane from Anchorage, this pristine wilderness can be yours.
by James Fraioli
by Dave Kilhefner
Learn to speed-tie the go-to fly for Alaska fly anglers. Here’s how to have a good supply quick.
by Scott Haugen
Last issue Scott Haugen showed you how to catch pinks – now he gets to the bottom of things with these great techniques for silver salmon.
In the Shadow of a Giant
by Mark Glassmaker
If the Kasilof River wasn’t within 15 miles of the better-known Kenai, it would be a world-class river in reputation as well. Guide Mark Glassmaker shares the skinny on this productive, less-crowded gem.
Cheechako: Soloing Katmai
by Eric Gilmore
Don’t go boating alone. That’s the disclaimer. This author accepted the risks of being in wild Alaska by himself and planned for a year for this trip. Here is what he learned.
by Angelo Peluso
Angelo Peluso sneaks off to the Alaska Peninsula as often as he can to catch an endless variety of fish.
by Kathy Anderson
Associate publisher Kathy Anderson spent time discussing the future of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta fishery with this Renaissance man.
COVER / Silver on the fly. © Mark Glassmaker