Fishing for a Compliment
Haugen’s Tackle Tech
Seven Herb Crusted Halibut
Fish Alaska Special
Tyrants of the Lake
Lake trout are the fish to catch in Alaska’s myriad lakes. North to south, east to west, lake trout inhabit surprising places. Here’s how to fish for these lunkers summer, winter, spring and fall.
by Pudge Kleinkauf
Fish Alaska All-Tackle: King Salmon Plugs
by Greg Brush
A comprehensive look at how to take your king plug-fishing to the next level.
by Andy Couch
Expert guide Andy Couch shows you exactly how to cure, tie and fish salmon eggs more effectively.
Fish Alaska Fly: Northern Pike on Plastic Flies
by G.B. Barnard IV
Can’t beat ’em for durability, these soft-bodied plastic flies improve your strike-to-landing ratio for big Alaskan pike.
Fish Alaska Travel: Brooks River
by Tyson Radley O’Connell
The Brooks River and surrounding area offers travelers a complete Alaska experience. Join Tyson Radley O’Connell as he explores this southwest treasure of massive trout and famous bears.
Anvik River Lodge
by Brian Minnick
On the mighty Yukon River there is a scenic wonderland of beautiful vistas and superb fishing. Brian Minnick takes us there for a remote Alaska experience.
by Jody Ellis-Knapp
In what other U.S. city can you be fishing for huge king salmon within minutes of landing at the international airport? Anchorage offers anglers not only a gateway to the rest of Alaska, but a tremendous selection of attractions and day trips that will satisfy every angler’s wish.
COVER / A lingcod prepares to take a hooked black rockfish. © Painting by Scott Thompson/ www.scottthompson.com