Editor’s Creel 8
Alaska Traveler 12
Fishing for a Compliment 14
Tackle Tech 20
Salmon Sense 24
Tight Lines 28
Fish Alaska Recipe 86
Advertiser Index 88
Final Drift 90
Fish Alaska Special
by A.E. Poyner 58
Making the most of your catch with A. E. Poynor.
Fish Alaska Travel: Chignik’s Big Secret
by Mark Emery
Fly fishing for saltwater bottomfish? You bet! On the beautiful Alaska Peninsula in Southwest, surrounded by mountains, wildlife and pristine water, Mark Emery reels them in.
Fish Alaska Fly: Effective Terminal Rigs for Kings
Essential and precise rigging are required in order to land that trophy king of a lifetime on a fly rod. Mike Lunde discusses the best systems for conventional and Spey fly excursions.
Fish Alaska How-to: Fillet a Salmon
by Doug Wilson
Catching one is just the beginning. Here are 8 steps that will get you to the finest quality fillets. Doug Wilson and Rob Cannon show you how.
10 Tips for Dungeness Crabbing
by Scott Haugen
Recreational crabbing is one of the fastest growing segments of the fishing world. Here Scott Haugen gives you some great tips to help get you started.
Fish Alaska Saltwater: Kings of Montague
by Capt Tat Tatterson
Liberal limits and no annual cap make these kings worth the journey. Diehard Seward king Captain T.A. “Tat” Tatterson IV takes you to a beautiful bounty of silver royalty.
Fish Alaska Travel: Tugboat Vagabonds
by Terry Sheely
Juneau tugfitters chase hot Southeast fishing, crabbing, and fun. Join Terry Sheely on this luxurious free-form fishing expedition.
COVER/ Halibut fishing is a whole new sport when targeted with a flyrod in shallow water. © Mark Emery