August 2004 | Lots of Coho, Salmon Shark on the Fly
Editor’s Creel 6
The Alaska Traveler 10
Book Review 16
Fishing For A Compliment 18
Gear Review 22
Fish Alaska Services Guide 76
Advertiser Index 77
Fish Recipe 78
Bear Trail’s Smoked Salmon Alfredo
Final Drift 82
The Redheaded Stealth
by Rich Johnson
Fly expert Rich Johnson ties up a hot number for coho.
The Silvers of Saltery Lake Lodge
by Dave Atcheson
Explore the riches of Alaska’s Emerald Isle.
Silvers in Transition
by E. Donnall Thomas, Jr.
E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. enjoys Alaska’s premier saltwater quarry with a fly rod.
Photos by Brian O’Keefe
Essay by Troy Letherman
A photo essay that takes you to the action.
Big Fish with Big Jim
by Melissa Norris
Publisher Melissa Norris explores the saltwater fishing opportunities in Juneau with Big Jim’s Charters and some Fish Alaska readers.
Shark on the Fly
by Marcus Weiner
Some of Alaska’s largest wet predators are still under the radar for most fisherman. If you want it big and rough —here’s the fish for you!
Fish Cold Bay
by Tyson O’Connell
Beautiful and unforgiving, Cold Bay, Alaska, is the “end of the earth” for some fisherfolk.
by Scott Haugen
Fish in water you wouldn’t expect to be productive. Here are all the tips and techniques for making that sluggish water come to life!
COVER/Tyson O’Connell with a Volcano Bay silver. © Tyson O’Connell