August / September 2007 | The When, Why and How of Coho


Editor’s Creel

Alaska Traveler

Fishing for a Compliment

Haugen’s Tackle Tech


Alaska Fish Pack

One Pan Red & White

Advertiser Index

Final Drift

Fish Alaska Special Arctic Alaska

The magic, the mystery and the fish of the legendary Far North presented here in stunning photos by John Sherman.


Silver Salmon Strategies

by Scott Haugen

Chasing silver across the Great Land can be daunting. Here are some tips to simplify things a bit.

Trolling Methods for Trout

by Chris Shaffer

Chris Shaffer offers some unorthodox ways to troll swimbaits and jerkbaits for beautiful ‘bows and lakers.

Fish Alaska Fly: Beads, Cones and Eyeball Flies

by Pudge Kleinkauf

Get those flies down to where the action is by adding this method to your fly-tying expertise.

Obsession in Paradise

by Troy Letherman, Photos by Dusan Smetana

A bumbling start ends with some spectacular lasting impressions at the Naknek River for our editor Troy Letherman.

Fish Alaska Travel: Make Someone Happy!

by Kathy Anderson

Associate editor Kathy Anderson found out just how happy she could be at the Raspberry Island Remote Camps near Kodiak.

Rocky River Silvers

by Howard Jensen

Just across the bay from Homer runs a river full of silver. Howard Jensen hooks up plenty.

COVER / Ric Rudgers shows a beautiful Dolly Varden. © John Sherman