February 2005 | 2005 Travel Planner, Part 2
Editor’s Creel 6
The Alaska Traveler 10
Book Review 12
Fishing News 14
Fishing For A Compliment 20
Fish Alaska Services Guide 74
Advertiser Index 75
Fish Recipe 76
Simon & Seaforts’ Smoked Reindeer
Tenderloin & King Crab Legs
Final Drift 82
Teeny Talks Tackle
By Jim Teeny
Gearing up for your Alaska adventure is easy when you choose proven equipment.
Fast Cat Fishin’
By Larry Dunmire
Catfish in Alaska? Not quite. Barn doors and icebergs in Petersburg from the deck of a fast, new catamaran.
New Times in Old Harbor
by Melissa Norris
Publisher Melissa Norris explores the history and superb saltwater fishing in southwest Alaska.
by Marcus Weiner
In the midst of the worst wildfire season ever, publisher Marcus Weiner takes on the largest freshwater fish in Alaska. Hot days, hot fishing!
I Want to Go Back to Chignik
By Editor Troy Letherman
Choose any one: Chignik Bay, Chignik Lake or Chignik Lagoon. Fishing in this beautiful place is unrivaled and relatively untouched.
FA Fish Anchorage
by Scott Haugen
Scott Haugen takes you on a “quick” tour of fishing spots either in Alaska’s largest city, or within a few minutes drive.
Fish Alaska Technique Blue Plate Special: Flesh & Eggs
by Richard Johnson
Many times in Alaska waters choosing the right fly has nothing to do with the “hatch.” Here are some of the most effective flesh and egg flies and how to fish them, presented by expert fly enthusiast Richard Johnson.
COVER/Publisher Marcus Weiner and Bill O’Halloran with a trophy-size pike. © George O’Halloran