February 2009 | 2009 Travel Special
Editor’s Creel 8
Alaska Traveler 14
Fishing for a Compliment 16
Haugen’s Tackle Tech 22
Richey’s Salmon Sense 24
Fish Alaska Boats 26
Fish Alaska Recipe 76
Advertiser Index 78
Final Drift 82
Fish Alaska Special
by A.E. Poyner 58
Making the most of your catch with A. E. Poynor.
Recipe Contest Winners
Delicious! Here is the rundown on the cook-off and the winning fish recipes from our readers. Publisher Melissa Norris tells all!
Fish Alaska Travel: A Tale of Two Fish
by James O. Fraioli
Kasilof kings and Cook Inlet halibut pair up for a challenging and rewarding two-some trip for James O. Fraioli.
‘Bows, Dollies & Silvers of the Salmon
by Howard Jensen
A float down the Aniak River shows writer Howard Jensen just how thick the fish can be in Alaska’s outback rivers.
Border Town Benefits
by Andrew Cremata
Southeast Alaska has much to offer, but take a trip with award-winning writer Andrew Cremata who lives there and this insider-information will open your eyes to endless fishing opportunities!
by E. Donnall Thomas
E. Donnall Thomas explores the nearly uninhabited (by people) north shore of Kodiak Island and gets down to (fishing) business with some folks who know theirs.
COVER/A nice Kenai Dolly. © Troy Letherman