January 2005 | 2005 Travel Planner
Editor’s Creel 8
The Alaska Traveler 12
Book Review 14
Fishing For A Compliment 16
Fish Alaska Services Guide 76
Advertiser Index 78
Fish Recipe 80
CampoBello’s Crispy Salmon
Final Drift 82
Trophy Rainbows 18
The proposed Pebble Mine near Lake Iliamna could have a dramatic impact on the fish and fishing in southwestern Alaska.
By Andy Bullick
Keeping Them Fresh
By Doug Wilson
Here’s how to preserve your catch for the firmest, most flavorful table-fare.
by Matt Hage
Matt Hage fishes for interior Alaska’s hungriest (and most beautiful), freshwater fishes.
The Egg & I
by E. Donnall Thomas, Jr.
E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. shows us why the main ingredient in your tackle box should be eggs, regardless of your quarry.
Alaska’s Talkeetna River
By Jerry Wylie
Surrounded by beauty, this river flows in the shadow of North America’s highest peak and provides some
pretty dramatic fishing as well.
by Dave Vedder
Fish these undiscovered, saltwater “hot spots” with author Dave Vedder.
by Marcus Weiner
From endless riffles in gin-clear water to deeper channels, publisher Marcus Weiner fishes this winding river in the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.
By Troy Letherman
Chase spring steelhead from Southeast’s only Orvis-endorsed lodge.
COVER/An angler works to land his catch near camp on a remote float trip. © Brian O’Keefe