March 2002 | Winter Fishing Options
From the Editor -5
Publishers’ Welcome -6
Readers’ Lines -8
Alaska Fishing News -10
Fishing for a Compliment -14
Gear Review -18
Pudge on the Fly -22
Inside Alaska Angling -70
Featured Fish Recipe -76
The Final Drift -82
Burbot: A Whole Lota Names
by Troy Letherman
Going after one of Alaska’s least sought (and tastiest) sport fish.
Get Ready . . . Get Set . . . Go Fishing!
by Greg Brush
With breakup right around the corner, now’s the time to get that gear ready to go.
No King Like Snow King
by Jim DiMaggio
From Resurrection to Kachemak Bay, the time for kings is now.
Listen to your Guide: An Alaskan Lesson
by Doug Wilson
Fishing by the numbers at Prince of Wales Island’s Waterfall Resort.
Tying and Fishing the Bead Egg
by Joe Warren and Peter Bakum
How to choose and tie the perfect bead egg for Alaska’s finicky rainbows.
Fish Talkeetna, Alaska
by Marcus Weiner
The “All-star Trio” fishes and visits in Talkeetna.
SPECIAL PHOTO ESSAY
All In A Day’s Fishing: Making the Scene inSoutheast
by John Hyde 40
Juneau’s John Hyde photographs the wildlife found while fishing in Southeast Alaska.