May 2009 | Kings Galore
Editor’s Creel 6
Alaska Traveler 10
Fishing for a Compliment 12
Haugen’s Tackle Tech 18
Richey’s Salmon Sense 22
Fish Alaska Boats 26
Fish Alaska Recipe 92
Advertiser Index 94
Final Drift 98
Fish Alaska Travel
Wrangell: The Salmon Hole Alaska Forgot
by Terry Sheely 76
Whether you choose to run up the Stikine River, or fish the salt, (or both) there are a multitude of rich
environments on the Southeast Island of Wrangell that produce a wealth of silver goodness. Terry Sheely explores them all.
Fish Alaska All Tackle: The King Cocktail Bait
by Dave Kilhefner
Go a step or two beyond the typical salmon egg bait and make a cocktail fit for a king! Dave Kilhefner shows you how.
Bank Fishing for Kings
by Scott Haugen
A do-it-yourself Alaska king salmon adventure is something most anglers dream about, and an important key to success is having the proper gear. Scott Haugen hooks you up with all the right stuff.
by Andy Couch
Andy Couch details the art of bobbering in a variety of river settings. Bait, bobbers, line, scents, hooks, rods and reels are covered here as well as techniques that will increase your success rates.
Fish Alaska Fly: Midsummer Bugs
by Fred Telleen
Join Fred Telleen as he topwater- and sight-fishes for beautiful Dollies and rainbow trout on the mighty Kenai River.
COVER/John Yeager, owner of Timber Wolf Charters in Wrangell, and his son Connor, show off a pair of nice kings. © Nick Amato