May 2011 | King Salmon Roundup
Editor’s Creel 6
Fish Alaska Traveler 10
Fishing For a Compliment 12
Tackle Tech 18
Salmon Sense 20
EZ Limits: A Guide’s Angle 24
Fish Alaska Boats 28
Fish Alaska Fly 34
Tight Lines 36
Fish Alaska Recipe 84
Advertiser Index 86
Final Drift 90
Fish Alaska Saltwater: Responsible Rock Fishing
by Capt. Tat Tatterson
Call them “Day Savers” or “Fish ‘n Chips,” Alaska’s rockfish are always biting. Fish for them and handle them in a way that preserves this dynamic resource. Capt.”Tat” Tatterson shows you how.
Fish Alaska Fly: King Makers
by Fred Telleen
Fred Telleen points out that the pursuit of large salmon on small flies is probably one of the more illogical fishing strategies. But it sure is fun! Here are some suggestions and techniques along with some flies that make it so.
Fish Alaska Tactics: Salmon Seams
by Scott Haugen
No matter what salmon species you are targeting, focusing on seams is critical to consistent success. Contributing editor Scott Haugen shows you exactly what to look for and how to fish them.
Fish Alaska All-Tackle: Putting New Mojo into Old Herring Hookups
by Terry Sheely
Old tricks of the trade, plus some astonishing new ways to put them to use will give you more fishing ammo to toss at those finicky salmon. Terry Sheely picks up these new twists from some very savvy salmon fishermen.
Fish Alaska Travel: Wandering Sitka
by Andrew Cremata
Southeast specialist Andrew Cremata gets sidetracked in the paradise of Sitka. Beautiful scenery, wildlife, history and of course, lots of spectacular fishing are on the menu on this historic island.
COVER/Raeana, Montana and Alicia Bowman with Alicia’s king.