May 2011 | King Salmon Roundup

May 2011Departments

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.