October / November 2007 | Species Variety Issue
Fishing for a Compliment
Haugen’s Tackle Tech
Recipe – Cajun Salmon with Shrimp Etouffe
Final Drift – 2007 Derby Winners
Fish Alaska Special
Fishing Kayaks 72
Fishing from kayaks is a natural component of its utility. Tom Watson takes you on a tour of possibilities in these specially designed, sea-going, stable platforms that get you in (or out) to where the fish are.
Fish Alaska All-Tackle: Mission Planning on Ice
by George Krumm
Ice master George Krumm offers techniques and advice for planning the perfect ice fishing expedition.
by Bob Wheeler
Bob Wheeler voyages to the Nowitna River for monster pike and the occasional sheefish.
Fish Alaska Fly: Hickman’s Flesh-Eating Sculpin
by Jeff Hickman
Jeff Hickman designed this flashy fly to mimic the off- balance, helpless sculpin that’s just bit off more than he can chew and it drives trout crazy.
by E. Donnall Thomas
Straight from the sea, these game fish put up a good fight on their way back to their natal streams.
Fish Alaska Travel: Jurassic Park
by Bob Robb
Bob Robb steps back to a time before the huge cruise ships invaded the pristine waters of southeast Alaska.
by Dave Zoby
Dave Zoby reveals the pleasures of low-impact, comfortable recreation fishing accommodations in the Cook Inlet region.
by Bruce Leonard
The Copper River Valley truly trumps the promises of travel brochures with beautiful scenery, fabulous fishing and historic sites. Join Bruce Leonard as he explores them all.
by Andrew Cremata
Scenic beauty and extraordinary fishing converge in the remote southeast community of Skagway. Andrew Cremata shows you what the tour boats miss.
COVER / Troy Letherman with an American Creek beauty. © Dusan Smetana