September 2004 | Autumn Fishing Bonanza
Editor’s Creel 6
The Alaska Traveler 8
Book Review 10
Fly Fishing Women Explore Alaska
Fishing For A Compliment 12
Fish Recipe 76
Mykel’s Macadamia Nut
Advertiser Index 77
Fish Alaska Services Guide 80
Final Drift 82
A Fly in the Hand is Worth $50 in the Bush
Spey Rods in Alaska 34
These two-handed jobs are just what the fly-fishing doctor ordered. Here’s how to use ’em and where to get’em.
By John Gawesworth
Fly-fishing Float Tube Style
by Cecilia “Pudge” Kleinkauf
Cecilia “Pudge” Kleinkauf shares her love of the personal watercraft that goes almost anywhere.
by Troy Letherman
Editor Troy Letherman tells us why Kulik Lodge in Katmai National Park & Preserve is one of the top fishing destinations in the world.
Wild Fish & Whitewater
by Les Gara
Float and fish Lake Creek in salmon season with rafting expert Les Gara.
By Ken Marsh
Not even a roll-over in a new pick-up truck can stop these intrepid fishermen.
Rewards of an Alaska Autumn
by Jerry Wylie
Jerry Wylie shows us the meaning of “football” season in Southcentral, and it has nothing to do with a ball.
Rainbows on Top
by Jim Repine
Veteran guide Jim Repine demonstrates his enthusiasm for topwater trout. He also throws in a recipe for a hot fly.
By Mark Higgins
A first-class destination for a wide variety of fish and wildlife experiences.
COVER/Dan Summerville displays a 30-inch fall rainbow from the Kenai River. © Greg Thomas