Two Streamers Alaskan Guides Always Carry

3 comments / Posted on / by

No Alaska angler should be without these two fly patterns. If you ever plan on visiting one of those famous Alaskan fishing operations like Alaska West or if you're more the angler who rather prefers to do it yourself, I highly recommend tying up several of...



The Best Cup of Coffee Ever

5 comments / Posted on / by

ON A COLD RAINY MORNING IN WESTERN ALASKA, WHEN YOU'VE BEEN UP SINCE FIVE AND YOUR ARMS ARE TIRED FROM FIGHTING FISH, A CUP OF HOT COFFEE GOES A LONG WAY. The best cup of coffee I ever had was made by Jim Palmersheim on the...



Alice’s Angle, Never Have I Ever: Bristol Bay

1 comment / Posted on / by

By: Alice Tesar I’ve never fished for sockeye salmon. I’ve never been to Alaska. When my husband and I decided to add a kid to our crew we knew adventures like this might be put on hold on. We named our son Brooks for many reasons, but...



The Pebble Mine Fight is Far From Over

7 comments / Posted on / by

By Dan Frasier Be warned, the Pebble Mine is not a settled issue. The risks to one of the most important watersheds on the planet are still very much alive. Progress has been made and Pebble’s backers frustrated, but they certainly aren’t done. In fact, they are...



So You Want To Be An Alaska Guide?

16 comments / Posted on / by

By Whitney Gould The plane, which brought me to Western Alaska is gone. I’m standing on a remote, empty tarmac. The sky is a herring-gull gray, the air crisp and clean. I am surrounded by tundra. The only visible object is a square box painted white, the...