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Backcountry Fishing Alaska's Kenai...
The ultimate guidebook to fishing one of the world's most beautiful backcountry spots.
Fishing Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is not merely a reference guide. It showcases the uniqueness of Alaska while emphasizing the universal passions that make the sport of fishing so compelling. With stories and anecdotes to complement the detailed specifics on stream access, timing, tactics, and equipment, this fascinating book will appeal not only to those planning a visit but to all those who have a love of fishing and only dream of going.

About the Author
Dave Atcheson has lived on the Kenai Peninsula since 1985. He has worked for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and has written for Alaska Magazine, Fly Fishing Quarterly, Outdoor Life, and other publications. He lives in Sterling, Alaska.

Alaska River Fishing (1999) - Video

  • Dr. Jim Wright, Virginia Beach eye surgeon, twice Virginia Saltwater Angler of the year as well as Virginia's first Master Saltwater Angler. His production company, "Saltwater Fishing with Dr. Jim," has produced hundreds of television programs covering fishing form Alaska to South America. While combining entertainment and instruction, their high quality and widespread public appeal truly makes them the "quickest half-hour on TV and video." Features awesome underwater catch and release of silver, chum and sockeye salmon while flyfishing and spinning for King Salmon in Alaska.

Alaska: Fishing Alaska - Video

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Flyfishing Alaska - Video

  • This is an excellent how to book for the fly fisherman going to Alaska. Each species of salmon and trout is covered with details concerning best time of year to fish, best fly patterns and what tactics will produce strikes....

Kenai River (River Journal Series, No 5)
by Anthony J. Route
  • This River Journal is one book in a continueing series highlighting the premier North American fly fishing rivers. For continuity, each issue is authored by one experiences writer/angler. Professional color photographs show the river in all its seasonal moods. Helpful area maps provide access information for anglers including river drifting, campgrounds, boat launching, shuttling, etc.
    Alaska Sportfishing (Alaska Geographic Guides)
    by Ernest Piper
  • This guide to accessible sportfishing includes where to find the fish, what species to look for, and important basics such as weather and safety. Organized by region, the book also includes information on techniques, gear and resources, making it a handy reference for anyone planning to fish in Alaska.
    Fishing Up North : Stories of Luck and Loss in Alaskan Waters
    by Brad Matsen, Bradford Matsen
  • Matsen (Faces of Fishing, Monterey Bay Aquarium Fdn., 1997) draws together some of the articles he published in magazines such as Alaska Fisherman's Journal, National Fisherman, Audubon, and Oceans to present an insider's knowledge of commercial fishing. From the slavish work of harvesting and processing to the tremendous profits that are possible but never guaranteed, Matsen articulates the contentious debates surrounding fishing in Alaska.

    Fishing Alaska
    by Evan Swensen, Margaret Swensen

    • Every angler dreams of fishing Alaska-the ultimate fishing experience, whether you are fly-fishing for native rainbow trout in pristine mountain streams or spin-casting for king salmon in glacier-fed rivers and saltwater bays. Add the backdrop of Alaska's spectacular mountains and wildlife, and you have the makings of an unforgettable experience.

    Fly-Fishing Alaska's Wild Rivers
    by Dan Heiner

  • For anyone in North America (and elsewhere) who is hooked on fly-fishing and pursues it past the initial stages of tangled lines, spontaneous river dunkings, and emptied bank accounts, there is one goal that dangles with a tantalizing glimmer just out of reach--the golden ring that spurs anglers on to perfect a variety of tricky casts, study entomological texts deep into the night, and wade through sleep with visions of lurking grizzlies, monster rainbows, and rivers paved with salmon.

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