At the end of May, a crew of spirited friends and I coasted out of Eklutna Lake campground with trimmed packs, tents and miscellaneous items strapped to our bikes, bound for the head of the glacial valley…or at least its vicinity. It was a fresh adventure for all, and for me, the opportunity to witness the East and West Forks of the Eklutna River beyond Eklutna Lake and set eyes on the glacier, where the Eklutna River begins
Introducing you to our friends in the Last Frontier
Keeping track of efforts to save the “Roadless Rule” in Alaska hasn’t been easy.
Getting ready for spring fishing in Southeast Alaska.
Birding has become a distraction for one shut-in Alaska angler
Meet the 42 Bristol Bay guides working to stop the proposed Pebble mine from ruining a million dollar economy, a fishing paradise, and a world-class fishery.
Imagine this: Alaska. Wilderness. Strong runs of all five Pacific salmon species. Rainbow trout. Northern pike. Rustic elegance. Great food. Friendly hosts. I have more words to describe Wilderness Place Lodge, but if I could tell you all the great things about this place, it would take a lot more room than we have here. … Read more
Oh, to be Brian O’Keefe for a day last summer in western Alaska. O’Keefe served as Todd Moen’s fishing subject in Moen’s new short film, “Alaska Fly Fishing with a Mouse,” that’s been crawling the interwebs with a vengeance over the last few days. And rightly so—the footage of massive Alaskan rainbows erupting beneath mouse … Read more
You may be familiar with the game Taboo. If not, here’s a primer: players take turns drawing cards and trying to get their teammates to say the word on the card by describing what it is without saying that word or a few keywords related to it. I want to share some information about the … Read more
The place you catch a rainbow trout as big as a silver salmon is a place you hold with reverence. A place you plan to someday return.