Fish Who’ve Never Seen a Fisherman

Sportsman's Atlas April 2004 - by Chris Shaffer Kenji King couldn't see the river, nor could he hear it when he pulled his mid-'90s model Suburban onto a small pullout on the narrow, unmaintained, pothole-clogged dirt road. King had traveled an hour in the 4-wheel-drive vehicle now painted with mud and scratched by overgrown trees. He hadn't seen another car, bike or person, only bald eagles and deer. King was on the clock. The fishing guide for Boardwalk Lodge (800-764-3918; [Read More]

Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge – Steelheading in Comfort

By Shel Benjamin Ambivalent would be the best way to describe my relationship with steelhead fishing. I love catching these strong acrobatic fish, but I always wonder if the discomfort I have to put up with is worth standing in frigid water and making a thousand casts. So when the WFF offered a steelhead trip to Alaska and after talking to the lodge owner who assured me that it was not like that at this destination, I thought I'd give it a try. Steelhead fishing has always conjured up images [Read More]