Posts Tagged ‘chum salmon’

The Kings of Swing

The Kings of Swing

The last time I fished Alaska’s Kanektok River, boot-foot neoprenes were all the rageĀ and most anglers were chasing king salmon with one-handed rods. That was 1993; which seems like eons ago. On my low-hanging flight from Bethel to Quinhagak, last week, it was comforting to re-visit a barren piece of tundra that hasn’t been overwhelmed […]

A Place That Wasn’t Hot

A Place That Wasn't Hot

I can’t remember a time when I was more excited to leave my ‘hood. After 47 days over 100, this summer, I looked out the window on July 29 and thumbed my nose at pan-fried Austin as my flight headed north toward cooler climes. Turns out, however, that my destination was having a few weather […]