The Pebble Mine Project Rears Its Ugly Head Once Again


The proposed site for Pebble Mine is a near the headwaters of important salmon habitat.
All photos by Pat Clayton

A full decade ago, when I was the editor of American Angler, I wrote the article below. (I’ve edited out a few dated references.) At the time, the fight to defeat the Pebble Mine project was just . . .

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Four Trophy Fishing Experiences in the Last Frontier


The 30-inch mark is an Alaskan distinction between really big rainbows and HUGE rainbows.
Photo courtesy Crystal Creek Lodge

Alaska is blessed with an incredible wealth of sport-fishing opportunities—from easy-to-reach streams that flow alongside highways or right through town, to remote waters accessible . . .

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Photos of the Day: Big Grayling in the Alaskan Bush

Written by: Duane Reading


These gorgeous Alaskan natives rose readily to a well-presented Griffith’s Gnat.
Photos courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing

Anthony and his son, Daniel, enjoyed a remarkable day in Alaska catching grayling on Griffith’s Gnats. After landing on Kijik Lake, in Lake Clark National Park and preserve, the group . . .

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Bristol Bay Fly Fishing & Guide Academy: Commencement


Congratulations to the 2016 Graduating Class of the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing & Guide Academy
Photo by BBFFGA

Is there anything quite as inspiring as the pride and enthusiasm of a group of fresh-faced young men and women celebrating a landmark achievement? Instead of sporting cap and gown, however, this bunch is looking pretty great in waders and ball caps!

Meet the 2016 graduating class of the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy! Located in Bristol Bay, AK, the Academy merges salmon and river education with recreation and conservation principles to educate, engage and inspire Bristol Bay young adults to become local leaders…

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