The first episode of April Vokey’s “Shorelines” can now be viewed freely online via The World Fishing Network. The series chronicles Vokey’s journey as she researches the evolution of steelhead and salmon fishing, “the people, the places, the stories,” in … more ?
April Vokey kicks off her lifelong dream of authoring a book on the history of steelheading and Atlantic salmon fishing in North America with a trip to the Great Lakes. LINK
In a boon to commercial fishermen, conservationists and Alaska Natives, President Obama on Tuesday withdrew the waters off Alaska’s Bristol Bay from oil and gas development, vowing to protect the world’s biggest sockeye salmon fishe...
A U.S. senator from Alaska concerned about salmon fishing and tourism urged the State Department in a letter released on Monday to help ensure that Canadian metal mines are safe after a major spill of waste into waterways near the Alaska border. Show More Summary
Celebrated director Lasse Hallström (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Chocolat, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen) returns with the tense and brutal crime thriller The Hypnotist, out on DVD September 15, 2014 in the UK through Studiocanal. Said to be a must-see for fans of “The Killing” and Scandinavian book-to-film adaptations by authors such as Jo Nesbø […]
If you’re looking for very fast-paced Alaska salmon fly fishing action, you can’t beat our August silver fishery at Alaska West – it’s the best silver salmon fishing in the world. The numbers are big. The fish are fresh. The topwater action is laugh-inducing, and it’s super fun for anglers for all ability levels. It […]
Whether you're going salmon fishing in Alaska or trekking through the Rockies this spring, if you're in bear country, it's best to be well prepared for the worst scenario. With imposing size, elusiveness, ferocity, sharp senses and even sharper claws,...
August: Osage County (2013) Cast includes: Meryl Streep (The Devil Wears Prada), Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), Chris Cooper (American Beauty), Ewan McGregor (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen), Margo Martindale (Million Dollar Baby), Sam Shepard...Show More Summary
Paul Torday was 67. Also: J.K. Rowling will collaborate on a Harry Potter play; Dave Eggers opines on privacy rights; and The New Yorker launches a poetry podcast.
British novelist Paul Torday, who had a surprise best-seller with his debut novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, has died
Guh, I hate windows. Don’t you wish all of the windows in your house could be TV screens? That way instead of having to look outside, you could look at whatever you wanted! A candle melting, people knitting, salmon fishing, better trees than the ones outside, dirt blowing, etc. And don’t you wish, instead of [...]
Hey, will you look at that! A silver salmon went airborne! More on Silver Salmon The Best Silver Salmon Fishing in the World Four Caught at Once Silver Salmon Lifecycles
Sleepy Hollow, is the new Fox series which premieres on Monday and brings back Ichabod Crane, this time played by British actor Tom Mison (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, Lost In Austen) into modern times. The mystery drama comes by way of co-creators and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (Star Trek, Transformers, Fringe).... Show More Summary
The silver salmon fishing is hot up at Alaska West this time of the year, and these fish are really aggressive towards the fly. Stripping a fly below the surface creates a jigging action that is hard for a Silver to resist, but one method that is often over looked is targeting them on the […]
The scientific study published in Agricultural Sciences by a scientist of Ireland's Marine Institute, which, it has been claimed, justified the salmon fishing industry's stance that a mere 1%-2% of wild salmon deaths are due to sea lice,...Show More Summary
Fred Telleen has been guiding on the Kenai River since 1989. He also hosts groups at Alaska West during our king salmon fishing season. Fred put together some thoughts on gear and swing techniques after his trip this year – experienced anglers in particular are going to like today’s post. Make sure you check out […]
Chris Santella's story in today's NY Times on salmon fishing in northern Russia begins "My fly skittered across the current in front of our jet boat on the Lower Tomba beat of Russia?s Ponoi River, darting erratically as the tensionShow More Summary
We love fishing mainly because it allows us to have great experiences with wonderful people in beautiful places. But – catching a whole lot of fish is really, really fun. More on Catching Lots of Fish Best Silver Salmon Fishing in the World 3 Ways to Catch More Bonefish Alaskan Trout – 5 Ways to [...]
With our summer seasons at Alaska West and BC West right around the corner, we thought we’d hit you with some articles loaded with salmon fishing tips. We cover kings (chinooks), silvers (cohos) and chums (dogs) – the titles are all pretty self-explanatory. Have fun out there! Salmon Fly Fishing Tips Swinging Flies for Kings [...]
We recently got to check out a new jacket from Simms called the Slick Jacket. It’s designed for steelhead and salmon fishing, and we think it’s a game changer. Introduction Let’s start with how fishing for steelhead and salmon is different from fishing for trout – which is, by far, the market for which most [...]