Fly Fishing

Hooked, Admired + Released

Steelhead caudal fin :: Flyfishers' Arte & Publishing

RETURNING TO A FAVOURED RUN on the Bulkley River, to fish with long-time friend and mentor ~ Denise Maxwell, owner and operator of Maxwell Steelhead Guides ~ had its just rewards… a beautiful wild steelhead was enticed to take a Black & Blue Megawatt, tied by none other than Bob Erickson of Alaska Signature Flies. … Read more

Drifting the Culvert

Black, blue and pink steelhead fly :: Flyfishers' Arte & Publishing

FIRST LIGHT HAD YET TO SHOW ITSELF when Kevin and I headed upstream from home waters in front of Maxwell Steelhead Guides. He put in the jet boat, both of us anticipating another good day on the Bulkley River, with visions of enticing a willing player to a well-presented fly. As we skimmed quickly through … Read more

Paradise Lost

Kevin with Paradise Lost steelhead :: Flyfishers' Arte & Publishing

EVER WONDER WHY STEELHEAD RUNS are given names? This beautiful Bulkley River steelhead should give you a clue as to ‘why’ for this particular run. It was early October in 2003 that I swung flies with my son Kevin through some of the most picturesque runs on the Bulkley River. My memory of this particular … Read more

WOW Factor!

Angler's Alibi fisher with an AWESOME coho :: Flyfishers' Arte & Publishing

FLY FISHING IN ALASKA IS SIMPLY WOW… awesome wild fish that readily take a well presented fly. This coho being a classic case of fish on and tight lines! This post is to say thanks to John Perry,¬†owner of Angler’s Alibi, for sharing this amazing photo. Fly fishing for wild Alaskan fish, be they salmon, … Read more