Tag: alaska fly fishing

Alaska Mouse Fishing At Talaheim Lodge

As an Alaska fly-fishing guide and avid angler, one of the more profound fly-fishing thrills is hooking giant trout on a mouse. In the lower 48, this rare opportunity is confined to the shroud of darkness. In my native Northern California waters, I enjoyed the occasional experience stripping mice across pools, or along riverbanks with […]

Fishing Alaska Grayling; The Forgotten Species

When it comes to anglers fishing in Alaska, arctic grayling are often ignored.  Once prevalent in Michigan and Montana, now are only surviving in Montana in the lower 48.   Arctic grayling thrive in clean cold waters throughout the northern regions of Canada and Alaska and in parts of Asia.  From my personal experience, the further […]

The Making of an Alaskan Fishing Guide

I built, own, and have managed our family run Alaskan fishing lodge for the past 43 years.  In the beginning guides had to be alive, possibly run a river boat, have most of their teeth, and tell the difference between a trout and a salmon. As Talaheim Lodge moved forward there came a time we […]