By Ken Marsh
Ken Marsh will take you on a flyfishing experience as purely a local who has lived and flyfished his whole existence in Alaska can. You won’t discover a catered, comfortable flyfishing camp with protecting, expert courses in those tales. as a substitute, you’ll sign up for Ken and his occasionally loopy, constantly fascinating neighbors as they flyfish via the seasons within the genuine Alaska. via all of it, they’re on a seek for solitude, for the untrammeled, and for a spot the place angler and fish can meet in a single second that can’t be taken again or forgotten. It’s a similar seek all flyfishers are on, however the scale is, just like the kingdom itself, a lot grander than lots of the reduce Forty-eight.
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Extra info for Breakfast at Trout's Place: The Seasons of an Alaskan Flyfisher
A mile upriver, the Naknek slips out from under the ice of Naknek Lake, Alaska's fourth largest with 242 square miles of surface area. I once spent a summer on the lake, working at a lodge where Page 17 the Brooks River feeds in. Days off were few, but when I could, I would wrangle a skiff and outboard and buzz over to the Bay of Islands thirty-some miles east of where I stand today. Mostly I would troll plugsbig silver monstersand catch lakers, arctic char, northern pike, and trout. Caught many fish better than ten pounds, puttering around in the skiff on summer evenings among islands that glowed in the tangerine fire of a low-slung sun.
You couldn't tell the truckers from the off-duty cops, or the flyfishers from the bait casters, but I would have been surprised if representatives of each weren't present. They shot the breeze over ham and eggs, muttering from behind newspapers and steaming cups of coffee, with thundering laughter occasionally breaking the room's moderate drone. Two waitresses bobbed between the tables and the order window, smiling pleasantly. Some of the guys called them by name. I left my hat on (a pressed-wool Cabela's cap, slightly deformed from summer sprinkles and well-smoked by wilderness campfires) in order to blend in, as Sonnie and I found a table.
I fish because something inside says I have to, it is a basic instinct, an impulse as natural and true as the rising sun. I am drawn as a hunter by the stalk, the study, the questions, the possibility of success. The reward occurs when all of these merge into one electric instant and the rod comes alive and the line screams off my reel as a desperate creature struggles insanely against me. (A confession: late at night, when I'm on my back and my body's stopped twitching, I dream of these moments.