Video – Fishing with Tranquil

Six college friends went out with Howie from Tranquil Charters on June 30, then two of them and myself went out with Raf on July 2. Here’s how we fared…

Redeeming kings

The first time I fished with Rob Jackson was close to a decade ago. The outboard on his 25-foot Bayliner died on a windy day with intermittent rain. As waves funneled in between two small islands, the lifeless boat rolled on top of the ocean swell. A local charter fisherman backed up his boat and…

Alaska King Salmon report – cautious optimism

Experts say that it should be a great year in Southeast Alaska for King Salmon. The optimist views it as a chance for personal records, full freezers and sprained smiles. The pessimist sees it as a chance to miss more fish. I’m in the middle. Excited at the prospects, but not counting my fish until…