A pattering pictorial through coastal Belize Photographs by Jim Klug Location: Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico Weather: Tropical (very hot and humid). Rainy season: May to November; dry season: February to May. History: After the downfall of Mayan cities that ruled the area until the end of the first millennium, [...]

Alaska roundup

Photographs by Jim Klug Bay:Dillingham areaDillingham is situated in Nushagak Bay where the Nushagak River mouths to the Bering Sea.  Once known as the Pacific salmon capital of the world, Dillingham still offers large salmon runs and is a prime fishing destination, especially for king salmon.Naknek and Kvichak RiversMany a fishing trip in Alaskan waters [...]

Kulik Rainbows

Photographs by Jim KlugKulik RiverThe Kulik River drains the Kulik Lake and spills into the Nonvianuk Lake in the Katmai region of Alaska. A popular rainbow trout destination, the Kulik offers trout in abundance and up to 25 inches long. Fishing takes place on foot in the shallow, gin clear waters that stretch approximately one [...]

Copper salmon run

Photos by Jim Klug Copper River Basin As with most remote fishing destinations in Alaska, the upper reaches of the Copper River is reached by float-equipped aircraft during the peak season. Several lakes in the area are stocked with a variety of freshwater fish, including coho salmon and Arctic char. Three species of anadromous North [...]

Yukon Pike

Photos by Jim Klug Contributor profile The name Jim Klug spells “fly fishing” and not only in the States, but on a global scale.  Jim, accompanied by his golden retriever, guided clients on Montana’s network of trout rivers as a youngster and eventually started his own fly fishing guiding company called Yellow Dog Outfitters (named after [...]


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