Fishing Articles

Check here for informative fishing articles by Alaska salmon fishing guide Andy Couch:

  • KR Concept Spinning Rods (3/25/2016) - Imagine a lighter, faster, stronger, and more sensitive spinning rod that casts so smoothly it achieves casting distance with less effort, while also reducing line tangles. Who would not want one of those, right?
  • Scent Saturated Super Roe (3/25/2016) - Searching for water deep enough to hold a large king salmon, I walked about a half mile along the slow, shallow, glacial gray river making an occasional cast and drifting a gob of salmon roe under a #5 ESB Bobber.
  • Drop Back Fishing With Bobbers and Bait (1/13/2013) - We arrived at the boat launch late in the morning, and by the time we motored out along the river, the couple holes we were planning to fish were already occupied with earlier morning crews anchored in the holes and still fishing on the bottom. I’d done extremely well in those two particular spots in ... Read more
  • Bobbering Deshka River King Salmon (1/13/2013) - Originally published in Fish Alaska Magazine May 2009 issue. Updated Summer 2010. Frede Stier’s bobber and bait landed softly in the glassy pool, where the bright pink float stood out in the early morning sunshine. The bobber and bait drifted leisurely in the slow current, then picked up speed approaching the shallower and swifter tailout water. ... Read more