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Landing a Kenai king

...landed at 7-years-old. "You were lucky buddy," Scott said. Do you have a tale of one that got away? Landing the big one? A recipe you'd like to share? Send them to

...rain gear, your lunch and drink. You will be out on the water in a well equipped fishing boat, hopefully catching the "big one." Going back when the boat gets to the beach, there is a tractor waiting to pull the boat up on the trailer so you...
When big fish happen to good people -- a rule?

What does it take to catch the big one? What must a fisherman possess to be lucky enough Seward I had so many people tell me they wanted "the big one." They needed to have a fish picture they could stick...
What others say: Test your readiness with shakeout drill

...17 a.m. today. It's a statewide earthquake drill designed to prepare Alaskans for, as a press release says, "the big one."If you're an adult who thinks things like fire drills and earthquake drills are only for school kids, you might...
Winter offers quiet, introspective fly fishing

...those brave enough to fish in the winter flock for the Kenai's stocked lakes to drill holes, sip booze and wait for the big one, year-round fishermen like Anderson know that spawning silver salmon means hungry rainbows, Dollies and steelhead...

...Grey and I would have a special treat and we would eat "pish." (Grey's words when he was small.) He now catches the "big one" and runs up the hill to the house, cleans it and I fry it up for him - the way my Mom did, rolled in corn meal...
Pioneer Potluck: About Alaska

...blooming, and, oh yes, the excitement of fishing for the big one! The visitors coming to fish for salmon and halibut...electric power. We still hunt for moose and fish for the big one. We can moose and fish in jars, but most have freezers...
Danny T. Vail

...experience. Danny developed a love of fishing and became captain of his beloved Tia Marie spending the summer months chasing the "Big One" from Homer to Prince William Sound and all waterways in between. Danny believed there was nothing he couldn't do...
Derbies add suspense to fishing experience

Simply hooking the big one brings a healthy rush of adrenaline. However, the excitement grows even greater with the chance that your lunker could net...
A father's advice: put down your rod, teach the love of fishing

...father pulling the line at the middle of the pole with his knotted commercial fisherman fingers as I struggled to reel in the big one. The fish was almost as big as me but not nearly as huge as the smile upon my face when I finally landed the thing...


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