©Ken Marsh

Coaxing Alaska silver salmon to strike dry flies is sport of the highest order.

A cyclist pauses along the trail at Southcentral Alaska’s Lower Russian Lake.

For an angler, though, nothing defines Alaska more distinctly than grayling. ©Ken Marsh

Moose are common in Southcentral Alaska and can be seen year round from the mountains backing Anchorage to the city’s greenbelts, parks and neighborhoods. ©Ken Marsh

Ken Marsh

Anchorage-based writer specializing in Alaska’s awesome outdoors.

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