Angler Profile: Spencer Cook


This week we profile Valley angler Spencer Cook. Spencer moved to Alaska from Utah in 2013, where he taught beginning fly fishing classes and guided on the Provo River. His blog, Spencer Cook Fly Fishing, focuses on introducing new comers to the world of fly fishing and giving them the know-how to get started the right way.

First fly rod I ever owned … It was a noodle that came out of my wife’s grandfather’s garage! I don’t even recall the brand, it caught me some fish though.

My favorite thing about fishing in the Valley is … Fishing in the Valley is typically a solitary adventure (Bears and Moose excluded). I can usually get away from people by hiking a little farther than others are willing to go.

My fly fishing mentor is … Mike Navidomskis was my go-to source for fishing knowledge back home in Utah. The guy can catch fish everywhere. He helped to build my foundation of knowledge from the river bottom up!  Continue reading “Angler Profile: Spencer Cook”


Best of Instagram: #Susitna

Enjoy some of our favorite Instagrams from #Susitna and don’t forget to follow us @Highway3Angler.

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Mat Valley Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, February 15th


The Mat Valley Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, February 15th at 7 pm at the MTA Building located at 480 Commercial Dr in Palmer.

Agenda will include discussion of the proposals for the Special Copper Basin Area Board of Game meeting, and any other business that may come before the committee.