John Beath has been an outdoor writer for 25 years and past president of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. For six years he managed Rivers Inlet Resort in British Columbia and caught the I.G.F.A. six pound line class world record Chinook Salmon, a whopping 51.25 pound fish shown on the left.
Since catching his first salmon at tender age of eight, he has caught 14 king salmon over 50 pounds and two over 60 pounds.
In addition to writing about salmon fishing, making videos on his http://www.YouTube.com/jbeath Channel, he also gives seminars at sportsman shows and fishing clubs. Listen for his fishing reports Sunday mornings on KIRO’s “On The Water” boating show.
He and his wife also own SquidPro Tackle, based in Sequim Washington. SquidPro Tackle offers the Squid line of lures that John designed, tested and regularly fishes with. Check www.halibut.net for his line of fishing tackle.
Whaler’s Cove Lodge is located in Angoon Alaska, in the fish-rich waters of S.E. Alaska. Additionally, he is one of the boat captains on the popular show, “Alaska’s Fishing Paradise” on the Sportsman Channel