The Runs: Chinook runs are strongest from May through July, and some chinook are caught in August and September. Coho begin arriving in June. The largest fish and the largest runs are in August and September. Halibut, lingcod and rockfish are abundant every month. In recent years, the lingcod season has been closed in June and July. The Weather: Summers are mild, with temperatures running between 50 and 65 degrees. Expect a mixture of sun and occasional rain. The weather is variable, and any month can produce a string of sunny days, so make sure you bring layers of clothing to dress up or down depending on the current weather conditions.What to Bring: Rain gear, hip boots (if you wish to stream fish), a medium-weight jacket, a warm sweater, slippers for lounging around the lodge, a camera with lots of film, any fly-fishing gear you need, sunscreen and binoculars.Fifty pounds of luggage per person is the maximum the floatplanes will allow without incurring additional charges. You should plan on packing your gear in duffel bags for easy storage and handling.What's Included: Lodging, meals, wine and beer, all tackle and bait, rain gear, fish cleaning, vacuum packing and boxing for shipment, local bear-watching trips.What's Not Included: Floatplane fare to and from Elfin Cove (approximately $300), fishing license, hard liquor, gratuities, fly-fishing gear.Getting There: The only major airline servicing Juneau, Alaska, is Alaska Airlines, with connections made through Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport. Tanaku staff will arrange your floatplane reservation for the trip from Juneau to the lodge. Tanaku trips start first thing on Saturday. Guests should plan on spending Friday evening in either Seattle or Juneau.Who to Contact: Call Tanaku Lodge at (800) 482-6258 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit their website www.tanaku.com.