Dolly Varden

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Dolly varden guide trips on the Kenai river are available throughout the guide season on the Kenai peninsula and Alaska.  Some of the longer hikes into the Kenai River can produce the best fish.  Also I find that the more effort it takes me to get to the river the less competition I find for my favorite fishing spots.  This …

RAINBOW TROUT FISHING THE KENAI RIVER

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Rainbow trout fishing the Kenai river is always something I look forward too, even on day 100 I still find the motivation to get gear together and make my way to the river.  It is always helpful to see the river when the water is very low.  At Cooper Landing the Flow was around 600 CFS and below Skilak lake …

KENAI RIVER FLY FISHING

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        Headed to the Kenai river fly fishing for a few days this weekend.  The Kenai River rainbow trout have been feeding on flesh, egg, and leech patterns.  Hopefully the temps will allow us to get some full days of fishing in.  Though it is not going to be as warm as it has been all week …

KENAI RIVER TROUT FISHING

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Kenai river trout fishing in the winter can be good one day and just OK the next.  Inconsistent temperatures has a lot to do with this.  The peak season of kenai river trout fishing is June, August, September and October. The first weekend of Dec. was beautiful on the Kenai river.  We didn’t catch a ton of rainbow trout but …

WINTER FISHING ON THE KENAI RIVER

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Winter fishing on the kenai river is much more work than fishing in the summer time, we have way more winter than summer so we have to improvise. The gage in Cooper Landing at the headwaters of Kenai River is reading about 355 cubic feet per second.  We should start to see a drastic change in stream flow with melt …

JIMS LANDING UPPER KENAI RIVER

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Here is a couple of photos from Jims Landing upper Kenai river. With the open water you could find a rainbow trout or two, That is if you can keep the ice off your guides long enough for more than one drift. For info on the 2009 fishing season check out www.driftingonthefly.com Tight lines, Scott

BINGS BOAT LANDING

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  Here are a couple of photos from Bings boat landing this winter. The boat launches along the kenai river don’t get used much during the cold Alaska winters. There will be no rainbow trout fishing on the Kenai River going on here for a couple of months but we are excited to talk about the upcoming fishing season. Give …

ICE FISHING SKILAK LAKE

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We are headed out ice fishing Skilak lake today and Here are a couple of pictures just to the left of the boat launch at Skilak.  We launch our boats many days throughout the season here.  For those who have been here in the summer you may not recognize Skilak lake in the winter.  Now it provides access for ice …

WINTER KENAI RIVER FISHING

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Winter Kenai river fishing on the right days can be a lot of fun and very productive.  The days are getting longer and there are a few bears starting to poke their heads out on the Kenai peninsula. This is an exciting time of year for me but winter just keeps hanging around.  In Anchorage we were blessed with another …