Rainbow Trout Season

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Today is the Rainbow Trout season opener on the Kenai River, June 11th. Get out your smolt and flesh fly patterns and enjoy some potentially great rainbow trout fishing. This is a great time of year to pursue trout, they are hungry and willing to take traditional flies, which is always a lot of fun. The mouth of the Kenai …

Officially Spring on the Kenai Peninsula

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It has been a long winter here in Alaska with close to record breaking snows in South Central and the kenai peninsula, hopefully that is behind us for a few months now. Longer days and nicer weather seem to be upon us! The Kenai River Fishing season will be upon us before we know it here in Alaska, though we …

BINGS STATE PARK AND BOAT LAUNCH

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM SOLDOTNA ALASKA TO BINGS STATE PARK AND BOAT LAUNCH IN STERLING. Most Drifting on the Fly’s Rainbow trout and Silver salmon trip will meet here in the mornings. View DIRECTIONS TO BING’S LANDING in a larger map Bings boat Landing is located on Bings road in Sterling Alaska.  Bing’s landing and state park a lot to offer …

KENAI RIVER KING SALMON FISHING

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First run of Kenai River King Salmon Opportunities at for kenai river king salmon fishing starts in early to the middle of May.  Our drift boat makes is possible to navigate through the shallow Kenai River and get to concentrated first runs of king salmon.  By the first of June the Kenai river is usually high enough that we will …

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 …

WILLIE PREDATOR POWER BOAT

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Drifting on the Fly, LLC proudly added a Willie Predator power boat to the business. The boat is 20 feet long and is 72 inches wide and is powered by a 50 horse power Mercury motor and has a 9.9  horse power Mercury motor for secondary power. Though running a drift boat on the Kenai River for salmon, Dolly Varden …

Alaska fly out fishing trips

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Alaska fly out fishing trips are a great way to experience the state and make for a hardcore fishing adventure that you will never forget. Since 2003 we have been working hard at exploring remote rivers in Alaska so that we can offer back country trips as a part of our operation.  I have fished many rivers only accessed by …

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 …

GUIDED STEELHEAD FISHING ON THE KENAI PENINSULA

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GUIDED STEELHEAD FISHING ON THE KENAI PENINSULA Join Drifting on the Fly for some great steelhead fishing in Alaska on the Anchor river the first weekend in Oct.  We have a great camp set up that has enough room for many tents in the same area.  We are wanting to share camp with those that have fished with us, follow …

Rainbow trout fishing on the Kenai River

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Fall Rainbow trout fishing on the kenai river has been very good this fall.  Friends and clients  are all getting into big fish and lots of them.  Follow the sockeye salmon and you will be sure to find a concentration of quality rainbow trout.  Flesh flies are starting to really produce some good fish as well.  The fishing season is …