FLY FISHING FOR KING SALMON

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Fly fishing for king salmon on the Kenai Peninsula! How about a few busted knuckles? I narrowly escaped with mine intact yesterday while . We were fishing about 100 yards from the saltwater and when I hooked him, he decided he didn’t like the fresh water anymore. I have to say that I have never had any fish, run that …

Silver Salmon Fly Fishing

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When I think of Salmon on the fly rod I think Silver Salmon fly fishing.  The fishing typically gets good by mid to late July on some of our fly out fishing and mid Aug. to the end of Oct. on the Kenai peninsula and the kenai river.  In the right conditions silver salmon will take the fly very aggressively. …

Homer King Salmon Derby

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Due to bad weather the winter Homer king salmon derby was delayed until this past sunday.  There were 792 fishermen in the derby and 92 fish caught.  The odds don’t sound very good but there were 20 more fish caught this year than last year.  Boats are lined up along the bluff trolling for the Homer king salmon derby winning …

Shenandoah smallmouth bass fishing

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Shenandoah smallmouth bass fishing can be very good in the spring.  The days are getting longer and it seems that you can get a lot more done.  Two  weeks ago I visited my home town of Strasburg, VA for my grandparents 65th wedding anniversary!  It was a very nice but a short visit.  I did get a chance to fish …

Kenai River Rainbow Trout Fishing

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Kenai river rainbow trout fishing on the Upper river today.  This young man caught one of the largest upper kenai river rainbow trout that I have landed on my boat. Kids should have all the luck! Landing Big upper kenai river rainbow trout on light tackle or fly is a real treat. The current is swift and there are many …

COLD WEATHER FISHING

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Cold weather fishing on the kenai river! Need a fishing fix? The Kenai River has good wintertime Dolly Varden fishing ,rainbow trout and is low enough to easily wade fish, unless your rod ends up like this one. I am afraid it’s there until Spring Break-Up??? When the temperatures dip and the snow falls we tend to slow down a …