KENAI RIVER FLY FISHING

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Every spring while I’m out KENAI RIVER FLY FISHING I look for Terns gathering on the river.  Finding terns hoovering over the river more than likely means Parr Salmon have made the transformation to smolt and are heading out to sea. In the spring Parr salmon undergo a chemical change that lets them adapt from freshwater to the saltwater where …

ALASKA MOUSE PATTERNS

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Alaska mouse patterns can be fished in place through out the summer. Rainbow  Trout on mouse patterns?  This is awesome!  Trout need as many calories as they can consume in the short summers of Alaska.  I’ve seen 10 inch fish take a size 4 mouse pattern, ferociously.  Try dead drifting, swinging, slow or fast strips and you will be sure …

KENAI RIVER DRY FLY FISHING

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THERE CAN BE SOME VERY GOOD KENAI RIVER DRY FLY FISHING.  June is a great month to be in the middle of some great caddis hatches in Alaska.  Smaller rivers and lakes on the Kenai peninsula have been the most productive when I am look for Rainbow trout on dry flies.  Also look at the side channels of the Kenai …

FLY TYING KENAI RIVER

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  FLY TYING KENAI RIVER PATTERNS: This is just one of the patterns I keep in my box for fishing the kenai river.  Often times I will switch my fly every few minutes until I find something that the fish are really keying in on!  This particular pattern has landed many fish for me on the kenai river and many …

TYING FLIES FOR ALASKA

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Tying flies for Alaska fishing trips: Tying articulated patterns is time consuming but well worth it when you see the action these flies will give you in the water. Before you connect the back hook to the front hook try adding a couple of beads on to the line. We chose a 4 mil. glass bead for this pattern. This …

MARABOU FLIES FOR SILVER SALMON

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Tying marabou flies for silver salmon, Spinning marabou can be very productive and fast way to tie flies for Salmon, Rainbow trout, steel head and many other species that take leeches and bait fish.  Tying them yourself allows you to get the specific colors that you want and experiment with other color schemes. Start with the hook size of choice …