ANCHOR RIVER KING SALMON FISHING

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Anchor river king salmon fishing can be crowded so I prefer to fish in the middle of the night.  Most anglers are in camp or limited out for the days fishing and that’s when I head out onto the water.  Fishing on the Kenai peninsula often means that you will be near other anglers while you are on the stream. …

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 …

KENAI RIVER OVERNIGHT TRIP

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A Kenai river overnight trip can be a nice add on for your fishing vacation. Friends of Drifting on the fly sometimes get a chance to send photos of their trip with us.  When I am out on the river it is hard to take photos for myself  a lot of the time and we appreciate getting photos like these …

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 …

Happy New Year!

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We would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and a great 2009 kenai river fishing season.  I would like to thank everyone for your interest and support from this past season and we look forward to the 2009 season alaksa fishing season. Thanks again and we wish you the best for 2009. Scott Sager www.driftingonthefly.com

Fly Tying For Alaska

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Fly Tying for Alaska fishing trips can be a great way to keep your mind on the fun trip ahead.  Tying flies that will produce more Rainbow trout and salmon for your trip will save you money. The first entry will deal with putting together an articulated hook system.  Articulated flies work well imitating leaches, minnows, other fish.  I enjoy …

DOLLY VARDEN FISHING ON THE KENAI RIVER

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Dolly Varden fishing on the Kenai River is often off the hook in the spring until the middle of september.  This beautiful fish was caught in the fall right before the Dolly mVarden spawn.  Dolly Varden are in the char family and spawn in the fall. When you find spawning Sockeye Salmon you’ll be sure to find a Dolly Varden …