Lower Kenai river silver salmon fishing

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Lower Kenai river silver salmon fishing has it’s rewards. The tides are not bringing a ton of fish in right now but we are putting a few in the boat. I look for fishing to improve any day for the second run of cohoe!  I enjoy fishing the lower Kenai river for silver salmon and this is where you will …

Kenai river silver salmon fishing

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Kenai river silver salmon fishing this morning. I truly love all fishing in Alaska but silver salmon have to be among the top of the list for many reasons.  They are a very aggressive fish under most circumstances and do put on a show once they are hooked.  I prefer to cast flies for them but many other techniques work …

Kenai river fly fishing

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It was a beautiful fall day to be on the Kenai River fly fishing.  The morning started off below freezing then Quickly warmed up to almost 60 degrees. There was not to much wind and almost not a cloud in the sky. The rainbow trout fishing was good but the dolly Varden seemed to be on the bit the most …

KingFisher Restaurant

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After a good day of fishing the upper Kenai river fishing for rainbow trout and dolly Varden we decided to have dinner at the kingfisher restaurant.  The KingFisher restaurant is located just above the waters edge on Kenai lake, excellent food and one of the best views of any restaurant I’ve been to.  Plus I really enjoy the IPA that …

dolly Varden fishing on the Kenai river

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    Dolly varden fishing on the kenai river can be excellent.  Along with the rainbow trout fishing you will find that these hard fighting fish can really be a good variety to your day. The guys taking time for family photos on the Kenai river and soaking in the experience. The high bank I am on is a great …

Kenai river rainbow trout fishing

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              A few eagles feeding along the Kenai river, we also saw a brown bear fishing along the river as well. I was able to maneuver the boat close enough for my guest to get some great photos. Wildlife along the Kenai river is abundant and you never know what you might see on …

Alaska fishing and hunting

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Alaska fishing and hunting on the Kasilof river!  Yesterday morning my friend Brian Richards of wilderness way in Soldotna Alaska and i set out on a day trip that would end up for us to tell our kids about one day. We put my private boat in the river with 5 rods one shotgun and a good dog for an …

Wilderness Way

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Wilderness Way has a new look to the store front Wilderness way is located in Soldotna Alaska in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula. If you are on the Kenai peninsula and are looking for a great shop to find all your fly fishing and clothing needs wilderness way will take care of you.  Along with fly tying supplies and …

Willow creek chum salmon

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This large Willow creek chum salmon was caught on a fly off  parks highway last week. Chum salmon are a hard fighting salmon, They are very aggressive and will fight to the end.  Thrashing gear and running you up and down the river hoping not to get spooled.  As you can see this fish put up such a fight that …

Kenai river rainbow trout

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Kenai river rainbow trout fishing continues to be off the hook.  I am noticing the change from the kenai river rainbow trout following the king salmon spawn to following the pink salmon spawn now.  Our technique will not change but our fishing locations are switched up a bit when this happens.  Keeping in tune with what is going on with …