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 …

DRIFT BOAT AK

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Getting our drift boat to Ak!  Our 2008 Willie drift boat headed north!  Unfortunately not on the Alcan but now by barge.  When it arrives in Alaska there will be more pictures available on the blog. To inquire about how to get your trip booked for the 2008 Alaska fishing season contact me through my website at:  www.driftingonthefly.com Thanks and …

GETTING OUR CUSTOM WILLIE DRIFT BOAT TO ALASKA

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Getting our custom willie drift boat to Alaska this week.  I will be traveling to Seattle to pick up our new 2008, 20′, Willie drift boat this weekend.  We will then make the 2605 mile journey back to Anchorage through the next week.  It is a beautiful trip and to travel it in the winter again will be a real …

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 …

RAINBOW TROUT FISHING THE KENAI RIVER

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Rainbow trout fishing the kenai river is something to remember.  Fish like these are caught daily and are a good representation of what you can expect on a guide trip though larger fish are caught often.  The best times to join us on a guided trip is June 11th- June 25th and then again from August 10th-October 20th.  The Alaska …

HOSTED FISHING TRIPS

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Don’t let the cold keep you inside, hosted fishing trips are a great way to get a line wet in the winter.   I’ve fished with these guys for years and they are top notch.  Capt. Mitch fishes out of Key West and knows how to keep you in fishy water.  If this is something you might like to experience …

KENAI RIVER KING SALMON FISHING

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Kenai river king salmon fishing is  worth the wait! Kenai river King Salmon can be tough to catch and harder to land but with time put in and a little luck it can come together too.  This past year I had the opportunity to have my father in the boat in the first of June.  It is early season and …

FLY FISHING THE KENAI RIVER

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Fly fishing the kenai river is a great way to spend time on your vacation. I recently was asked the question ‘What rod would you recommend for Rainbow trout fishing on the Kenai River’?  I thought about it and my answer: there is a rod for every situation.  On the Upper kenai River I like to use a 9′ – …

TROUT BEADS FOR THE KENAI RIVER

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Rainbow trout beads for the kenai river come in a lot of different sizes and colors.  Give them a realistic look by painting them in the color of a real salmon egg.  There are so many different stages of color that a real salmon egg has so have a large selection of trout beads for the kenai river. A good …

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 …