Alaska Fly Fishing and Alaska Fly Fishing Lodge

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Fly Fishing Alaska Rainbow Trout: 2012 Kenai River

Alaska Drift Away Fishing uses comfortable 20 foot drift or power boats to access the best salmon and rainbow trout fishing on the Kenai & Kasilof rivers. We use only top quality fishing rods, reels and tackle including homemade fishing flies to suit rainbow trout and salmon. Our guides will look after everything and you will get to enjoy the splendour of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula and experience some of the best guided fishing and fly fishing Alaska's Kenai Peninsula has to offer.

Remote Alaska Fly Fishing Lodge on the Hoodoo River When you think of fly fishing in Alaska, images of primal beauty take shape in your imagination punctuated by hard fighting fish too numerous to count. In those images is a sense of something pristine and untouched, where isolation and solitude allow for focus and a clearing of the mind.

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Wilderness Fly Fishing Alaska; Arctic Grayling

I have been a dedicated fisherman for 51 years, 40 of those years have been with the exclusive use of fly rods and traditional flies for many species. Since relocating to Alaska I have spent 11 seasons learning the ways of these rivers and the various species of fish that inhabit them. Now I am ready to share my Alaskan fly fishing knowledge with others. If you want to fly fish Alaska, you might as well go with another fly fisherman as your guide. Life here can be challenging, the rivers are wild; winters are long and harsh but only by living this life, do I feel that I can be a useful guide to others. I begin scouting for fish every spring when the ice clears from our rivers and stay on the pulse of the fishing until winter comes again. By doing this I am aware of what species will be available where, and when, as the seasons rapidly change.

The Copper River has some of the best dry fly fishing in Alaska in June and July. It is lower 48 style trout fishing for Alaska sized trout.