Alaska Fishing report: July 9, 2017

Alaska Fishing report: July 9, 2017 It has been several weeks since our last fishing report and we are now entering what many would refer to as our peak season. Mid to late June had some very memorable moments as … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: June 15, 2017

Alaska Fishing Report: June 15, 2017 Fishing on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers is now into the second week of June. Both rivers are approaching their seasonal peaks for early run king salmon. On the Kasilof River, the kings continue … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: May 30, 2017

The 2017 Alaska Fishing season is officially in full swing here on the Kenai Peninsula. Although it has been a colder than normal spring for us here in south central Alaska, the fishing for king salmon has been heating up … Continue reading

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Not as many Pinks in 2016, but they were BIG!!!

Oddly enough, Pink salmon on the Kenai River return only on even years.  The smallest and most abundant of the Pacific Salmon, Pinks or Humpback Salmon have a strict two-year life cycle.  From the moment they emerge from the gravel … Continue reading

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A King for a Kiwi

Prior to this past season, it had been several summers since I guided for kings on the Kenai. With low returns and restrictions, we largely refocused our efforts on the more abundant and predictable sockeye salmon.  2016 seemed to be … Continue reading

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Early Run Kasilof King fishing on fire.

An increase in hatchery fish equals red hot king fishing! If you are a long time visitor or resident to the Kenai Peninsula you can remember the Kasilof River back in the 1990’s when it was teeming with kings throughout … Continue reading

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Social Media

Indeed, we are living in different times and social media is definitely becoming a huge player in how people communicate not only about life in general but also with hunting and fishing. Two social media platforms that lend themselves well … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: 2016: The Year In Review

With the 2016 season officially behind us, it’s time to take a look back on yet another epic summer of Alaska Fishing.   Without a doubt the most memorable aspect of this past season was the stronger king salmon returns.  After … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: Sept 22, 2016

With the fall leaves in full display, it is definitely September here on the Kenai River. The transition from August to September came very fast and we spent the majority of latter August fishing below Skilak Lake for both silvers … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: Aug 26, 2016

The end of August is now in sight and we are entering the final phase of our 2016 fishing season.  The early run of silver salmon on the Kenai has mirrored many of the August silver fisheries statewide with relatively … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: Aug 8, 2016

Low and behold, July came and went in rapid fashion and it was certainly unique and memorable in a number of ways.  Before we look forward to the fall and the final few chapters of our fishing season, lets recap … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: July 25, 2016

As always, July on the Kenai Peninsula has been very busy and filled with great memories and lots of fish.  With this being our busiest time, it is always a very tough stretch for us as lack of sleep and … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: July 10, 2016

A lot has happened in the two weeks since our last report in late June.  We turned the corner into July and a big slug of Kenai sockeye and king salmon we right there waiting for us!  The Kenai normally … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: June 27, 2016

June is quickly coming to a close and that means July is just around the corner.  Before we transition to this next phase of the season, let’s take a look back on the past couple of weeks and one of … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: June 12, 2016

One word can be used to best describe the early 2016 season we have experienced thus far: Normal!  After consecutive years of poor king salmon returns and accompanying restrictions, this year looks very positive.  We have seen exceptional numbers of … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: May 20, 2016

The 2016 fishing season here on the Kenai Peninsula is officially underway and we are off to an excellent start.  An early spring and warm temps have the rivers up and in great shape.  Fishing for kings on both the … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Report: May 7, 2016

Spring is definitely upon us here in Alaska.  Another mild winter and warmer than normal spring weather has things happening earlier than normal.  This includes everything from the steelhead on the Situk to green leaves on the trees here on … Continue reading

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