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Alaska Drift Away Fishing

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Story & Photos by Jeremy Anderson The sun is about to come up and we just stopped at Cook’s Corner gas station in Sterling, Alaska, for one of their famous breakfast sandwiches. We can’t quite tell how the weather is going to shape out. The weather man said, “Partly just about everything,” which is common […]

Story and Photos by Nick Ohlrich From the opener on June 11 through late fall, the Kenai River offers trout enthusiasts the opportunity to try a myriad of patterns, presentations and locations to targ

Story & Photos By Nick Ohlrich Ivan Pavlov was a psychologist in the late 1800s and was the guy that would ring a bell just before he fed his dogs. When the dogs saw the food, they would begin to

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Story & Photos by Jeremy Anderson In my earliest memories of fishing, I recall rolling a plastic bead in my hands. I grew up fishing for walleye, bass and pike in central Wisconsin with my dad, and we used beads as attractors and as part of the tackle setup. In 2001, my first summer in […]

Story by Nick Ohlrich Photos by Alaska Drift Away Fishing This is going to be a big year. Sure, there is a presidential election in 2016, but more importantly, it’s a pink year on the Kenai.  The r

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Story & Photos by Jeremy Anderson Midsummer rainbow trout fishing offers more options than any other time of year, providing variety in your fishing as well as the kind of angling challenges that can suck you right in. On a day off I can look at all the factors for the day and make a spontaneous […]

Early-season Rainbows on the Middle Kenai By Nick Ohlrich For trout enthusiasts in Alaska, June 11 is a very important date. For some of us, it may even rival December 25. June 11 is the date the Ken

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River Tactics for Coho Salmon Story by Jeremy Anderson Photos by Alaska Drift Away Fishing Silver salmon fishing is probably the most relaxing salmon fishing that Alaska offers. You don’t have the anxiety of waiting all day long for one chance at a king salmon and you can stay away from the hustle and bustle […]

BLOGS

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by Nigel Fox This summer marks another pink year on the Kenai River, which means a couple million pink salmon will return to spawn from August through September. If you are primarily a trout fisherman you are probably doing back flips right now. Coho fishermen, on the other hand, have another view of pinks. They […]

Story & Photos by Nicholas Ohlrich Besides watching a bow come up and slurp down a perfectly presented dry fly, feeling the explosion of a pink-sided chrome freight train destroying a streamer on

by Nigel Fox There is nothing more frustrating than a blown-out river when you are in the peak of the fishing season. You will go weeks with optimal water conditions and then bam, the river rises or l

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Story & Photos by Nick Ohlrich There are many factors that contribute to a strong formula for consistently catching your desired species. The ability to run a drag free drift while targeting Kenai rainbow trout is essential for productivity. As a guide I have often seen anglers in my boat using the same gear, but […]