Steelhead: Low and Clear on the Situk

Each steelhead is like a miracle, a gift out of time, a prehistoric primal beast. And each one we valued more than the last.

Steelhead: Low and Clear on the Situk2020-04-08T15:14:44-08:00

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge: A Multi-Species Adventure

Alaska's Bearclaw Lodge: A Multi-Species Adventure Article by Marcus Weiner Photos by Marcus Weiner & Melissa Norris Alaska's Bearclaw Lodge Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge sits on a private parcel of land on a peninsula Read More...

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge: A Multi-Species Adventure2020-01-29T14:55:40-09:00

Fall Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula

  © Nigel Fox / Alaska Drift Away Fishing Kenai Peninsula Fishing blog by Nigel Fox The turn of the leaves and the cooler temperatures that come at the end of Read More...

Fall Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula2019-08-15T14:17:39-08:00

The Little Big Things: Up Your Trout Game

This 35.5-inch rainbow trout was caught after spotting a new school of salmon on the fish finder. © Alaska Drift Away Fishing Story & Photos by Jeremy Anderson The sun is Read More...

The Little Big Things: Up Your Trout Game2018-04-11T10:41:56-08:00

Destination Talkeetna

by Troy Letherman Meaning “river of plenty” in the Dena’ina language, the area near the present site of Talkeetna offered an abundant harvest for the Athabasca Indians who originally inhabited the area, hunting Read More...

Destination Talkeetna2019-01-16T16:28:10-09:00

Kenai River Trout

Kenai River rainbows are renowned the world over, and for good reason, as these hefty trout suggest. Story and Photos by Nick Ohlrich From the opener on June 11 through late Read More...

Kenai River Trout2018-05-07T12:57:45-08:00

Flies & Techniques for Alaska’s Fall Trout

by Troy Letherman The hallmark of fishing for rainbow trout in the Last Frontier lies in the species’ highly migratory nature—and in their reliance on the life cycle of the Pacific salmon for food. However, Read More...

Flies & Techniques for Alaska’s Fall Trout2017-11-29T09:09:43-09:00

Photogenic Rainbow Trout

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 Read More...

Photogenic Rainbow Trout2018-04-19T12:20:33-08:00

Midsummer Rainbows

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 Read More...

Midsummer Rainbows2018-04-19T12:22:05-08:00

The Dead-Drift vs. the Swing for Fall Rainbows

Story & Photos by Jeremy Anderson Rainbow trout fishing in the fall is probably one of the most exhilarating fishing experiences that one can enjoy when wetting a line, especially on the Kenai River. One Read More...

The Dead-Drift vs. the Swing for Fall Rainbows2018-04-19T12:15:54-08:00

Chasing Chrome

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 Read More...

Chasing Chrome2018-04-19T12:31:57-08:00

Valhalla Lodge, I am Coming!

Now I’m sure of just two things. I’m on a boat bound for Valhalla Lodge, and there are no angelic ambitions—the trout grabbed the bead, the hook stuck. This is the reason I’m Read More...

Valhalla Lodge, I am Coming!2018-09-26T11:52:51-08:00
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