I was suddenly reminded that 20 years had passed since I held the Dream Job. It was the best job any fisherman could ever have hoped for, and the job that ruined me for every form of employment I've had since.
Coho salmon fishing on the Kenai River is slow going, but steadily improving. Water levels are below average for this time of year and that can have a signifcant effect salmon typically known for its wreckless pursuit of bait.
They're active, acrobatic, prone to chasing bait and, unfortunately susceptible to the hot climate. Silver salmon fishing, normally picking up this time of year, has been slow to spike on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers.
In a perfect world, we’d be eating a sandwich made from the last of last year’s salmon while catching our first salmon of this year. In reality, we sometimes catch more salmon than we can eat. When this happens, the fish end up in the...
Author's note: The following is an open letter to the Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish. - LP Thank you for this opportunity to comment on the draft of your 2015 - 2020 Division of Sport Fish Strategic Plan.
Few things are as rewarding for a beginning fly fisherman than a forgiving fish that will bite at just about anything. For those willing to make the trek, grayling in the clear, cold lakes of the Kenai Mountains fit the bill nicely.