Through his years, Curt innovated and pioneered Fly Fishing techniques for the Kenai River and beyond. Join us and our Kenai River Fishing Guides for a memorable guided fishing trip on the Kenai River through the Chugach National Forest. When you need advise about what fishing tackle or gear you need for your next adventure, you will not find a more knowledgeable source than the pro staff at 3 Rivers Fly and Tackle Shop. I lost count on the numbers caught and released. Visit our fishing gear section for the information you need. The lodge is remote, the fish are abundant,and Kevin Mulligan the owner and guide has some great rates! Alaska trout fishing is known for its famous salmon egg drop and huge number days of world class rainbows, but swinging up a once in a life time rainbow is a second to none experience.
This is fly fishing in Cooper Landing Alaska at its best. Both of these strikingly beautiful opportunists are salmon-egg fanatics, sitting in the wings waiting to dart in ahead of larger rainbows to snatch eggs washed out of the redds. Our fishermen cabins sleep up to 4 comfortably with the convenience of surrounding amenities. I learned a lot and enjoyed every minuet. What started on the back of a t-shirt has morphed into a phrase we like to use all the time. Now add in the fact that these ŒBows commonly run over ten pounds, it is easy to understand why most guides and resident sport fisherman will prefer chasing Rainbows. Fishing with Tad is more than hunting the fish.
The fishing is really hard to believe. We actually use, field test, and in some cases even build the gear we sell. For me personally, it has increased my already huge passion for streamer fishing into a whole new world and perspective. We offer guided float fishing trips and we are permitted to guide through the exclusive and. Rig him up with a big, heavily-weighted, krystal bugger purple always works on 20-pound mono with a 4- or 5-foot sink-tip made from Cortland lead core line. Steelhead in May and Silvers in September. We ask that you handle all fish that you catch carefully.
The guides are absolutely the best! In general, if you are tying your own flies for your Alaska trip, be sure to invest in good strong hooks and quality materials for all fly patterns. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Some of the names we carry are as follows. Try topwater patterns for a real kick. This is my personal best rainbow. Chums are also aggressive—too much so at times. Overall, this was the most memorable highlight of our week in Sitka and I would definitely recommend Tad and Classic Casting Adventures to any friends that visited Sitka in the future.
Rainbows are more abundant than steelhead, prospering everywhere salmon are present. Join us and be a part of this great outdoor adventure. Be sure to check out our custom painted trout beads. Everyone who works in our shop are avid fishermen and outdoorsmen. Gear Experience may be the best teacher, but we humans generally learn best when the lesson is delivered by a 2×4 between the eyes.
At times I caught a fish on every cast for more than 10 casts in a row. He is very knowledgeable and patient especially with my son which caught more fish than all of us. We also offer a full selection of lures and other hardware for a great day of fishing on your favorite Kenai Peninsula Lake. Alaska Troutfitters strongly supports catch and release trout fishing. Three of us fished with lures while my dad fly fished.
Wilderness Place Lodge offers custom fly fishing vacations and lodge packages. We are always on the lookout for excellent fly fishing in Alaska. This is my 4th year and 7th trip with Tad. Popular fly fishing techniques include stripping streamers, drifting flies and mid-stream nymph fishing. Salmon Run Charts One of the greatest attractions for Alaska fishermen are the many runs of Pacific salmon in river systems and marine environments all across the state.
Rainbows, steelhead, arctic char, Dolly Varden, lake trout and grayling are all abundant in Alaska—there are even some cutthroat and brook trout, although their range is very limited. Alaska Salmon Run Charts Whether you're dipnetting, freshwater salmon fishing, or if you just want to know what's going on with the salmon runs in different areas of the state in real time, you're in the right place. Fly fishing for rainbow trout peaks in early to mid June and again from late July through September. His skills with a fly rod and his drive to teach others was unequaled. Pound for pound, there is no other freshwater fish I have found that consistently fights like a hot Rainbow. This is a wilderness experience, but they still have nice food.
With his help I was able to out fish my much older brother. By mid-July large numbers of sockeye, pink, silver and chum salmon enter our river system. As a more affordable option, you can have your guide drop you off along the river. Running virtually neck-and-neck with sockeyes in average size 8 to 12 pounds , very large silvers over 20 pounds are more common than many Alaska veterans believe. When the sockeyes run, so do the bears, chasing their favorite food source 30, 40 and even 50 miles upstream.
We carry a huge selection of all the big brands you expect from a full service tackle store for your Alaska Fishing Trips. Various patterns were successful mimicking small smolts. Ask about our Kenai River King Salmon fishing trips during the month of May as we fish for this bright hard fighting fish from the opener in May through the 31st of July. The Kenai Cache Outfitters is located on the breath taking Kenai River Alaska and just around the corner from the world-renowned Russian River Alaska in Cooper Landing, Alaska. While spey casting is far from new, it has grown tremendously over the last five years in Alaska. It's the Pinnacle of Fly Fishing! Trust the Kenai Cache Outfitters with your hard earned fish. We offer a full line of all the top brand equipment for and conventional fishing rods and reels on the market today at reasonable prices along with the service you deserve.