Read moreLinks Arctic Grayling on Dee Patterns!
A nice Arctic Grayling taken using a Jock O’ Dee Spey pattern, the larger fish grab a big wet fly without a second thought. Fall is the most reliable time for grayling on my favorite river. I catch these fish using the Spey rods and by swinging traditional Spey & Dee style flies that the [...]
Read moreLinks Did that come from the sea?
A bright Rainbow / Steelhead Trout just in from the salt as it was released? These fish average 14″ – 20″ with some up to 28 caught each year. The question that I always have (our department of Fish & Game seems to feel the same way) is; ‘Is that a rainbow trout or is [...]
Read moreLinks The picture we all want to take…………….
For the wildlife photography buff there could be an Eagle shot of a lifetime waiting. June on the Yetna River is Eagle time. The eagles follow the Hooligan (a large Smelt or relatives of them) in from the Cook Inlet when they come by the millions to spawn in fresh water. Seeing the Hooligan, also [...]
Read moreLinks Always time to take in the wonders along the way;
Spring & Fall are the prime times to fish the head waters for Grayling. The smaller creeks are simply beautiful, these spots are reached on foot so if you are interested in seeing some spots like this you gotta hoof it. I actually enjoy a good bunch of photo results as well as fishing. As [...]
Read moreLinks Yes, she caught that !
August through September is Silver Salmon time, this Gal had her hands full with this one. That’s no client, that’s Nancy. She is a hard core fisher of salmon and this was not the first or the last day that my wife caught more & bigger fish than I could. There are days when she [...]
Read moreLinks One of these will bring out a big smile;
Here’s a nice fat Rainbow being released unharmed. This one was right at the 2 foot size range. Maybe 23″ but I really didn’t measure very carefully. After a while you get used to sizes, I know the joke about fishermen always exaggerating the size of fish but ‘honest’ you get good at calling them [...]