News From the River

For us, at Drift Away Fishing we would like to recognize one of our favorite valentines (after our wives), Kenai Rainbow Trout. It’s true, we absolutely love fishing for them, learning more about them,  taking photos….the list goes on and on.  Since we are in...

September on the Kenai River sang the same tune for rainbow trout and silver salmon, good, but hard.  The reasons were entirely different between the two species, but the tactics remained the same, strategically work water that is holding fish.  It is a simple concept...

Continued sunshine and incredible salmon fishing made the foundation for an amazing August.  Kenai rainbow trout provided icing on the cake with exciting beginning and end of the month action.  As you will read, August provides opportunities for exceptional red salmon, silver salmon, and trout...

July did not disappoint, red salmon, trout, halibut, and fly-outs all boosted many great days!  This is one of the busiest months on the Kenai Peninsula and for good reason.  July is the month when folks from all over the state and world come to...

Zero complaints from the guides of Drift Away Fishing this June! Kings on the Kasilof fished well and rainbow trout on the Kenai did not disappoint either. The early portion of the red salmon run during late June on the Kasilof was a bit scratchy,...

Fantastic Fall In terms of blog writing, this is going to one of the last before we switch into our fishing reports for the fast approaching 2019 season!  We are very excited as to what the season has to offer.  One of our favorite times of...

The end of August and September host great silver salmon and trophy trout fishing with the ability to have great fishing for both species in one day!  We call this the Kenai double dip.  Which time is better?  This is hard to say each have...

Happy New Year everyone!  We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are excited about what 2019 will bring.  If you are like us and made your New Year's resolution to spend more time on the water then you should begin planning your...

In outdoor sports Mother Nature most often has a huge say in the outcome, when the planets align absolute magic can happen. This September the trout fishing on the Kenai was a great example of what "aligned planets" can fish like. We were absolutely blessed not...