News From the River

Here is the updated travel mandates for folks headed up to Alaska this summer (as of 2/14/2021)  this info was found on travelalaska.com Alaska's travel mandates and orders are now travel advisories. These processes and best practices, although not required, are still encouraged by the Alaska...

Happy Hallmark month of love!  There is no doubt we love to fish, and love seeing the stoke folks get when fishing with us on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers.  However, many may not know that we love writing about fishing too.  Not just in...

As we move past the tumultuous year of 2020 and into 2021 with optimism and enthusiasm, we would be remiss for not mentioning our utmost gratitude to our clients who despite the present condition of the world, came up and fished with us. Fishing is one...

This September was one for the ages!  The Kenai received a record run of pink salmon creating over 40 miles of spawn beds and more food than a trout can dream of.  10lb rainbows were an everyday occurrence, however, the fishing was quite technical.  For...

August greeted us with solid red salmon fishing during the first week, consistent silver salmon action during the second half of the month, and the beginning of what turned into an epic fall trout fishery.  Besides steady fishing mother nature blessed us with wonderful weather. ...

  Despite the current state of our world with Covid the Kenai River red salmon and rainbow trout seemed to carry on in a very normal and historically typical fashion.  Our weather this summer has been terrific as well, several sunny and warm days would transition...

June on the Kasilof and Kenai did not disappoint!  Great weather and solid fishing kept anglers stoke high. The Kasilof River sees the peak of the 1st king salmon run while the Kenai River opens for rainbow trout on the 11th.  Folks looking to get...

Alaska Drift Away Fishing is offering special pricing for RESIDENTS ONLY  all season long for the Kenai and Kasilof rivers.  This is the best time to get in on peak dates and great prices! Warren Buffet said, "price is what you pay,  value is what you...

Covid Me Crazy We can all check experiencing a pandemic off our bucket list.  One of the hardest aspects of  Corvid-19 is the uncertainty of what the future holds.  How long is this going to affect us, what is the financial toll, how many years of...

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...