News From the River

Happy Valentines Everyone! 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...

Happy 2018 everyone,  we hope that your holidays were fantastic!  2017 was a solid year of fishing on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers, we are excited for what 2018 will bring and most importantantly the return of Pink Salmon.  Pinks run every year, but even...

We would like to thank everyone that fished with us this year! We met many great new folks and reunited with many longtime friends. We're looking forward to next year and wish everyone a wonderful fall and winter. As a whole we were happy with the...

August was a strong month from start to finish for sockeye, silvers, and trout on the Kenai River.  The below average water levels forced us to rethink our approach to silvers and rainbows, but we managed to formulate a productive game plan and had many...

Another June has passed and as a whole it was a good one.  The late and cold spring maintained through the entire month, keeping water levels down and clients bundled up.  The low water on the Kasilof didn't seem to have any drag on the...

Summer is fast approaching! A recent trip to the freezer greeted me with a nice supply of salmon left over from last year. I love smoking the remainder of my salmon in the spring to make room for a new summer supply. There are many...

We hope everyone had a geat holiday season! At Drift Away Fishing we are full steam ahead for the upcoming season. If you've been thinking about heading to Alaska in 2017 contact us, we'd love to help you set up the trip of a lifetime....

Rainbow Trout Mother Nature kept us on our toes for the entire month. Two major factors contributed to a tough fishery; an intermittent pink salmon spawn, and a mid to late September glut above torpedo. The Pinks returned much like the Reds and Silvers, not many,...