News From the River

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,...

"Kind of" is a great way to describe August as a whole. As always we will break down the month by species fished, but the trend across the board was definitely, "kind of". Does a tough month or season have any weight on the next...

July was met with great weather and as usual great clients. The fishery was interesting but productive. We typically fish the Kenai exclusively for Red salmon and trout during this time of year. (This marks our 3rd year not targeting Kings on the Kenai and...

July Fishing report July was met with great weather and as usual great clients. The fishery was interesting, but productive. We typically fish the Kenai exclusively for Red salmon and trout during this time of year. (This marks our 3rd year not targeting Kings on the...

July was met with great weather and as usual great clients. The fishery was interesting, but productive. We typically fish the Kenai exclusively for Red salmon and trout during this time of year. (This marks our 3rd year not targeting Kings on the Kenai and...

1st Run King Salmon - Kasilof River The guides of Alaska Drift Away Fishing were absolutely stoked at the 1st run of King Salmon on the Kasilof River. It was one of the best returns in many years. Towards the beginning of the third week of...