News From the River

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...

When folks contact us about setting up a fishing package one of the most commonly asked questions is, "what do I do with my salmon?" No worries it's easy, hopefully this post will clarify and answer questions you may have. On the Water Once you have your salmon...

For most Kenai Trout anglers the thought of an even year (i.e. 2016) brings smiles, anticipation, and wonder.  As a business we notice that these Septembers in particular fill faster.  What is the draw?  The answer is the return of Pink salmon.  These creatures show up...

As we begin to make our way into the New Year we would like to thank all of our guests from the past year for helping us have a great 11th season as Drift Away Fishing.  As a whole we were blessed with solid fishing from...

This was one of the best June trout fisheries in the past few years!  Thank you Mother Nature, pink, and silver salmon for contributing to such an awesome event! The opener on June 11 – the end of June was consistently great fishing for this time...

This past July was a solid month of great weather and fishing. Red salmon, trophy Rainbow Trout, and Halibut kept rods bent and smiles on our clients faces.  If you are looking for some of the best opportunities in sport fishing consider July as a time...

Early August Rainbows on the Kenai It is widely known fall is the time for trophy trout on the Kenai River, and it makes sense.   Several species of salmon are spawning and dying creating a bounty of highly nutritious food for hungry trout.  Our photo page...