News From the River

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...

Planning that dream Alaskan excursion can seem like an undertaking the size of the state.  There are many things to consider, location, package diversity, cost, quality, etc.   For folks looking to fish the Kenai River there are options on top of options. A quick Google search...

Red Salmon on the Kasilof  Looking to get a start on filling the freezer in June?   Kasilof River Red Salmon could very well be what you are looking for.  Starting during the middle of June and continuing through July the Kasilof River is a sleeper fishery...

We hope that everyone had a safe and wonderful holiday season!  For us at Drift Away the 2015 season is here, repeat guest are making bookings as well as new faces.  Now is the time to lock in peak dates for your target species this...

Plain and simple, this was one of the best Septembers in several years for trophy Rainbow Trout on the Kenai River!  Thank you Mother Nature for cooperating this year.  It’s true, the main reasons for tougher fishing the past few Septembers was the high water,...

Red Salmon It was a banner month of fishing for Red Salmon!  There were peaks and valleys, but the overall assessment was awesome.  We did not receive a large run, however, they kept trickling in every day and provided action and limits most days till the...