News From the River

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...

Rainbow Trout Despite low and cold water the Rainbow Trout fishing on the Middle Kenai was pretty good.  As fishing always goes, some days were better than others.  Plenty of hard charging chrome Trout came to the net, however we didn’t see very many fish over...

King Salmon The regulation change on the Kasilof for this year’s first run of King Salmon discouraged many, and the perceived outlook looked bleak.  It showed, the put in and takeout parking lots had a fraction of trucks and trailers, while the normal congestion on the...

An inspirational essay on the joys of catching Kenai River Rainbow Trout on Streamers Feeling a Kenai Rainbow Trout crush a streamer mid swing is arguably one of the most exciting ways to hook one of these mythical fish.  There are a couple times during the...