Winter steelhead are “veterans,” having been fished over for weeks or even months.
Freshwater fishing is by far the most popular types of fishing because of the accessibility and easier learning curve than saltwater fishing. There are many species of fish to catch, the most popular being trout, as well as several different ways to fish for them.
Freshwater Fishing Reports and Articles
I personally don’t think there is a bad time to visit Alaska for fishing during the summer season especially if you choose a good fishing lodge/outfitter. The time you go is dependent on what type of fishing experience you’re looking for and what species you’re most after.
While fly fishing alaska rainbow trout it can be hard to keep dolly varden from grabbing your bead, so I fish a streamer for big rainbows.
Bristol Bay Lodge delivers an epic trip that specializes in delicious food, great staff, outrageous fishing and lasting friendships. They’re all welded firmly together with a jaw-dropping terrain and scenery that will make you want to come back every season for years to come.
I had been here before, twice actually years ago. The first time was well worth it, the second not so much and I don’t know why…. the first time I was so excited to check out this new spot. I knew not many people had ever fished this area and I was “kid in a candy store happy” to check it out!
My fishing partner Patrick Walsh, Editor and Chief of Outdoor Canada Magazine and I had what can only be described...
The southern end of the Patagonia region close to El Calafate is one of the most unforgiving and inhospitable areas I’ve ever visited in my fishing career. Dry, windy, barren and all around tough conditions make it a much uninhabited area with the exception of sheep ranches and GIANT rainbow trout!