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Photo: Holiday on the river

A fly fisherman casts on Sunday April 5, 2015 in the Kenai River near Cooper Landing, Alaska.
Chuitna documentary to premier February 3

...So basically we went on a fishing trip." Weis said that the film "highlights a number of conservation-minded fly fisherman who travel over to Chuitna to fish, and also to meet with the locals who are fighting PacRim's proposal to mine...
Breast cancer survivors fly fish as therapy

...purpose."When it comes to fly fishing, there's a physical benefit, too, Hedlund said: that rhythmic arm motion fly fishermen make while casting is similar to the therapeutic exercises doctors prescribe to breast cancer survivors.Women who...
Bar Flies

The evolution of a fly fisherman and the process of learning how to lure a fish invariably seems...irresistible enticements for fickle fish. In Kenai, a group of fly fishermen, guides and conservationists from the Kenai Peninsula's chapter...
Among friends: Group forms to support those who have lost a child 2010, when he was killed in a plane crash, she said. Seth was 29 years old, "an adventurer, poker player, fly fishermen and lover of beautiful women." She characterized the event as "very sudden" and "very traumatic." "I was shocked...
Southern streams open for kings

...don't be afraid to switch or try something a little more natural, like an egg-sucking leech or smolt pattern. Local fly fisherman Henry Anderson said he likes fishing the Ninilchik - the kings are usually fresh from the salt water and full of life...
Russian River, Kenai River rainbow trout openers set for Monday flesh patterns as more and more sockeye carcasses will be floating down the river, said Brian Richards, a local fly fisherman and owner of Wilderness Way. "If you were going to fish the confluence up there at the Russian River for trout that's...
Try a dry: Russian a floater's delight

Peninsula fly fishermen looking for rainbow trout action may have thought their only options were slinging beads, flesh flies or egg-sucking leeches...
Reds with shades of pinks, silvers [+video]

...Pawluk suggested using pixies, spinners, plugs, little qwikfish or eggs if anglers are set on using hard tackle. Fly fishermen can try brightly colored shiny patterns, he said. "Popular vibrax spinners are the chrome blades with the hot pink...
Fly fisherman rescued from Kenai River

A Cooper Landing fly fisherman was rescued and rushed to an Anchorage hospital after falling through ice on the Kenai River on Saturday. Bob Overman, a 57-year-old...


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