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2015 was the year of the pinks and silvers… we had the best silver salmon run in a decade or more, and without question, witnessed by far the largest pink salmon run we’ve ever seen.
Without question, 2015 was another incredibly strong season of fly fishing in Bristol Bay at our OUTPOST camp. It’s hard to believe, but it was perhaps even better than our 2014 season.
Throw any of these patterns anywhere you might find rainbow trout – slack water, back eddies, deep pools, cut banks, staged below salmon… even working them across fast-moving riffles can draw explosive top-water strikes!
Although we may see a few king salmon in late June, don’t count on it… the king salmon fishing picks up after early July at the OUTPOST camp. Peak king run timing, as it is for all salmon species, is …
The peak of the chum salmon run at our OUTPOST camp occurs from late June to mid July. They attack bright streamers in pink, purple, chartreuse and black, and can put a solid bend in a 7 weight fly rod …
If you enjoy light tackle and all-day-long surface action, it’s hard to beat grayling fishing in Alaska. These feisty and aggressive fish are often overlooked by their larger kin in Alaska – rainbow trout, dolly varden and all the various …
We just want to acknowledge that the little guy is definitely more agile and efficient on short notice. And we appreciate that.
He certainly knows better than to pass up an opportunity to sight cast to sea-bright chum and silver salmon on a tidal flat flood tide under clear skies and calm winds.
A group of fishermen at SAFARI camp head out for another day of great fishing!