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New Year’s Resolution – Catch More Fish

01.01.16

2015 offered the largest pink salmon run we’ve ever seen and the best silver salmon run we’ve seen in 10 years at our SAFARI camp (see the 2015 season summary for more info). The photo above shows how many fish …

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New Year’s Resolution – Catch More Fish


Yes, Grayling do Eat Mice Patterns

12.12.15

Fishermen at our OUTPOST camp are really shocked when they find out grayling in Alaska eat mice patterns as well. In fact, the eat the crap out of them… sometimes enough to provide all day long action.

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Yes, Grayling do Eat Mice Patterns


SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2015

10.12.15

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.

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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2015


OUTPOST Camp Season Summary, 2015

10.02.15

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.

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OUTPOST Camp Season Summary, 2015


Rats! (Sort of)

07.26.15

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!

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Rats! (Sort of)


July is King Salmon Time at the OUTPOST Camp

07.19.15

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 …

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July is King Salmon Time at the OUTPOST Camp


Peak of the Chum Salmon Run

07.12.15

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 …

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Peak of the Chum Salmon Run


Alaska Grayling on Dry Flies

07.05.15

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 …

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Alaska Grayling on Dry Flies


Fly Geek Custom Flies Steps Up

06.06.15

We just want to acknowledge that the little guy is definitely more agile and efficient on short notice. And we appreciate that.

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Fly Geek Custom Flies Steps Up


Seizing the Moment on The Tidal Flat

06.01.15

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.

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Seizing the Moment on The Tidal Flat