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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2014

10.15.14

Alaska Fishing and Season Summary, 2014, Alaska Wilderness SAFARI Fishing Overall, fishing was good to very good in late July and August for salmon and dollies. September was very good for dollies and somewhat lighter than normal for salmon. In …

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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2014


OUTPOST Camp Season Summary, 2014

10.08.14

Alaska Fishing Season Summary, 2014, Alaska Wilderness OUTPOST Fishing Without question 2014 was one of the best overall fishing seasons we’ve seen at our Outpost camp, in terms of variety and productivity. Most notable was the sheer number and large …

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OUTPOST Camp Season Summary, 2014


Alaska Fishing Season Summary, 2013

10.18.13

Overall, fishing was excellent this year. Compared to 2012, which offered noticeably late salmon runs, the salmon run timing in 2013 was typical.

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Alaska Fishing Season Summary, 2013


The Hot Shot Comet Lives

04.18.13

This year Umpqua, one of our favorite commercial fly manufacturers, discontinued one of the best and most productive salmon flies we’ve ever seen at our Alaska Wilderness SAFARI camp – the hot shot comet. There is obviously something about this fly that works so perfectly …

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The Hot Shot Comet Lives


Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice & Tips – Summary

04.15.13

As you prepare for your upcoming (or future) Alaska fly fishing adventure, we have recently compiled a whole host of guide and guest advice, tips and mistakes to avoid to help you get the most out of your trip. Take …

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Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice & Tips – Summary


More Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice from our Guests

04.01.13

We posed this question to our entire guest list, “What are the top 5 things you wished you had known before traveling to or fishing in Alaska?” The following Alaska fly fishing trip advice came from first time guests to …

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More Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice from our Guests


Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice from our Guests, part 2

03.29.13

We posed this question to our entire guest list, “What are the top 5 things you wished you had known before traveling to or fishing in Alaska?” The following Alaska fly fishing trip advice came from first time guests to those who’ve made …

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Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice from our Guests, part 2


Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice from our Guests, part 1

03.28.13

The last 5 posts on advice, tips and mistakes to avoid on your fly fishing adventure in Alaska were from our guide’s perspective. Now you can hear from our guests – people who have actually traveled to and spent a week at our remote fly fishing …

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Alaska Fly Fishing Trip Advice from our Guests, part 1


Other Mistakes While Actually Fly Fishing in Alaska

03.27.13

Once you’ve mastered avoiding the top mistakes made while fly fishing in Alaska, here’s a few more things to consider while you are actually on the water, plus a couple of ideas to consider before hitting the water. Other Mistakes While Actually Fly …

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Other Mistakes While Actually Fly Fishing in Alaska


Top Mistakes While Actually Fly Fishing in Alaska

03.26.13

Now that you are actually on the water (and finally fly fishing in Alaska), following is a list of common mistakes you should avoid to get the most out of your day. Our guides are there to help steer you …

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Top Mistakes While Actually Fly Fishing in Alaska