Oct – December 2012

11/02/2012 I took 5 people ice fishing and we caught several rainbow trout of about 9 or 10 inches, and one larger rainbow of nearly 20 inches. All of the fish were caught on Balls O’ Fire single salmon eggs or Orange Deluxe salmon eggs. We were careful and drilled a few test holes before … Read more

September 2012

09/05/2012 I am guiding another fishing trip today. Conditions look rather tough with high water and the weather report calling for 100% chance of rain. In addition, since it is now September we will be fishing artificial single hook lures rather than the Fire Cured salmon roe that worked so well for us during our … Read more

August 2012

08/02/2012 I guided a morning group of 4 guests, 3 of whom caught a limit of silver salmon, and 1 of whom caught 1 chum salmon and 1 silver salmon while casting with Flashtrap Spinners. The last member fishing decided to call it a day so we skipped the last hour of fishing and headed … Read more

July 2012

07/03/2012 I plan to fish a scouting trip for chum, coho, and possibly sockeye salmon tomorrow. Check back in the evening if you would like to know how I do. Below is another item of interst: TIME TO RE-OPEN DESHKA RIVER KING SALMON FIHSERY I received a call Monday July 2, 2012 from Anchorage resident, … Read more

June 2012

06/02/2012 I guided a group of 4 guests, one of whom caught a small king salmon on a K-14 Kwikfish, and a second of whom caught a rainbow trout and hooked, but lost another king salmon on a Kwikfish. 06/03/2012 I had a day off today, and spent it taking fishing trip reservations, working on … Read more

May 2012

05/02/2012 Lake Ice / Boating Report — I did not make it to Finger Lake, yesterday, but i did take a look at Kepler and Bradley Lakes along the Glenn Highway. While there was still considerable ice cover on both lakes in the evening, there was also a swath of water wide enough to paddle … Read more

Jan – April 2012

03/01/2012 We will be guiding ice fishing trips through the month of March. This is my favorite “winter,” month for ice fishing as daylight hours are considerably longer and weather is often pleasant. Sometimes the fish start getting more active in March as well. Of course we will also be taking reservations for our summer … Read more