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Why I love fly-outs

Yesterday I was reminded why I drive 50 miles, fly 25 minutes across Cook Inlet to get to our fly-out destination.  The neat flight, awesome scenery and great bear viewing are certainly cool. But, it is really seeing schools of hundreds of coho and hooking 20, 30, 40 or more in a day, that [...]

Kings

The Kenai River is famous for its special strain of genetically unique Chinook salmon, Kings that stay at ocean for five years and return as seven year old fish.  Obviously, these older age class salmon are bigger then those of other rivers that return as three and four year olds.  Over the last twenty [...]

Life is like a bowl of…salmon????

I was just thinking how fishing, especially king fishing, is a lot like life: try as you might, you just cant predict or control the outcome, and rolling with the punches, taking the good with the bad, savoring the highs and  ”dealing with” the lows becomes the wisest course of action. Take yesterday, a [...]