Barn Doors and Chickens -also known as Halibut

Feb 29, 2016

Although not the prettiest fish in the sea, halibut tend to rank towards the top of many fishermen's bucket lists. They're massive, tasty and extremely exhilarating to reel up from the ocean floor. You'll never look at the tip of the rod and think "was that a bite?". You'll know. To the constantly moving fly-fisherman, halibut may not be a preference due to the waiting game. However, we think you'll most likely learn to appreciate the down time after you reel up that first "barn door!" 

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Dolly Varden vs. Rainbow Trout

Feb 16, 2016

With approximately 40 species of fish in the world famous Kenai River, it's no doubt that identifying your catch can be a challenge. For example, Dolly Varden and rainbow trout are often lumped together, requiring cause for a closer peek before releasing. Although both are beautiful and protected species of fish, they have many differences. 

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Not Just Your Average Fishing Lodge

Jan 13, 2016

The Kenai River is the life-long dream of many fishermen across the globe, making it home to several fishing lodges. So what makes ours stand out from the rest? 

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It's a Wrap! 2015 Season Recap

Nov 15, 2015

The lodge is closed up, the waders are hung to dry, and the fish have all been shipped home (and perhaps have already been eaten). It’s official. The season has ended. It’s during this time that we often like to look back at the summer and reminisce. Remember coming back to the cabin and kicking your feet up after a long day of sockeye fishing this July? Remember waking up that very next morning only to find yourself on the river again, watching the fog lift off the Kenai at about 4:30 a.m.? But then remember feeling that first tug of the day on your line? Along with these memories, one of our most prized possessions is the feedback we receive from our fishing guests. 

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