Tag Archives: Alaska

Bead Fishing in Alaska by Dake Schmidt

After months of fish flesh and unfertilized salmon eggs floating down-stream, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you that flesh and eggs should be the “meat and potatoes” of your fly box during October and November. For as aggressive as steelhead are, they can also be quite picky. In my experiences, I have found that most dark leech ... Read More »

Sockeye on the Fly by Dake Schmidt

One of the best places to target red salmon is the Pasagshak River, a 30 mile drive from town. The scenic drive along the coast is impressive. Lush green mountains rise from sea level, while bright chrome sockeye cruise the bay, jumping from time to time, announcing their presence. In Kodiak, sight fishing is king and without a good pair ... Read More »