Fishing Reports, Tips, and Updates!

02 Nov Why the Aniak?

It is second to none . . . It is sometimes hard to describe the trout fishing that can be found on the Aniak River. Not because the fishing is lacking, or that words cannot be found, but simply because it is difficult to hold back the excitement and breath enough...

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20 Oct The Alaska Bead Game

Polishing Up Your Trout Beads A little less than a decade ago, the trout fishing world was taken by storm with a simple spin on a little plastic bead that was more at home in a craft box than in a fly box. Aside from using a real egg, there is...

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02 Oct Off Season Casting Practice

3 Tips for Tuning - Up Your Cast Well, the time has finally come friends. The cold weather has set in and we are closing up shop out here on the Aniak. Sad days indeed, but on a brighter note, it has been quite an amazing year with lots of new...

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28 Sep Dolly Varden vs. Arctic Char

How to Tell the Difference Each year our guests find themselves knee deep in some of the best trout and Dolly Varden fishing that they have ever experienced. During this fish fest, inevitably one question always comes up. “Is this fish a Dolly or a Char?” Quite possibly one of the most...

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01 Sep Rigging the Egg

THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WAY TO THREAD AN EGG It seems that when it comes to Alaskan trout fishing there are two types of anglers; those who use beads, and those who don’t. Regardless of where you stand on this issue, one thing is for certain - beads catch fish....

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31 Aug Aniak Trip Report – Carlos Aristeguieta

It is hard to believe that fall is right around the corner, but that is exactly what the Aniak is telling us. All the critters, from the rainbow trout to the brown bears, are stocking up for the winter ahead. As they look forward, we enjoy looking back on a season...

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