Back in Alaska
I’ve been back up at the Lodge for almost two weeks now. It sure is nice to be back up here with the boys working long days again. The cooler, wet weather has been a perfect change of pace from the hot temps in the Northern California Valley. I don’t usually feel this way, but climbing into the waders every morning has felt good. I’ve spent most of my time on Upper American Creek, Moraine Creek and the Kulik. All three rivers have been fishing well as of the last two weeks. The sockeye are in the middle of full spawn over on the American and we have been catching wads of char and leopard rainbows over there.. The Spawn just kicked off a week ago on the Moraine which has produced some big fish already.. and the streamer fishing on the home river has been ridiculously good. The Sockeye are still staging at the mouth of the Kulik and slowly starting to filter in – it won’t be long until they start to dig.. which will bring rainbows from all over to feast.
Here are a few snapshots of what’s been going on.