1. Caught many beautiful rainbows, bull trout and grayling with an awesome guide on a drift trip down the amazing Kenai River. All caught and released, no measurements. ...more "When you catch and release, size doesn't matter."

    Dolly Varden Trout with a Caught on a 6wt fly rod with a flesh fly

    1. thatโ€™s a great trip!!! congrats!!!
    2. Cool trip!
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  2. Caught on the backside of Boca Grande with my 12wt fly rod and a bunny streamer. Measured 46" long.

    Atlantic barracuda with a Fly (Bunny strip)

  3. This is my 12 year old nephew, Mitchell, holding the biggest catch of our week long trip to Ontario in our group of six. His dad is helping him hold it. He asked ...more me to submit for him. The pike measured 42", was quickly photographed and released to fight another day (I'll hunt it down next summer).

    Northern Pike with a Mepps Spinner

    1. Scott Randall 0
      Brother just told me this photo is now published in the fishing lodge's latest brochure.
    2. nice one, congrats
    3. Scott Sorrell 0
      Nice job...that is an awesome pike
    4. Jeff Ultican 0
      thatโ€™s a dandy
    5. Helluva Pike Scott!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
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  4. Size doesn't matter when you catch and release. Backpacked in 8 miles to catch this lil' fellow and the colors are just so vibrant I wanted to share.

    Brook Trout with a Elk hair caddis fly

    1. Beautiful fish
    2. b ripoer 0
      That is a pretty rookie nice pic.
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  5. Four of us caught about 60 fish that day on jigs and squid, most released, this being the "jackpot fish". Caught from out 18' Crestliner. Weather ...more was 60 degrees, 10 knot winds, 150'-180' of water.

    Red Rockfish with a Diamond Jig

    1. nice rockcod!!
    2. Scott Sorrell 0
      Cool looking fish..nice job
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  6. Was fishing with my wife on a 1/2 day charter boat on a cold winter morning and hooked ling cod in about 200' of water. Ended up being the biggest catch of ...more the day, so I collected the "jackpot" for the trip.

    "Jackpot" Ling Cod with a 12 oz. Diamond jig with a hand tied hook

    1. Scott Randall 0
      The season is open from April 1-Dec 31 and the limit is only one but I'm not sure why. However, the limit went to 2 per person on June 1.
    2. Graham Kemp 0
      Why is the daily limit only one?
    3. Scott Randall 0
      Graham, I agree it is a weird looking fish but it's delicious and highly sought after with a daily catch limit of only one.
    4. bango 0
      Nice Ling Scott!
    5. Graham Kemp 0
      Thatโ€™s a weird looking fish!
    6. Jimbo Harwood 0
      AWESOME CATCH
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  7. Dorado (Mahi Mahi) with a Trolling squid rig

    1. Regan Bonny 0
      Nice Fish!!!
  8. First pike caught on a fly rod.

    Northern Pike with a Homemade fly

    1. Scott Randall 0
      Spent a week on a "guy's trip" and I had the only fly rod and outfished everyone that threw spinners, topwater and spoons. Taking my wife up there ...more next summer.
    2. Erich Senft 0
      that must have been thrilling. wicked looking homemade fly you get there as well. sweet !
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About

Retired from the US Navy, live in Central CA and enjoy fishing for almost all species of fresh and saltwater fish.


Fishing Favorites

  • Species Bass, trout, rockfish
  • Waterway No favorite, too many
  • Lure Senkos for bass, homemake flies for trout and diamond jigs for rockfish.

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