Upper Kanektok River Camp, Fishing and More! Photo Essay from Kyle Schenk

Alaska has been a bucket list trip of mine for many years, well I should say, a true Alaskan wilderness adventure. In the past, I have fished nearly every river mile of the Kenai River, and a few tributaries and other fisheries on the Kenai Peninsula. To me, that isn’t a wilderness experience or adventure. …

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Selecting a Fly Rod

A good fly rod is an amazing piece of gear, and arguably the most important component to any fly anglers’ set up. The rod is our connection to the water. It enables a unique and fulfilling interaction with aquatic environments, and translates the energy of the water, wind, and fish to the touch of our …

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Summertime Dry Fly Fishing

Central Oregon’s warm summer days provide various opportunities to fish dry flies on local rivers and lakes. Most anglers love the challenge that dry fly fishing presents, for there is little more captivating than rising a fish to an artificial fly. Dry fly fishing differs from the subsurface tactics we use in our pursuit of …

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Only a couple of weeks ago everyone around Central Oregon was enjoying 80+ degree days and getting ready for summer. We saw temperatures plenty warm enough to warm the Lower Deschutes and initiate the Salmonfly hatch, only to have a “cold” spell bring a lengthy period of relatively cold temperatures and inclement weather. The change …

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