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Alaska's Premier Fly Fishing Source

Casting Night @ Twin Lakes
May 21 @ 6-8pm

Alaska Fly Fishing Goods, Rain Country Fly Fishers and the Local chapter of Trout Unlimted #581 present a night of fly casting instruction, BBQing and fun. 

Come one, come all.

Free and open to the public. This is a great way to catch a free fly casting instruction, cast a rod you may be interested in purchasing, or to simply hang out with like minded anglers. 

Fly Casting Lessons

Want to learn to fly fish, but not sure how to get into it? 

This summer we will be offering FREE 2 hour intro to fly casting lessons. 
We start at the shop and go over gear, tackle, hot flies and more. Then we take a short drive over to the Mendenhall River for a casting lesson.

Fly rods and reels are provided so all you need is a pair of rain boots and dress for the weather. This class is a great way to give fly fishing a try and get some solid basic instruction. No need to sign up, dates listed below.

  • Saturday, May 9th @ 9-11am - Free Fly Casting Lesson.
  • Thursday, May 21 @ 6-8pm - CASTING NIGHT @ Twin Lakes. AFFG, Trout Unlimted #581 & Rain Country Fly Casters work together to bring you a night of BBQing, Fly Casting, and Fun.
  • Friday, May 22 @ 6-8pm - Free Switch Casting Class.
  • Saturday, May 30 @ 9-11am - 2 Hour Intermediate Casting Lesson. We do charge $25 for this lesson, please bring that with you.
  • Friday, June 12 @ 6-8pm - Free Fly Casting Lesson.
  • Saturday, June 20 @ 9-11am - Free Fly Casting Lesson
  • Friday, June 26 @ 6-8pm - Free Fly Casting Lesson
More to come.... Stay Tuned.

Private Lessons

  • Want to learn to fly fish?
  • Want to learn new on-stream techniques to catch more fish?
  • Does your busy schedule not allow you to attend our regular classes?
  • Looking for one to one instruction?
A Private Lesson is just the ticket for you. Tell us what you want to do and we'll come up with a plan to make it happen. We offer instruction for single hand or switch and spey casting.
Please note that this is not guided fishing. A current Alaska Fishing License needed.

Cost is $50 per hour. A typical beginning lesson is 3 hours and and an intermediate lesson is often between 2 and 4 hours.
Please contact us for more information  (907) 586-1550.

Raincountry Fly Fishers

The Raincountry Fly Fishers are Juneau's local fly fishing club. They meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from January - May.

Meetings are held from 7-9PM. New members are always welcome.
Contact Tony Soltys at or call 789-9159 for more information.

Juneau area fly fishing map

We have created two maps of fishing areas on the Juneau road system.
You can click to view either map and print them out.
To find out what areas are currently fishing well, check out the latest Juneau Fishing Report or contact us.

Map #1 shows the entire road system as well as a blow up of the Mendenhall Valley.
Map #2 has detailed maps of four local areas: Echo Cove, Fish Creek, Peterson Creek, and Sheep Creek.

Please contact us for more information  (907) 586-1550.

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Fishing in Alaska for the first time?

Fly Fishing in Alaska for the first time Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.
He opened Alaska Fly Fishing Goods in 1998.

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