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Alaska's Premier Fly Fishing Source

In July and August the majority of trout and dollies in Southeast AK are found in the streams feeding on salmon eggs behind spawning chums and pinks.  8'6"-10' single hand rods in 4-6 wts with a weight forward floating line are best as are10'-11'6' switch rods in 3-5 wts matched  with a one piece switch line like Rio's Switch or Switch Chucker work well. The main fishing technique is dead drifting/nymphing egg patterns and beads, which make shooting head setups hard to fish on switch rods.  Beads and egg patterns in the 8-10mm size work best in a variety of colors ranging from bright oranges to peachy colors.  Check out our weekly fish report for what is fishing best.

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