Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char & Grayling Fishing
Best Months to Fish: April, June, July, August, September and October
Rainbow trout, Arctic Char ( Dolly Varden ) and Grayling are very plentiful in the Naknek River and its tributaries. Fly fishing for native & wild trout may not get any better. Fall time is the favorite time to catch these beautiful fish but they are available all summer. Most commonly used flies are salmon flesh, eggs, sculpins & leeches. These Rainbow Trout average over 20” inches and many Rainbows over 30” inches.
King Salmon Fishing: Chinook
Best Months to Fish: June & July
Chinook salmon, also known as the king salmon is the monster salmon of the Naknek River. The Naknek is famous for consistently producing the large king salmon runs. We fish both the Naknek and the Nushagak River (fly-out) for King Salmon. Methods for catching king salmon on the Naknek River are casting spinners, fly fishing or trolling plugs. Our fly out trips provide opportunities for casting spinners or catching king salmon drifting bait on the Nushagak River. Naknek River king salmon average over 25 lbs with fish to 65 lbs..
Silver Salmon Fishing: Coho
Best Months to Fish: August & September
Coho salmon, also known as silvers is one of the favorites on the Naknek River. Silver salmon hit hard, rip line and put on an acrobatic show. We fish both the Naknek River and its tributaries for silvers. Methods on the Naknek River are fly fishing, casting spinners, bouncing eggs or trolling plugs. Our fly-in trips also provide many opportunities for fishing silvers on the fly. Silver salmon average 10 to 12 pounds with the occasional fish pushing 20 pounds.
Red Salmon Fishing: Sockeye
Best Months to Fish: June, July and August
Sockeye salmon, also know as reds are the most plentiful fish to spawn in the Naknek River. With over 1 million red salmon entering the Naknek each year the action can be exciting and fast. The method for catching reds is by fly but we can use spinning rods or fly rods. Our red salmon is done in the main river and the smaller tributaries. Red Salmon average 6 to 12 lbs.