“Fishing Photography” – Kenai River Fly Fishing Guide Report

Hey Guys, here is an article I wrote for www.AlaskaFlyOut.com. Be sure to head on over to their site if you are looking at fishing travel outside of our home waters of the Kenai.   Fishing Photography (Part 1) - Picking The Right Lens I have recently had a few people ask me my thoughts on lens selection in regards to fishing photography. More precisely, “what is the best lens I can get for the majority of my fishing situations.” While I wish it were a simpler question to answer, the fact of the matter is, each lens type has its own pros and cons. Every lens captures emotions differently, almost as if they have their own unique “personality.”      Wide-Angle - The Hank Patterson of Lenses I think we all have that fishing buddy who...

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3 tips for more successful winter angling

Hey Guys, here is another article I wrote for AlaskaFlyOut.com. Head on over there is you are ever looking to explore Alaska outside of our Kenai River home water.   There is no doubt that winter fishing can provide some of the most extreme conditions that we anglers could ever face. Bitter cold, gale force winds, and frozen reels are all brushed aside in our endless and sometimes fruitless efforts for a tug. Over the years I have fine-tuned the way I approach my winter fishing, increasing the productivity while reducing the potential frustrations. These are my top 3 tips to improve your wintertime angling sessions. Pack less gear. While multiple boxes of flies, various tippet material, and all the gadgets may seem nice to have at first, having to haul all this gear along...

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