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Advice for beginner flyfisher spending the summer in Alaska?

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46 mins ago, The Graveyard Shift said:

I suggest heading up to meet him at end of climbing season in fall.  Go to Kenai River and chase silvers and big rainbows with Alaska Troutfitters.  September and October is amazing.  My friends own and operate that guide service its top notch and very easy for a beginner fly fisherman.  The fish your son will hook into may get him more interested in fly fishing

That would be great, but I think the guiding and school are coming dangerously close as is.  Although "school" next fall is an environmental science program in Patagonia! He does live the life.

 

BTW, when he has done extended solo trips, he has borrowed a PLB. We are going to buy him one soon, it's a little tough choosing between the ones that can text and the ones that can't but have a more powerful signal from their panic button.

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