December Silver Salmon

December Silver Salmon

Five of us skied into Chilkoot River on Sunday, hoping there might be a few Coho still milling about.  After 130 inches of snow in the month of November in Haines, a warm weekend with temperatures in the 40s and a little fly fishing was a much needed break from relentless shoveling.

Silver Salmon Fly Fishing Haines Alaska

The River’s low and fish are finning.

I don’t think any of us anticipated the number of Silvers still holding at the Lake’s outlet.

Alaska Silver Salmon Fly Fishing

Jedi Master Dick Rice on left; Just happy to catch anything in December on right.

Chris Denker Silver Salmon Haines

Double D with a BIG blushed Buck.

A couple of dozen landed fish later, we headed back on our skis, grinning like Chershire cats.

Greg Schlachter Silver Salmon Haines Alaska

Chromers with Sea Lice in December??

Check out more of Andy Hedden’s work at 9 Mile Photography.

Written on December 6, 2011 by Expedition Broker We are a no-fees booking agency located in Haines, Alaska providing expert, first hand knowledge and personal service while maintaining the same prices as booking directly with guiding companies, often even saving you money. For additional information check out About Us.

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