Women's FlyFishing™ Blog — Rainbows

Intro to Trout Fishing

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Intro to Trout Fishing

Rainbow Trout are native to the pacific regions of Northern Mexico, the western region of the United States and Canada, and up and around Alaska to the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Because of their popularity as both a food fish and a sport fish, hatcheries have expanded this range worldwide, and rainbows are now found all over the world, including central and eastern US, New Zealand, Europe, and even parts of Africa. Photo: Alaskan Rainbow by Kate Crump / Angler Alex Bradberry Rainbow trout thrive in a number of different environments, from small streams to raging rivers, lakes, and some...

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Feature: Fall Fishing on the Kenai with Electa Kean

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Feature: Fall Fishing on the Kenai with Electa Kean

This week we sat down with Electa Kean, who's hosting our fall Rainbows on the Kenai trip this September, to talk to her about why she loves that time of year in the watershed. Our questions are bolded with her answers below. 1.  What is your favorite part of fishing for fall rainbows on the Kenai? Fall fishing for rainbows is awesome for a lot of different reasons, but my favorite thing about this trip is that it combines many different elements of quintessential Alaskan life:  autumn colors, large and plentiful trout, fall run steelhead, silver salmon that will still strike...

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