Fishing in the Valley

I tried the Kepler Bradley lake sytem here in the Matanuska Valley yesterday. Every lake I visited had visible spawning trout near shore; 14-24″ range. One lake had 70-80 visible from one spot in a 100′ circle. Fun to see them. These were even feeding, surprising so...

Valley Lakes are Opening

As I write this, I should be in the Alaska outdoors – casting into the recently opened edges of our Matanuska Valley lakes. Virtually all of them have at least 20-30 feet of open water along the edges, some much more. The first ones to go like Finger, Kepler/Bradley,...