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  • Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tom Logan, Chairman of the Board of Fly Fishers International and owner of North Florida Fly Fishing Adventures is in town to do a presentation for our Monday, October 1st Meeting and has graciously agreed to host a Fly Tying Clinic incorporating some patterns and techniques we don't normally see for fishing here. You can find more information about the clinic on our Calendar and at this page - Special Clinic with Tom Logan.

    This is a Members Only Event and is limited to 15 tiers. (If you want to come pay to watch, that's allowed and does't count toward the 15.) Contact Rich at if you want to tie.

  • Sunday, September 02, 2018 2:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    It's time again for our annual Kenai River Cleanup! Set-up is on Friday September 7th, the event is the 8th, and fishing on the 9th! Come on down and help us with this important project. Each year we and several other organizations get together to help restore the rivers and roads around Cooper Landing back to a clean condition. We pick up trash, discarded fishing tackle, and monofilament to make the streams safe for wildlife and pleasant to spend time on for us humans. 

    On Saturday we will have hot drinks, food, and trash bags available for everyone to use. In the evening there will be a bonfire, a hot meal, and entertainment!

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 11:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    driftboat on the river

    Yes! The Photo Contest is back! Rules are similar to previous years with 4 individual categories and a maximum of 3 submissions per category. Photos must have been taken in 2017 or 2018 and should fit into one of the 4 categories. Rules and the entry form are available here on the website on the Photo Contest page. 

    Entries must be submitted by October 9th, and prizes and voting for the People's Choice award will take place at our November Business meeting.

    So head on over to the Photo Contest page and start getting those pics ready to print!

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Stream Hydrology is the topic for this month's General Membership Meeting on July 2nd at 6:30PM at the BP Energy Center.

    If you know how the stream works and why it acts the way it does you can parlay that knowledge into a better understanding of why you find fish in the places you do and how to predict more places that you might not have previously considered!

    You won't know if you don't come to the meeting!

  • Friday, May 04, 2018 11:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    What are others doing?

    For the May’s General meeting, I have put together a panel of five Alaska Fly Fishers (AFF) members.  The panel members are Bob Churchill, Jan Schnorr, Bob Wallick, JP Wood, and myself.  I know over the years, as I string my rod for day on a stream, river, or lake, I have asked myself what are other members doing?  When I am out on one of the local lakes, Jan Schorr’s and Bob Wallick’s names always come to the top of my mind.  I keep running into JP on the Anchor or see the photos of the fish he has caught and released.  As for Bob Churchill, I wanted a chance to listen to him and see what I could learn.  For myself, how could I put a panel together and not be part of it. 

    Looking at 40 minutes to provide information to AFF members and friends, we will not have a slide presentation.  I have asked each member to speak for about 5 – 8 minutes about how they fish, where they fish, and any tips they may wish to share.  Hopefully, there will be enough time to answer questions.  

    I cannot guaranty that you will learn where anyone on the panel fishes.  I know that it was impossible to get that information out of anyone when I asked them to take part in this panel.  I do believe it will be fun and you will gain some experience from the panel that may have taken us years and few dollars to obtain.

    So bring your questions and lets have fun sharing information.  Hopefully, it will become a Cub favorite meeting. 

    Keven Kleweno

    Co Vice President

    6:30-8:30PM. Public is welcome.

    For directions to the BP Energy Center, please see the Home Page.

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Alaska FlyfisHERS monthly meeting is Tuesday, April 24 , 6 pm at the William Jack Hernandez Hatchery on N Reeve Blvd in Anchorage.

    This month, member Katie Puterbaugh will give a presentation on catching reds on the Kenai. She’ll cover everything from location and gear to cleaning and packing out your harvest.

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Board Member Scott Work has been helping Chugach Optional School with a request to teach a couple of classes of school children to tie flies. He has had one session already and they've asked him back for a second session. It's going to be on May 4th.

    He's looking for a couple of people to assist on this expedition so if you like kids and fly tying and wouldn't mind donating a couple of hours of your time on the 4th, please contact Scott via email at

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    On April 23rd we will have the second session of the Spring Fly Fishing Seminar. Topic for that night will be Essential Flies to have and a demo of Fly Tying by members of the Club.

    Members - we need folks to come and tie some simple patterns to show the attendees. You don't have to be great - if you can tie something that catches fish, bring your gear! Contact Rich at to let him know you're planning to attend.

    Here are a couple of pics from Session 1.

    Great turnout! Everybody is practicing knots!

    Picking up the practice hooks. Careful!!

  • Friday, April 13, 2018 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The first session of our Spring Fly Fishing Seminar starts Monday the 16th at the BP Energy center. Click HERE for more details.

    As always, we need volunteers to help with the second half of the night which is about common knots we use in the sport. If you can come and give us a hand showing people some basic knots, it would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Rich at Rich@2GuysFlyFishing for details.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Thanks to all of you who posted comments about the proposals for temporary Fish Camps and road creations on Lower Talarik Creek. The Comment period ended March 30th.

    Here's the latest update from Dan on the status of the proposals...

    Dan Dunaway LOWER TALARIK CREEK UPDATE. Sorry a little off topic but I thought many AFF members would like to know: 

    Good afternoon Dan,

    The two Lower Talarik permit applications are still in the queue. We received a significant amount of comments during the comment period, so we will be addressing them has a team. As a result, it is difficult to put out an exact timeline, but we intend to have a decision out as soon as possible.

    Thank you,

    John Forbes
    Natural Resource Technician II
    DNR - Division of Mining Land & Water
    550 W. 7th Ave. Ste. 900C
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 269-8546

Alaska Fly Fishers, 200 W 34th Ave, Suite 1233, Anchorage, AK 99503

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