A little early for the salmon, but MAN the dollys and trohpy greyling were unbelievable! Any kind of minnow pattern was a sure thing. The best part though was that the sun didn't go down so I could fish at any time! (and the bars didn't close until 3 so I could get all pissed then stumble to the river)
AS FOR THE TRIP, I flew from anchorage to Nome, partied there for a few days, and headed out with a buddy on one of the only roads (to the Northeast) to an area called Council, which is around the Fish river system (where 3 medium sized rivers converge)
basically, I fished from shore intermittantly throughout the day tossing various minnow patterns (epoxy, muddlers, etc) and WHAM! one after another....it actually got kinda rediculous as one fish would chase it as another would come out of nowhere and steal it. I rendered about 10 flies useless as they got really chewed up...good times
The greyling were considered "trophy" (or so I was told by the locals), as they were anwhere from about 10 inches to over 18 (1-4 pounds)
The dollies were more agressive and more than a few worked my 8-9 weight really hard, peeling line all over the place. They were between 2 and 5 pounds
Thats pretty much it - beer, guns, boats and fly rods!
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