Alaska Fly Fishing Goods has the flies, gear and all the information you need to catch every species of salmon, trout, and char in Alaska. For the past 23 years we have been running the Alaska Fly Fishing Goods fly shop, and fishing every chance we get.
Let us know if you are planning a trip to Alaska, and we'll be sure to set you up with all the gear you'll need! Meet our staff:
Brad Elfers - Owner. Brad has worked as a river guide, fly fishing guide and ski instructor in Southeast Alaska and the Interior. In 1998 he opened Juneau Fly Fishing Goods, Southeast Alaska's first full-service fly shop. Contact him at : [email protected].
Swinging for kings isn’t a dance from the 1930’s, nor is it a hush-hush party for adults. Swinging for kings is one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to fly fish for king salmon. For many the anticipation of a "tug" of a fish grabbing your fly as it slowing swings through a run is what it's all about.
Swinging Flies for King Salmon Swinging for kings isn’t a dance from the 1930’s, nor is it a hush-hush party for adults. Swinging for kings is one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to fly fish for king salmon. King Salmon are the largest
Meet the fish of the month:
King (Chinook) Salmon
Learn some basics information about Alaska's reigning heavy weight champion of Alaskan salmon species, the king (chinook) salmon and get the low down on what gear you need to fly fish for them.
King Salmon (Chinook Salmon) Meet the Fish: King (Chinook) Salmon The reigning heavyweight champ of Alaskan salmon, the chinook has earned the nickname "king" for its size, fight, and table-worthiness. Chinooks are available from May to September, with most runs peaking in late June
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Once a month we send a newsletter with highlighted fish species, videos, news, and more. The email newsletter will hit your inboxes this Thursday morning, and the featured species is Chinook Salmon, AKA King Salmon, AKA the salmon all anglers aspire to catch on the fly. We feature a species bio, swinging for kings’ article, king fly tying tutorial, and much more!
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Starting to get that spring fishing itch? 🐟 The steelhead fly bins are loaded, we’ve got nets of all sizes, and all the packs and accessories you need to get out on the water!
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Prince of Wales Island is the 4th largest island in the United States. The island boasts more than 80 streams with a documented steelhead run. Prince of Wales doesn’t receive a huge number of steelhead, but they are all native fish. Many of the rivers and streams are remote with no trails to them and only a few roads that access their banks.
Learn more about fishing for Steelhead on Prince of Whales! 🐟
Spring Steelhead on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island By Cory Luoma with Fly Out Travel Prince of Wales Island is the 4th largest island in the United States. The island boasts more than 80 streams with a documented steelhead run. Prince of Wales doesn’t receive a huge number of steelhead, but they are all native fish. Many of the rivers and streams ...
The Liquid Wrench fly is an Alaska Fly Fishing Goods exclusive pattern that is tied specifically to target steelhead. Tied on a 90* jig hook, with a heavy tungsten bead head, and flashy dubbing all the way through, it's no wonder a steelhead would fall for this fly!
Swing it, strip it or dead drift it. A small stream pocket-water killer!
How to Tie the Liquid Wrench w/ Dubbing [Video] The Liquid Wrench fly is an Alaska Fly Fishing Goods exclusive pattern that is tied specifically to target steelhead. Tied on a 90* jig hook, with a heavy tungsten bead head, and flashy dubbing all the way through, it's no wonder a steelhead would fall for this fly! Swing it, strip it or dead drift....
Is to too early to be asking "Is it spring yet?"
March is the time for anglers to begin dusting off the fly rods, tying up some fresh flies and rejoicing spring fishing! 🐟
Our spring newsletter is dropping today and it is full of fishing goodies, including Steelhead fishing on Alaska’s Situk River, how to tie the Liquid Wrench fly, Spring Steelhead on Alaska’s Prince of Whales Island, and the video Anadromous Waters, which highlights the work that Trout Unlimited Alaska is doing to add streams to the Anadromous Waters Catalog in Southeast Alaska.
Steelhead on Alaska's Situk River Why Go? If we had to pick a dream river to fly fish for steelhead, it would be the Situk river in southeast Alaska. Here are the main reasons why you should go: Consistent runs of wild steelhead Lots of small wadable water Great for all angling abilities Guided or unguided/DIY Float or hike-in Can u...
The early season smolt & fry migration is one of the most unique opportunities to fly fish for rainbow trout in Alaska. Check our latest article to learn more.
The Spring Smolt & Fry Migration in Alaska By Cory Luoma with Fly Out Travel Alaska's Other Peak Season Most people who come up to Alaska to fish for big rainbows and char think the ONLY time of the year is when the sockeye salmon are in the rivers dropping eggs throughout August and September. While the egg drop does make
We are open!! Our winter shop hours are
Monday-Friday: 11 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday: 11 AM-4 PM
The Tongass National Forest is where we live, work, play, fish, hunt, and support our families.
The wild spaces and healthy habitat of the Tongass National Forest support 26% of local jobs. Southeast Alaska relies
on healthy salmon and wildlife habitat that provides food, jobs, and income through commercial, subsistence, and
recreational fishing, as well as tourism.
Join us today in urging the U.S. Forest Service to reinstate the Roadless Rule on the
Head over to www.americansalmonforest.org/takeaction
The final fly fishing report for the Juneau, AK area is now live at the link below. Coho are still being caught and might be worth hitting the rivers for Dollies and Cutties! We still have many great Simms, Fishpond, Hatch, and Rio products on SALE!!
Final Fish Report of 2021 As we wind down another terrific coho season, the action has slowed and the huge schools of silvers have moved up the channel and away from our favorite fishing spots. Although we have had plenty of fall storms this past month, as we get into October, these big rain events tell the fish to head
The Juneau area fly fishing report for the week of September 23rd is now live at the link below! As we move deeper into fall, the temperatures are dropping, the storms are more numerous, and picking your fishing days is the name of the game. HUGE 25% OFF sale starts tomorrow! Stop by the shop to check out end of season deals!
Fish Report 9-23-21 As we move deeper into fall, the temperatures are dropping, the storms are more numerous, and picking your fishing days is the name of the game. The fine weather last weekend allowed anglers to fish the creeks for the first time in quite awhile and reports came in of bright coho in Montana and Cowee
The fly fishing report for Juneau, Alaska is now live at Link In Bio. Don’t hang up your rods just yet coho are still coming in and fall steelhead is just about to kick off!
Steelhead are making their way into select Alaska and British Columbia rivers. Are you ready? @alaskaflyfishinggoods has an incredible selection of steelhead beads, nymphs, and flies.
The Juneau, Alaska fly fishing report is live at the link below! Coho are here, grab your rod and get out on the water.
Fish Report 9-9-21 This family didn't just go fishing, they went catching! As expected the large tidal swings over the past several days pushed a nice slug of fresh coho into Gastineau Channel and creeks along the road system. Although we have a lot of fish around, fishing for them
BACK IN STOCK!! - #2 black and white Dolly llamas and classic coho pink Mr. Bodangles! Just in time for the next wave of coho!
BACK IN STOCK!! - #2 black and white Dolly llamas and classic coho pink Mr. Bodangles! Just in time for the next wave of coho!
The fly fishing report for the Juneau area for the week of September 2nd is live at link in bio. Coho are being caught consistently and rounding the corner from good to great!
The fly fishing report for the Juneau area for the week of September 2nd is live at the link below. Coho are being caught consistently and rounding the corner from good to great!
Fish Report 9-2-21 Chartreuse appears to be the lucky color for this happy angler. Juneau's roadside coho fishery is in full swing and getting better by the day. The fairly small tides we had last week produced slow but steady action for most however, a hand full of anglers reported
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Casting into the work week.
The Juneau, Alaska fly fishing report for the week of August 26th is live at the link below. Coho consistency and sunny skies.
Fish Report 8-26-21 Mendenhall River Valley - Juneau, Alaska The amazing sunny days last weekend brought out Juneau's fly anglers in droves! It was awesome to see so many anglers out there casting fly rods for coho, and in many cases out fishing those slinging hardware and bait! The coho
How did you do fly fishing for coho over the weekend?
The Juneau, AK fishing report for the week of August 19th is now live! A few Coho are being caught. Larger numbers should arrive any day now. Stop by the shop to load up on your coho fishing provisions!! FYI - we don’t sell herring or spinners!!
Fish Report 8-19-21 Last week was unusually rainy for Juneau in August. The big storm that dumped multiple inches of rain on us blew out rivers and muddied up the shoreside saltwater fishing. On a positive note, the rains have slowed, the creeks have dropped and some saltwater areas are clearing up. The forecast looks....
“Wogging” is one of the most fun and exciting ways to target silver salmon on the fly. Do you have a variety of Wogs in your silver salmon fly lineup?
Juneau, Alaska fly fishing report for the week of August 12th is now live! Coho are here!!
Fish Report 8-12-21 Beauty of a chromer from Tuesday August 10. THE COHO ARE HERE! Our annual First Coho On The Road System contest was won by Jack B. on Tuesday August 10th. Nice job Jack! He took home an AFFG Articulated Fly Box stuffed full of Grade A coho
FINALLY, a winner is crowned!! Congratulations to @jackbrennell for landing the first fly caught coho of the season off the Juneau road system!! Way to go Jack!! Come on down to @alaskaflyfishinggoods to claim your loot!!
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The fly fishing report for the Juneau Alaska area for the week of August 5th is now live at Lonk below. Dollies and cutties continue to be the go to option for fly anglers. First fly caught silver of the year contest has begun! And no one has yet to claim the winning prize! Who will it be? Where? When???
Fish Report 8-5-21 The report this week looks a lot like the report last week, so we'll keep it pretty brief. Dolly fishing keeps producing particularly in creeks that have enough flow. With the dry weather last week Montana Creek dropped down a bunch and Peterson Creeks isn't even flowing. Montana is still plugged wi...
It’s time to kick off our 6th annual Silver Salmon Contest! Rules are simple. Starts today July 30th. First angler to catch and document a fly caught coho/silver
salmon on the Juneau road system wins a AFFG t-shirt and Coho fly box!! Follow and tag @alaskaflyfishinggoods with photo of fish including fly rod and/or fly. First verified fish photo wins. Boat caught fish not permitted. Good luck and have fun!
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Our community built/contractor built playground is open again.. come check it out for yourself! Thanks to everyone that helped in every way imaginable!
Trail Mix, Inc. is dedicated to maintaining and improving the Juneau Trail System. It is our mission to steward a safe and enjoyable trail system by bringing people and resources together for trail improvements and activities.
The Rock Dump Indoor Climbing Gym offers over 11,000 square feet of climbing. The main climbing room has 30 foot side walls and an open pitch to 40 feet in the middle. The Rock Dump has a bouldering area too that is growing all the time.
Welcome to Spirit of Alaska Tours and Alaska Canopy Adventures.
We carry outdoor gear, footwear and clothing chosen specifically for SE Alaska!
The first full-service backpacking, mountaineering, and nordic ski shop in Southeast Alaska. Est. 19
Cycle Alaska...where we know nothing has the potential for adventure like a bike! Sales, service, rentals, tours!
Martial arts for youth & adults- World Thai Boxing Gym - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu-MMA-Boxing - Women's Self Defense - Bootcamp -Private Lessons
Coached by Randy Willard and established 2011 we believe we are the best team in Alaska.
Founded to connect Juneau surfers with waves and equipment to play on the water.
For people who want to play football in Juneau!
Sequence Locally Owned Skate Shop est. 2004