A list of top destinations for fly fishing around the world
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The Kenai River is the most popular sport fishing destination in Alaska, particularly for King or Chinook salmon. Each year there are two runs each of king salmon, silver salmon, red salmon, plus a run of pink salmon every other year. The world record king salmon, which weighed about 44 kg (97 lb), was caught in the Kenai River in 1985. The Kenai is also the home of trophy size rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. Stretching to sizes over 76.2 cm (30 inches). Occasionally there will be reports of catching of "Steelhead".
As part of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, the Upper Delaware River is managed to maintain the scenic integrity and biological diversity that makes this area so unique, while leaving the surrounding land in private ownership. The pristine water of the Upper Delaware River provides ideal habitat for a great variety of fish species and is well known for abundant fishing opportunities.
San Diego Bay is the reason San Diego, California is such an important port city, both for the Navy, commercial shippers and cruise ships. It's considered one of the best natural harbors on the west coast, and spans 34 miles of waterfront. The bay includes several marines, a cruise ship terminal, Navy and commercial shipyards and the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. It also is home to upwards of 75 Navy vessels and two on-the-water museums: the U.S.S. Midway and the San Diego Maritime Museum. San Diego Bay also is popular for fishing, either from shore or by boat, with plenty of sand bass, spotted bay bass, halibut and bonefish.
Blue ribbon fishery that has the best mountain scenery and huge trout. Its separated into three sections lower, middle, and upper. Each section has its own rules and different hatches.
Blue ribbon fishery that has the best mountain scenery and huge trout. This river is not as crowded as the Provo and it has some great brown trout as rainbow trout.