Alaska Aniak River Spawning Male Dolly Varden Charr

Monday, July 30, 2018
Dolly Varden
Size: 
25"

Caught a few weeks ago on an epic trip to the Aniak River in Alaska.....spectacular rainbow and dolly fishing with the occasional grayling and salmon thrown in.  One of the largest northern dolly subspecies (salvelinus malma malma) I have caught.

Brian 

Comments

andy's picture

That's a beautiful fish, and I am jealous that you got to fish the Aniak.  I'd love to hear more about your trip - maybe you could write up an Expedition Report?

 

 

DocEsox's picture

Andy I have quite a few pictures and will try to do a report the next few days.

angry mongrel's picture

What an absolutely gorgeous specimen! Really cool catch.

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees" -Emiliano Zapata

TaleSpinner's picture

That is a beautiful fish.  I'm very jealous.  

Lifelist goals for 2017: Common Carp, Silver Redhorse, Golden Redhorse, Greater Redhorse, River Redhorse

Eli's picture

That is a spectacular char. Wow.

Eli

 

 

Divemaster's picture

What a gorgeous fish. Not many species can rival the looks of a spawning male of any species in the Char genus.

2018 Species Goals:

Longnose Gar (), Grass Pickerel (), Shorthead Redhorse (X), Quillback (X), Burbot ()