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ALASKA FISHING

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Salmon
Coho salmon fishing at Ship Creek has been poor lately and this will continue through September.
Coho fishing in Campbell Creek has picked up with the recent rains, and fish are moving out of Campbell Lake and into the creek. Expect decent fishing until the season closure on October 1. Some fish will be water-marked, while some will still be bright.
The fishing at Bird Creek is always slow this time of year. All the salmon in this stream have moved upstream into closed waters by now.

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Fishing for Coho in the freshwater drainages at the head of Turnagain Arm has been poor recently and we do not expect it to get much better. Be certain not to trespass on Alaska Railroad property. If you are caught, you will be fined.
Expect to see bears on any stream you fish in the Anchorage area. Do not tempt them with easy fish. If you fillet your fish, take a few extra seconds to chop up the carcasses into small pieces and toss the small pieces into fast-moving currents. Never let a bear associate people with food. Wear your backpack while fishing, keep stringers and coolers close by, and be prepared to take them with you if a bear shows up. Also cut the line of a splashing fish, if it attracts the attention of a bear. See the “Safety in Bear Country” link below for more information.
Report poachers (and vehicle license plates, if you know them) to Fish and Wildlife Safeguard at 1-800-478-3377.
Stream fishing - Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden

Rainbow trout and Dolly Varden fishing in area streams will be good right now. “Match the hatch” by using egg patterns and beads. Bunny bugs may also produce some nice fish.
Remember, Campbell and Chester creeks were not stocked this summer and are catch-and-release for rainbow trout through midnight, December 31.
The daily limit for Dolly Varden is 5, and the possession limit is 5.
Northern Pike

There is no bag limit on pike. Cheney, Sand, and Lower Fire lakes are all lakes that have been illegally stocked with pike.
Pike are feeding now in preparation for the winter, so between now and ice-up is a good time to catch pike. Try surface lures, or just a bobber and bait, but be sure to fish the weeds, where the pike hang out.
Lake Fishing

 

Not all lakes will be stocked this summer, so check out the stocked lake link below to find a recently stocked lake, and take the kids fishing.
Jewel, Delong and Mirror lakes will be stocked with rainbow trout one more time this fall. The target date is mid-September.
The fall float tube fishing season is upon us. Try fly-fishing from your belly-boat for rainbows with leech, small caddis, scud, chronomid, and midge patterns.

Run Timing — West Cook Inlet, Palmer,
Wasilla, Talkeetna
Recreational Fishing Series
Northern Cook Inlet Southcentral Region
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Division of Sport Fish
These opportunities
funded in part by Federal
Aid in Sport Fish and
Wildlife Restoration.
These streams all have regulations affecting tackle, dates & hours open to fi shing, areas open to fi shing, and bag limits.
Check the regulations BEFORE going fi shing! www.sf.adfg.state.ak.us/Region2/html/r2home.stm
Deshka River King Salmon Lower: Late May through late June. Upper: Early June through season close in mid-July.
Silver Salmon Lower: Mid-July through early August. Upper: Late July through early September.
Alexander Creek King Salmon Late May through third week of June.
Silver Salmon Mid-July through August.
Parks Highway streams: Willow Creek, Little Willow Creek, Caswell Creek, Sheep Creek, Goose Creek, Montana Creek,
Kashwitna River, Sunshine Creek.
King Salmon Late May through early July.
Silver Salmon Early August through mid-September.
Susitna River streams King Salmon Early June through late June.
Red Salmon Mid-July through mid-August, but not very abundant in this area.

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Silver Salmon Late July through mid-August.
Pink Salmon Early July through mid-August, greatest abundance on even-numbered years.
Chum Salmon Mid-July through mid-August, but not very abundant in this area.
Lake Creek (Yentna River) King Salmon Early June through early July.
Silver Salmon Early August through late August / early September.
Talachulitna River King Salmon Lower: June. Upper: mid-June through season close in mid-July.
Silver Salmon Lower: August. Upper: mid-August through mid-September.
Talkeetna River King Salmon Mid-June through season closure in mid-July.
Silver Salmon Early August through September
Little Susitna River King Salmon Lower: Late May through late June. Upper: mid-June through season close in mid-July.
Silver Salmon Lower: Mid-July through mid-August. Upper: early August through early September.
Red Salmon Mid-July through early August.
Western Cook Inlet drainages: Chuitna River, Beluga River, Theodore River, Lewis River, McArthur River, Kustatan River
King Salmon Late May through season close in late June.
Silver Salmon Mid-July through early September.
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