Salmon fishing in Parks Highway streams is still fair.
Lake fishing for Pike is good.
Lake fishing for trout is good.
Halibut fishing is good out near Montague Island, weather permitting.
Salmon are starting to show at Pony Cove and Cheval Island.
King Salmon fishing is fair inside Resurrection Bay.
Early run coho salmon and late king salmon are beginning to arrive at the Nick Dudiak Lagoon.
Halibut fishing is good.
Sockeye salmon mixed with pink salmon are arriving into Tutka Bay Lagoon.
Barren, Chugach and Elizabeth Islands are good for lingcod and rockfish.
Halibut fishing is good near Montague Island and entrances to Prince William Sound.
Rockfishing is good.
Eshamy Creek remains slow for sockeye.
Kenai River is slow for rainbows and dollies, with the second run of reds starting.
Russian River is fair for rainbows and ok for reds.
King salmon fishing is limited to baitless, barbless, single-hook artificial lures between the mouth of the Kenai River and a regulatory marker 300 yard downstream of Slikok Creek from July 19-31.
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