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July 24 fishing report

By Carlos Faura 8:58 PM July 24, 2014

 

Seward:

  •  Driftwood Bay and Day Harbor have been a silver salmon hotspot recently. Also try Pony Cove.
  •  Halibut fishing is good east toward Montague Island.
  •  Lingcod fishing outside of Resurrection Bay is good.

 Homer:

  •  Halibut fishing success has been fair to good.
  •  Anglers are reporting increased catches of coho salmon near Point Adams.
  •  Anglers are also reporting good catches of pink salmon.
  •  The next series of clamming tides run July 26-30.

 Whittier:

  • Silvers are showing up!
  •  Anglers have been having good success closer to Whittier trolling and casting for pinks and silvers.
  •  Halibut is good throughout most of the Sound and close to Whittier.
  •  Good numbers of halibut near Main Bay, Eshamy and Perry Island.

Mat-Su:

  •  Pinks and chums are showing in numbers along Parks Highway and streams north to Talkeetna.
  •  Silver fishing is picking up at the Little Susitna and the Eklutna Tailrace.
  •  Trout fishing on the Parks Highway is good.

Some closures to be mindful of:

  • Starting Saturday, the Kenai River will close to king salmon fishing.
  • Sportfishing for kings will be closed in salt waters of the Cook Inlet north of Bluff Point Saturday through next Thursday.
  • In Kasilof, king fishing will be restricted to catch-and-release from Saturday until next Thursday.

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