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June 5 fishing report

By Tony Weaver 6:00 PM June 5, 2014

Here’s a look a this week’s fishing report:


  • Ship Creek fair to good  kings -next big tides should bring fish
  • Local lakes have been stocked and fishing is good. Morning and evenings are best
  • Local creeks still closed to protect spawning rainbows


  • King fishing is picking up on the Deshka
  • Valley Lakes are productive for trout: Try the Kepler-Bradley Complex and Nancy Lake area for pike
  • In Parks Highway streams, fishing is fair to good for trout


  • Fishing for halibut and rockfish is good
  • Red salmon are starting to show at the north end of Resurrection Bay


  • Fishing for halibut has been good near Montague Strait
  • Rockfishing has been good
  • Whale watching has been great in Prince William Sound

Kenai Peninsula

  • Lower Peninsula Anchor, Ninilchik and Deep Creek are open for weekend fishing, which should be fair
  • Offshore, Anchor Marine and Deep Creek halibut and king fishing should be fair to good
  • Few kings are showing in the Kasilof River


  • Halibut fishing has been good, with larger fish moving to summer shallower water
  • The Homer Halibut Derby started May 15: Get a ticket
  • King fishing has been fair to good with a few large spawner fish caught


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