Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 20, 2015
Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time.
Ship Creek continues to be good for silver fishing during the tidal transitional times.
Sections of Campbell Creek are open for silver fishing but fishing has been slow — rain should bring some new fish.
Pink, chum and an occasional silver salmon are also arriving to other Turnagain Arm streams.
Pink salmon are also coming into Bird Creek in good numbers.
Anglers fishing the tides are finding silvers.
Silvers are being caught from the Seward shore and should be fair to good.
Halibut fishing has been good in the North Gulf Coast when the weather has cooperated. This weekend weather forecast, however, is poor.
Large halibut are still being caught near Chiswell Islands — again, weather permitting.
Halibut fishing success has been fair with many anglers catching their limits.
Lingcod fishing has been slow as the fall storms begin to move in.
Pink salmon fishing is reported as good on the south side of Kachemak Bay.
Fishing for chum and coho salmon on the Parks Highway streams is reported to be good.
Fishing at the Eklutna Tailrace is good.
Coho fishing has picked up at the Deshka River. Try fishing upstream from the mouth.
Fishing for rainbow trout on Parks Highway streams from Willow Creek north to and including Talkeetna is good.
Coho salmon fishing is fair in the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. Coho fishing should continue to improve as the run continues.
Coho salmon are present in the upper Kenai River and Russian River area.
Rainbow trout fishing has been fair to good throughout the Kenai River.
Silvers showed up early and strong this year, in good numbers. Recent rain should be moving the silvers into freshwater soon.
Whittier Harbor is seeing a good number of silvers returning.
Halibut fishing at the sound entrances has been good weather permitting.