Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 13, 2015
Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time.
People are reporting good numbers of silver salmon being caught in Ship Creek and Bird Creek — fish during the tidal transitional times.
Pink, chum and an occasional silver salmon are also arriving to other Turnagain Arm streams.
Lake fishing is fair to good.
Campbell Creek, Chester Creek and portions of Ship Creek are open to trout fishing.
Anglers are reporting catches of chums and pinks mixed in with the silvers in the Seward Area.
Offshore anglers are doing well near Pony Cove and Caines Head.
Halibut fishing east is good, weather permitting.
Early-run coho salmon are still arriving at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit and fishing is good.
North of Bluff Point anglers are reporting king salmon fishing as slow with improved catches of coho and pink salmon.
Anglers are reporting fair catches of coho salmon near Point Pogibshi and Silver Ridge.
Pink salmon fishing is reported as good on the south side of Kachemak Bay. Humpy Creek and the Seldovia River are popular streams to for targeting pink salmon.
Halibut fishing remains good.
Fishing for pinks and chums on the Parks Highway streams remains good with some limits of coho being taken. Coho are now being taken in the Talkeetna area.
Fishing at the Eklutna Tailrace is fair to good for silvers.
Coho fishing on Yentna River tributaries is picking up and should be good this week.
Fishing for rainbow trout on Parks Highway streams from Willow Creek north to and including Talkeetna is excellent.
Rainbow trout fishing is good throughout the Kenai River drainage.
Silvers starting to show on Kenai River. Fishing is good — try early morning tides.
Kasilof silver fishing is fair to good.
Lake fishing is fair — try alpine lakes for grayling.
Halibut fishing is good near Latouche Island and the southern and northern ends of Montague Island weather permitting.
Silver fishing in the Montague straights is good — lots of bait this year.
Whittier Harbor is seeing a good number of silvers returning.
Shrimping continues to be productive near Whittier and Valdez, but it’s generally better the farther you get away from ports.