Alaska Fishing Report for June 4, 2015
Fishing in Ship Creek is good. Fish the tides, large fish are being caught this year — a 47 pound fish Monday evening, and a 40 pound fish on Tuesday evening by Dave Hanson.
Lake fishing is good for stocked fish. Fish are spreading out in the lakes and becoming pickier.
Halibut fishing is fair in the North Gulf Coast.
Anglers are reporting a few kings being caught from the shore in Seward.
The sockeye salmon limit in Resurrection Bay is now six per day, and six in possession.
The sockeye are showing up in the bay, and some are being caught in the snag fishery off the mouth of Resurrection River/Salmon Creek.
Early-season halibut fishing is fair though most fish are small. The fishery will improve as more fish move from deep.
Trolling success for feeder king salmon is reported as good in Kachemak Bay and from Bluff Point north.
The Anchor River, Deep Creek and Ninilchik Rivers are a weekend fishery water conditions look good.
The Kenai Peninsula stocked lakes fishing conditions are good.
The Deshka River continues to produce kings early in the morning and in the afternoon/evening.
King fishing at the Little Su is expected to be good this next weekend.
Kings have hit the Eklutna Power Plant Tailrace!
Pike fishing is excellent in early June. Try the Nancy Lakes System.
Lake fishing is good in most the stocked lakes.
Upper Kenai Peninsula
Early-run sockeye salmon are starting to move into the rivers.
Thursday, June 11 is the day the Russian River opens to sockeye salmon fishing.
The Kasilof River king salmon fishing has been slow. However, king salmon are being caught.
Fishing conditions at area lakes will remain good.
Halibut angling was a little spotty inside the sound this past week. The ocean entrances continue to be great places to catch halibut.
Rockfish angling is quite productive with small jigs near rocky reefs.
Shrimping continues to be productive near Whittier.
It’s generally better and better the farther you get away from ports. Start moving those pots out a little deeper as the summer moves on.