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Sport Fish Run Timing
Timing and location are critical when fishing in Alaska. Use the timing menu below to increase your chances of success by planning your fishing trip around the times and locations the fish are running.
Sport Fish run timing and fish availability charts.
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- UPPER COPPER/UPPER SUSITNA RIVERS- FRESH WATER FISH AVAILABILITY
This table indicates when sport fish are present (little fish) or at their peak availability (larger fish) in fresh water in the area of Alaska which includes Prince William Sound and drainages south of the Alaska Range serviced by the Richadson Highway, the Tok Cut-off, and the eastern half of the Glenn Highway. Communities in the area include Whittier, Valdez, Cordova, Glennallen, Copper Center, Sourdough and Paxson.
These run-timing tables indicate fish availability only. Some waters may be closed to fishing, so be sure to check a current regulation summary before planning your trip.