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Area Sport Fishing Reports

October 10, 2016

General information is available on seasonal fishing opportunities in Yakutat by clicking on the link at left; Information By Area,... and navigating through links for Yakutat,... Fishing Opportunities.

Additionally, if you are planning a trip, looking at the archived reports, via the links below, can give anglers some feel for the timing and availability of fish during past years.

Also, the recent year’s marine fishing harvest success data can be found by following the link above right, “marine harvest rates”.

Regulations for the Yakutat area and the rest of the state can be found online via the link below "fishing regulations", or hard copies can be obtained at most local tackle and outdoor stores in Alaska.



  • Coho angling has slowed but a few new fish came into the Situk River last week.
  • East side streams are still producing some nice catches
  • The Tsiu River is also still producing fish but effort is dropping as the fall storms worsen and the lodges close up for the season
  • Fresh coho can still be caught in the Lost River system


  • Steelhead angling should begin in late October on the Situk and a few early fish have been caught already




  • A few coho are still being caught out in salt waters and a late push of new fish showed up last week
  • Halibut angling has all but stopped as most anglers have stopped pursuing these fish
  • Lingcod season is still open until the end of November

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