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Alaska Department of Fish and Game


Area Sport Fishing Reports
Bristol Bay

June 23, 2015

Bristol Bay Area

Week of June 22 to June 28

Fresh waters

King Salmon

Naknek and Alagnak drainages:

  • Sport fishing is currently reported as fair. However, sport fishing is improving and will likely be more productive later this week.

Nushagak drainages.

  • Sport fishing is currently reported as fair to very good.
  • The sonar near Portage Creek is operational and 28,364 kings have been counted by the sonar through June 21. This is approximately 1 1/2 days ahead of desired levels. Management will be in accordance with the Nushagak/Mulchatna King Salmon Management Plan. Anglers should call (907) 842-2427 for regulatory updates.

Togiak River and nearby drainages:

  • It is still early for kings in the Togiak, although sport fishing should improve throughout this week.

Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Arctic Grayling

Naknek and Alagnak drainages:

  • Fishing is reported as good to very good for rainbow trout and Dolly Varden as they continue to feed on out-migrating sockeye salmon smolt.

Togiak River and nearby drainages:

  • Sport fishing for Dolly Varden, rainbow trout, and Arctic grayling should be good.

Wood River Lakes system:

  • Fishing should be good to excellent at the outlets of salmon spawning streams as smolt continue to migrate down river.

Northern Pike

Naknek and Alagnak drainages:

  • Fishing is reported as fair to good.

Wood River Lake system:

  • Fishing is reportedly good along lake and slough shores and in shallow weedy bays.

Salt waters

Halibut

Nushagak Bay

  • Fishing should be fair to good off the coast of Protection Point.

 

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