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Location: Russian River
Species: Sockeye - Early Run
Method: Weir

The selected years are color-coded in the graphs below:

  • 2020
  • 2019
Daily Counts
Cumulative

Description: The weir is located at the outlet of Lower Russian Lake, about 78 miles from the mouth of the Kenai River. It takes approximately 7 to 10 days for sockeye salmon to travel from the lower Kenai River to the weir depending on water levels. Travel times are estimates and can vary significantly from this depending on conditions. The current weir-based early-run sockeye salmon sustainable escapement goal (SEG) is 22,000-44,000 and was adopted in 2011. The late-run sockeye salmon stock was managed to achieve an SEG of 30,000-110,000 (years 2005-2019). In 2020, the new SEG range was adopted for the late-run Russian River sockeye salmon and is now 44,000-85,000.

Biological Escapement Goal for Sockeye - Early Run: 22,000 - 42,000 (Graphed above)
Sustainable Escapement Goal for Sockeye - Late Run: 44,000 - 85,000

Contact: Northern Kenai Sport Fish Assistant Area Manager,
(907) 262-9368

Weekly Sportfish Fishing Report for this area

40 records returned for the years selected. Dashes indicate days with no count.
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Date
2020
Count
2020
Cumulative
2020
Cumulative
2019
Notes for
2020
Jul-14 - 14,337 125,942  
Jul-13 - 14,337 125,169  
Jul-12 - 14,337 124,157  
Jul-11 - 14,337 122,170  
Jul-10 - 14,337 120,148  
Jul-09 - 14,337 117,202  
Jul-08 - 14,337 114,760  
Jul-07 - 14,337 111,666  
Jul-06 - 14,337 108,003  
Jul-05 - 14,337 106,723  
Jul-04 - 14,337 105,502  
Jul-03 - 14,337 104,057  
Jul-02 - 14,337 100,642  
Jul-01 - 14,337 96,879  
Jun-30 682 14,337 93,841 Water level 9.88"
Jun-29 352 13,655 92,066 Water level 10"
Jun-28 348 13,303 90,498 Water level 10.13"
Jun-27 702 12,955 87,873 Water level 10.38"
Jun-26 710 12,253 84,980 Water level 10.75"
Jun-25 607 11,543 82,037 Water level 10.88"
Jun-24 802 10,936 79,604 Water level 11"
Jun-23 1,358 10,134 77,038 Water level 11.13"
Jun-22 817 8,776 73,483 Water level 11.50"
Jun-21 1,871 7,959 69,265 Water level 11.75"
Jun-20 1,358 6,088 64,367 Water level 12"
Jun-19 1,116 4,730 59,399 Water level 12.25"
Jun-18 763 3,614 55,374 Water level 11.75"
Jun-17 472 2,851 50,641 Water level 11.75"
Jun-16 470 2,379 45,778 Water level 11.75"
Jun-15 218 1,909 40,440 Water level 11.63"
Jun-14 414 1,691 34,581 Water level 11.75"
Jun-13 423 1,277 27,236 Water level 11.75"
Jun-12 375 854 21,974 Water level 11.75"
Jun-11 300 479 13,765 Water level 11.75"
Jun-10 124 179 8,471 Water level 11.88"
Jun-09 55 55 4,744 Water level 12"
Jun-08 0 0 2,728 Water level 12.5"
Jun-07 0 0 624 Water level 12"
Jun-06 0 0 0 Water level 12.25"
Jun-05 0 0 0 First day of early run counts. Water level 12.25"