Area Sport Fishing Reports
Archived Sport Fishing Report
June 26, 2019
Week of June 26 - July 3
- The sonar near Portage Creek on the Nushagak River has been operational since June 6 and a total of 28,303 king salmon have been counted by the sonar through June 24. This is slightly behind expected levels. Management of the king salmon sport, subsistence, and commercial fisheries will be in accordance with the Nushagak/Mulchatna King Salmon Management Plan. Sport fishing has been reported as fair.
- It is still early for king salmon in the Naknek and Alagnak river drainages and fishing is reported as slow. Sport fishing should be productive by later this week in the Naknek and the Alagnak.
- In the Togiak River and nearby drainages it is still early for king salmon. Sport fishing will not likely be productive until later this week.
- In the Naknek, Alagnak, and Kvichak river drainages, fishing for rainbow trout should be good. Try casting spinners or streamers.
- Fishing for Arctic char is reported as fair to good in the Wood River Lakes system. Try casting or jigging spoons or stripping large streamers at the outlets of rivers in the system.
- Fishing for northern pike in lakes throughout Bristol Bay has been good. Try casting spoons, surface lures, or streamers close to shore in shallow weedy bays.
- Fishing has been fair for halibut near Protection Point.
- There are currently no Emergency Orders for the Bristol Bay Management Area.
- Please check the website or call the Dillingham office prior to traveling to Bristol Bay for the latest update.
For additional information, please contact the Bristol Bay Area Office at (907) 842-2427.