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Area Sport Fishing Reports
Bristol Bay

June 15, 2017

Week of June 15 to June 21

Freshwaters

King Salmon

  • Naknek River and Alagnak River Drainages
    • Sport fishing is reported as slow but should begin to improve later this week.
  • Nushagak River Drainage
    • Sport fishing is reported as slow but should improve later this week.
    • The sonar near Portage Creek has been operational since June 7. Counts have now been apportioned by species and a total of 1,321 king salmon have been counted by the sonar through June 14. This is well behind desired levels. Management will be in accordance with the Nushagak/Mulchatna King Salmon Management Plan. Anglers should call 842-2427 for the latest counts and possible in season regulatory changes.
  • Togiak River and Nearby Drainages
    • It is still early for kings in the Togiak River. Sport fishing will not likely be productive until late June.

Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Arctic Grayling

  • Naknek River and Alagnak River Drainages
    • Fishing is reported as good to excellent this week as rainbow trout and Dolly Varden continue to feed on out-migrating sockeye salmon smolt.
  • Togiak River and Nearby Drainages
    • Fishing should be good to excellent.
  • Wood River Lakes System
    • Fishing is very good to excellent in and at the outlets of larger tributaries of the lakes.

Northern Pike

  • Naknek River and Alagnak River Drainages
    • Fishing should be good to very good.
  • Wood River Lake System
    • Fishing should be good along lake and slough shores and in shallow weedy bays.

Saltwaters

Halibut

  • Nushagak Bay
    • Sport fishing should be fair to very good off the coast of Protection Point.

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