The Fishing Report Roundup gathers reports from around the web for your easy reference. Reports from multiple sources provide you with an idea of what is happening in an area and where to focus your efforts in the upcoming days. Remember that fishing reports state how conditions are on a specific day or week. Conditions can quickly change since first reported.
Where has everyone been fishing lately? According to Andy Couch at Fishtail River Guides, “There were lots of boats on the river and even with a departure from Deshka Landing before 5 am we had trouble finding an unoccupied location to fish before 6 am.” That said, 3 out of 4 anglers in his boat caught a king on the Deshka.
ADF&G reports king salmon fishing in the Deshka River has been fair and fish have been slowly coming into the Little Su. Kings have also been reported at Eklutna Tailrace. The action has been good for trout anglers. Try fry patterns, egg-sucking leeches, wooly buggers, prince nymphs, and sculpins. Pike and lake fishing are reported as being excellent. See the full report here.
Alaska Fishing Network is anticipates the harvest of Montana Creek kings to resume in 2022. Read their reasoning here.
Mike Lunde, reporting for Fish Alaska Magazine, shows off a chrome king salmon he caught and released from a Susitna River tributary. Mike even shares the flies he has been using to hook these beasts.
Red Beard Anglers spent the week focusing on the Parks Highway’s king salmon catch and release fisheries. Fishing has been good for those hitting the water in the evening. Here are a few tips if you’re headed that way.
KTUU’s Kari Bustamante hits the Deshka River with Drifterz Paradise for this weeks Channel 2 Fishing Report.
Deshka Landing says that with water levels rising on the Susitna River, debris will be washed off gravel bars and headed down stream. Watch out for this floating debris when traveling up and down the river.
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