The Fishing Report: August 9, 2018 - Cohos are in Southcentral


  • Fish Creek: Open 7 days a week, 5 am-10pm

  • Cottonwood & Wasilla Creek: Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays 5am-10pm. Check EO

  • Willow Creek: Rainbow Trout fishing is good. Coho are starting to show

  • Deshka: Try fishing at the mouth for Cohos and Pinks

  • Eklutna Tailrace: Coho starting to come in

  • Susitna Drainage: On the Little Susitna, Coho Salmon limits have increased! Check EO

  • Click here for Mat-Su area Emergency orders, including openings and limit increases


  • Ship Creek: Silvers are steady. Try vibrax or cured salmon roe under a slip-bobber

  • Stocked Lakes: Try Beach Lake in Eagle River and Taku Campbell Lake in Anchorage for Rainbow Trout

  • Campbell Creek: Fishing for Coho has been good with the recent rains. Check regs for limits

  • Bird Creek: Anglers are weed through Pinks for the Coho

  • Kenai Peninsula

    • Prince William Sound: Kings being caught around Passage Canal. Pinks are picking up near Valdez

    • Lower Kenai: Closed for Sockeye Salmon effective August 4

    • Russian River/Upper Kenai: Kenai is closed for Sockeye Salmon fishing. Russian River catching has been fair

    • Kenai & Kasilof Rivers: Kenai is closed for Sockeye Salmon fishing. Meanwhile, Kasilof River Sockeye fishing is good

    • Anchor, Ninilchik, Starski, Deep Creek: Cohos are present. Lingcod and Halibut are fair. Clamming tides are open August 9-14. Reminder that only the West side of Cook Inlet is open to clamming.

    • North Gulf Coast: King Salmon fishing has slowed down. A few Sockeye and Coho are showing up

    • Lower Cook Inlet: Halibut are steady. Kings are near Bluff Point and Homer Spit. Coho are present

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