The Fishing Report: July 5, 2018 - Ship Creek closed but Anchorage lakes are hot for sport fishing

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  • All Susitna drainages are still closed for kings, but there are other species that are fishing well.

  • Parks Highway streams have been great for rainbow trout, Dollies, and Grayling.

  • For the holiday weekend, make sure to check out stocked lakes such as Seymour Lake and Diamond Lake for family fun.

  • Kings are still being reeled in at Eklutna Tailrace. Try fishing roe under a bobber or a vibrax for best results.

  • Ship Creek is now closed to all sport fishing through July 13 when silvers start coming in.

  • Nearly all lakes in Anchorage are producing for anglers. Be sure to check out Taku Campbell Lake and Sand Lake for family fishing!

  • Campbell Creek is open for sportfishing in certain areas for rainbows and dollies. Make sure to check the regs before you go.

  • Prince William Sound continues to be steady for kings. Ling Cod is now open and the limit is 1 per day and 1 in possession.

  • The Russian/Kenai River sanctuary is open for sockeye and limits have increased! New limit is 6 per day and maximum 12 in possession until midnight on July 14th.

  • Meanwhile, the rest of the Kenai is fishing a bit slower until the second run begins. Try SouthBank Funny River this weekend but be ready to put in some time.

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