August 2022 Alaska Fishing Reports

August Fishing / Coho Salmon Fishing August is our best month for catching and harvesting coho (silver salmon).  Our guided salmon fishing trips are some of the closest available boat charters from Anchorage.   We are booking  reservations for August 2022 coho salmon fishing trips– with many prime fishing dates still available — NOTE:   … Read more

September 2022 Alaska Fishing Reports

Alaska Fishing News September 2022 Custom spinners + Custom Rods =  Custom Fishing Fun! September Salmon Catching Opportunities While our guest still catch some ocean-fresh chrome coho salmon primarily in early September, there is a much greater abundance of rosy-hued coho salmon migrating up Mat-Su Valley streams as daily temperatures start to cool.  Bait fishing … Read more

January – February 2021 Alaska Fishing Reports

January – February Alaska Fishing Reports 2021 –  New Year’s 2021 Fishing Opportunities — I will be guiding ice fishing trips from January through March and possibly into early April, depending upon safe ice conditions. Ice fishing trips are primarily in the Palmer area for rainbow trout, and or landlocked salmon, Arctic char.  I hope … Read more

March / April 2021 Alaska Fishing Reports

March / April Ice Fishing Reports 2021 March is one of my favorite months for guiding ice fishing trips, as daylight hours are much longer than earlier in the winter — and daily temperatures start warming up as well.   Both of these changes make for a more comfortable and enjoyable ice fishing experience.   Depending upon … Read more

June 2021 Alaska FIshing Reports

June Alaska Fishing Reports 2021 June is our best month for catching large ocean-run king salmon.  This tour is one of our most uniquely Alaskan tours fishing for the official Alaska State Fish and our largest salmon species in the state.  Kings are bulldog fighters with both strength and endurance.  For those who would like … Read more

July 2021 Alaska Fishing Reports

July Alaska Fishing Reports 2021 During July 2021 — Fishtale’s Alaska salmon fishing trips targeted king salmon through July 12 — then transitioned to targeting silver (coho) salmon, chum salmon, and pink salmon from July 13 through the end of the month. Thursday July 1, 2021 — Deshka River — I guided a morning group of 2 guests, … Read more

August 2021 Alaska Fishing Report

COVID-19 Requirements for Travelers to Alaska   August Fishing Reports 2021 August is our best month for catching and harvesting coho (silver salmon).  We have had more reservations than usual in 2021 — but still have some availability starting August 17 — note please call to discuss availability  — 907-746-2199. August 1, 2021 — I guided … Read more

September 2021 Alaska Fishing Reports

COVID-19 Requirements for Travelers to Alaska   September Fishing Reports 2021 September 1, 2021 — I guided a group of 4 guests, each of whom caught a limit of coho salmon — although all of them did not keep a limit.    They selectively kept 7 silver salmon and released darker fish.   Fish were … Read more

October 2021 Alaska FIshing Reports

COVID-19 Requirements for Travelers to Alaska   October Fishing Reports 2021 October 1, 2021 —   Call for information — or to make a reservation  (907) 746-2199.  For our next Alaska Salmon Fishing Report — please go to our November 2021 Alaska Fishing Reports page.