Oct – December 2006

10/20/2006 Chilkoot and Chilkat Rivers, Haines, Alaska — Frede Stier and I started fishing on the Chilkoot River directly below Chilkoot Lake. We saw a few salmon rolling and saw other anglers catch a few nice big silver salmon — probably averaging about 15 pounds, but all Frede and I caught was several fat Dolly … Read more

September 2006

09/01/2006 Little Susitna River — I guided a group of 4 guests in the morning each of whom caught a limit of silver salmon. The group caught good numbers of silvers on both Flashtrap Spinners and salmon eggs drifted below ESB Bobbers. I guided an afternoon group of 3 guests each of whom caught and … Read more

August 2006

08/01/2006 Little Susitna River — Greg Acord and I guided 2 chartered boats of 3 guests per boat who caught chum salmon, pink salmon, and sockeye salmon on Flashtrap Spinners and flies. The water level is coming up from the past couple days of rain, and the river is also becoming more dark colored, but … Read more

July 2006

07/01/2006 Susitna River Tributaries — I guided 4 people in the morning who each caught and kept a king salmon. All of the salmon were caught on K-15 Kwikfish. The kings weighed from about 20 – 30 pounds and were in good shape — especially for July kings. Cool cloudy morning weather may have helped … Read more

June 2006

06/01/2006 Little Susitna River — I guided a morning group of 5 guests who caught 4 king salmon. The two smaller salmon were released and I would estimate weights at 5 and 22 lbs. The two larger fish were kept with the largest fish weighing 43 lbs. Two fish were caught on an old style … Read more

May 2006

First Salmon of the Season Already Caught —- as reported back on April 27 — I’ve already caught my earliest ocean-run salmon of the season — for that matter also my earliest ocean-run salmon of any season.    See our January – April 2006 fishing reports to read more about this experience. 05/02/2006 I talked … Read more

Jan – April 2006

01/01/2006 Welcome to the 2006 Fishing Reports! 04/05/2006 ANNUAL ALASKA OUTDOOR SHOWS Wasilla Outdoorsmans Show — This past weekend I presented a seminar on How to Catch a Prize Winning Fish in the Mat-SU King Salmon Derby on two different days. While at the show I took time to look around and noticed some great … Read more