September 2016 Alaska Fishing Reports

I sometimes guide Mat-Su Valley silver salmon trips through September 10.   Depending upon salmon abundances and trip reservations I’ve shut down salmon fishing trips earlier or run them even a bit later into September. September 1, 2016 — I guided a group of 2 guests, 1 of whom harvested a limit of silver (coho) … Read more

August 2016 Alaska Fishing Reports

August is our best month for silver salmon fishing in the rivers of the Mat-Su Valley — and ocean-fresh silver or coho salmon are usually available throughout the entire month.   Check back on this page for daily updates from my guided trips — Andy Couch / Fishtale River Guides August 1, 2016  — I … Read more

July 2016 Alaska Fishing Reports

Our July 2016 Alaska Fishing Reports post results from my guided fishing trips on Mat-Su Valley rivers north of Anchorage, Alaska.  Through July 13 I will be guiding trips for king salmon on the Little Susitna and / or Deshka River.   Starting July 14 my trips will focus on catching coho, chum, pink, and … Read more

June 2016 Alaska Fishing Reports

June is the peak month for catching king salmon at most Mat-Su Valley fishing locations.  In 2016 we’ve scheduled most of our king salmon trips for the Deshka and Little Susitna River where guests have the opportunity to keep king salmon.   At Deshka River anglers may harvest king salmon 7 days per week. while on … Read more

May 2016 Alaska Fishing Reports

May is the month when we usually start guiding our Alaska salmon fishing trips on Mat-Su Valley rivers and streams north of Anchorage and near Palmer, Wasilla, and Willow.  Although I’ve personally caught a king salmon on the first day of May, early May trips are mostly a chance to get out and enjoy our … Read more