October 2017 Alaska Fishing Reports

October is usually a month spent preparing for next year’s guided May – early September salmon fishing trips.   Once again I’m building a some new custom fishing rods guests will have the opportunity to fish with on our summer salmon charters.  Typically my winter ice fishing trips do not start until late November. October 2 – … Read more

September 2017 Alaska Fishing Reports

During September we are still targeting silver salmon — mostly on the Little Susitna River.  The earlier part of the month provides better fishing for greater number of silver salmon in the lower river than later in the month.  As the month progresses more of the salmon start to develop a pink or reddish blush … Read more

August 2017 Alaska Fishing Reports

August is our best month for harvesting silver (coho) salmon in the Mat-Su Valley.  We may fish both the Susitna River drainage (including the Deshka River) and the Little Susitna River during August.   Bait fishing is open at most Susitna River drainage locations for the entire month of August, while the Little Susitna River bait … Read more

July 2017 Alaska Fishing Reports

July is the month where our guests may catch all 5 species of Pacific salmon found in Alaska.   In early July king salmon are  the most abundant salmon in both the Little Susitna and Deshka Rivers, but as the month progresses fresh-run chum salmon and then silver salmon both make their appearance on the … Read more

June 2017 Alaska Fishing Reports

June is the peak month for catching king salmon at most Mat-Su Valley fishing locations.  The 2017 season will start with king salmon harvest allowed 7 days per week on both the Little Susitna River and the Deshka River.   On the Deshka River, only, we will be allowed to use scent and bait while … Read more

April – May 2017 Alaska Fishing Reports

Preseason Reservation Opportunity for Open – Water Salmon Fishing Now is a good time to contact us if you are considering making a reservation for our guided Alaska salmon fishing trips for May — early September salmon fishing (907) 746-2199.   Reservations for my personal guide boat have been filling rapidly for the first 3 … Read more