Coho salmon

Summer is slipping into fall, but there’s still lots of good fishing

While I was embattled with an obnoxious woodpecker that was practicing wicked marimba beats on our logs this morning, a huge flock of cranes soared… Continue reading

Kenai kings barely meet goal; record set for salmon catch

The Kenai River kings seem to have met their escapement goal after all, but it was still the lowest return on record. Through Aug. 15,… Continue reading

Fishing for silvers has turned golden

Thar whar bright treasures in them thar high tides near the base of the Spit’s east side over the weekend. Even a half stoned pirate… Continue reading

Still time to put fish in freezer (or canner or smoker or soup pot or…)

As August starts to slowly glissade (“butt scoot” for those of you who consider outdoor recreation as playing “Big Fish” on an iPad) itself down… Continue reading

Fishing for silvers heats up; here’s how you won’t get skunked

Flat Island and Point Pogibshi have been heating up for silvers lately, so maybe those reports from boats fishing elsewhere and claiming things have been… Continue reading

Activity picking up around The Fishing Hole

Lately there have been growing rumors about silvers lurking outside The Fishing Hole.  Until noon Monday I thought those tales were being generated by fishermen… Continue reading

Halibut dining on herring, squid

This summer the “Reeling ‘Em In” gmail inbox has been busier than a confessional booth on the day after Mardi Gras.  There have been questions… Continue reading

Fishing Hole action slow; halibut heats up

Anyone cruising by the Fishing Hole recently must be thinking they would come across more people if they dropped in on a private Pebble mine,… Continue reading

When will silvers show at Fishing Hole?

The vast staff here at the headquarters of “Reeling ’Em In” has received a plethora of inquires as to when the first silvers are going… Continue reading

Fishing Hole runs hard to predict

Eagles are flying over it and seals are poking their heads above its surface, but will fish be in it? That’s the million-dollar question when… Continue reading

Mat-Su blames drift fishery for poor runs

    Bruce Knowles, chairman of the Mat-Su borough’s Fish and Wildlife Commission, is urging sport fishermen to call Gov. Sean Parnell and tell him… Continue reading

2013 salmon numbers look good because of pinks

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released an extensive look at the salmon season just passed mixed with a peek at the one… Continue reading

Salmon lessons not by the book

When it comes to salmon, southern Kenai Peninsula students get an opportunity to set aside textbooks in favor of some hands-on learning, thanks to the… Continue reading

KRSA plans big changes to fish event

For the first time in its 20-year history, the Kenai River Classic will target silver salmon instead of king salmon. After two years of catch-and-release… Continue reading

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