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Fishing report: Good time to chase rainbows

...lull in the numbers of sockeye moving into the Kenai River, now might be a good time to go chasing rainbows. "In the middle river (below Skilak Lake) trout fishing has been fantastic, if you have a boat to get up there," said Scott Miller at...
Conservative start to king fishery called for

...fisheries.According to Fish and Game, bait restrictions can cut anglers' effectiveness in half, and closing the middle river to king salmon fishing will make it even tougher to catch a fish.But, there's still an opportunity for a determined...
Sockeye fishing getting even more crowded

...Bill Bailey's letter (June 26) on crowding on the middle river. Not only are the guides hogging all the prime areas. Red fishing is absolutely crazy on the middle river. Those of us whole live here are really suffering when...
Trout hoppin' as silvers yet to dance [+video]

...silvers are hanging in the lower and middle river. "There are some silvers, you' dropping and is clear in the middle river and that creates problems. So...He said a boat drifting the middle river could get a triple digit catch...
Kenai kings need more spawning protection

...however, we also feel that part of our Kenai River decline can be linked to in-river harvest patterns, fishing on middle river mainstem spawning fish throughout July, insufficient spawning area protections, selective harvest of our larger age-class...
Red season winds down; trout, silvers pick up

...better and better." Use trout beads to imitate eggs coming downstream from sockeye spawning, he said. "Guys in the middle river are still using a lot of salmon roe and shrimp for trout, bait is still out there and it's doing really well for...
State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...would be putting three new toilets on the river, one at Eagle Rock, a new one on the Lower Kenai River and one on the Middle River upstream of Bing's Landing. That money will also be used in the planning for boat launch upgrades at Eagle Rock...
Silver fishing is golden

...surge will return in about a week and the silvers will be stacked strong through mid-September, he said. Up in the middle river, Fenton said he's having his clients throw "hardware" into the river for silvers. Popular right now (meaning...
Seek silvers, discover rainbows

...nearing Skilak Lake, meaning the action is good on the middle river, where rainbows also lurk."For a while it was's been sporadic fishing this month, but with the middle river getting flooded with fish, the action is aplenty now...
Russian River, Kenai River rainbow trout openers set for Monday

...opener is a good time to fish the middle river with bright pink, orange and red...are particularly effective in the middle river, he said. Rainbows caught in...will be especially beneficial to middle river trout fisherman because of drift...


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