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Silver fishing picks up; Soldotna angler claims Seward derby title

...somewhat unusual development, anglers are still finding success fishing for sockeye, particularly along stretches of the middle river where the silvers haven't yet arrived. "Normally, we wouldn't talk much about sockeye fishing any more, but...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Reds with shades of pinks, silvers [+video]

...action is good and steady, Pawluk said. Try fishing a flesh pattern, an egg pattern or a combination in the upper and middle river. Pawluk suggested Morgan's Hole or from the shores of Swiftwater Park.
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...
Rainbows gorging, silvers pulsing [+ video]

...not going to look natural to the trout." Monte Roberts, a guide for All Alaska Outdoors, said trout fishing in the middle river has been a little slower due to the massive amount of food in the water. "They are doing well on the little trout...


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