Pyramid Fly Co. Home / The Crew / Services / Pyramid Lake Guide Trips; 1/2 Day Trip; Trophy Pursuit Trips; Group Trips; Clinics / Gallery / Contact / Contact; PARTNERS; Subscribe; Live Webcast / Shop Flies/Book a Trip / Fishing Reports / December 08, 2020 "Let em Run" 12/8/2020 December 08, 2020 / Capt Rob. UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - (NO CHANGE)The “Upper Upper Kenai River” (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) is still seeing very light pressure with decent to good Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden fishing. No fishing for King Salmon on the entire Kenai River and No Bait on the entire Kenai River. 07-31-2012, 08:34 PM #2. gabowman. The “Upper Kenai River Refuge” (Sportsman’s Landing to Jim’s Landing/Lower Skilak Lake Campground) is experiencing typical amounts of angling pressure with many anglers choosing to target Sockeye Salmon. 6/29/2020 - Much of the same conditions for all the previously reported rivers and their sections. Be sure to arrive early and be patient with other anglers, pedestrians, wildlife and boats. RUSSIAN RIVER REPORT - Some second run Sockeye Salmon are beginning to show up; however, many of them are red. The Kasilof River fished well from the Traps all the way down through the tide. There are good numbers of fish coming in on each tide. We are Kenai River fishing guides operating trips for Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden. Trout fishing is good and some Silver Salmon (Coho Salmon) are also being caught. Be sure to check ADF&G regulations for the stretch of river you are looking to fish. Book early! There is very light angling pressure all along the river. A slow and sluggish start to the second run of fish to say the least on the Lower Kenai River. Some Silver Salmon have shown up (Remember Silver/Coho fishing on the Russian River runs from July 1 - September 30 ONLY). Be sure to check ADF&G regulations for the stretch of river you are looking to fish. You should also have success with woolly bugger and other smaller streamer patterns. June 11th brought on the Rainbow Trout opener on the Upper and Middle Kenai River. Rainbow Trout fishing on dry flies and nymphs, etc… has been good. Skilak Lake is still ice-free for the time being. UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The “Upper Upper Kenai River” (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) is ice-free above the bridge in Kenai Lak. These photos were taken yesterday from the dock at the public landing at Stump Hole yesterday.The 1st photo is looking to the left going towards Halfway Swamp.The 2nd photo is looking straight across at the woods.The 3rd photo is to the right looking a little more toward the river & the last photo is to the right looking toward the main lake.The lake only lacks 3 tenths from being 10 feet low. The “Upper Kenai River Refuge” (Sportsman’s Landing to Jim’s Landing/Lower Skilak Lake Campground) is back to normal winter flows with some good trout fishing reported. We’ve yet to see the first King Salmon on a fly rod this season, but we’ll be out testing later this week. They are walking to their pools to hunt! Boat Slips, Bait & Tackle, Gas, Oil, Launch Ramp, Food, Lodging, Swimming, Camping, Fishing Pier. It did come back to full pool and has now dropped to 4 foot below normal pool. Alaska Fishing Report for the Kenai River, Kasilof River & Russian River. Action for the second run of Kenai River Sockeye Salmon is slow so far. We had several opportunities on spin-n-glos and eggs and managed to land a nice one before the morning half day was over. The Rainbow Trout fishing on the Russian is still quite good. Please use caution when fishing and floating the Upper Kenai River over the next week or so. Thank you so much for checking out our Kenai River Fishing Report! I know its tought but it will come back in time. Legal. Some groups of Sockeye Salmon (a hundred or so at a time) came through at just the right time. Kenai River Fishing Report for November 2020: November kicked off some of the first and most prolific spawning for Coho (Silver Salmon) on both the Upper and Middle Kenai River. 6/4/2020 - We took an evening 6 hour trip on the Kasilof River on Thursday. KASILOF RIVER REPORT - BAIT AND MULTIPLE HOOKS ARE CLOSED FOR THE SEASON on the Kasilof River. This makes for excellent Rainbow Trout/Dolly Varden Fishing. Much of the first run of Sockeye Salmon is over although there are a few fish around from the second run. The Rainbows are starting to spread out before the return of the second run of Sockeye Salmon. We are currently booking fishing trips for June, July, August, September and October! Some of the typical holes they like to hold in along the Russian River. The river is rapidly rising, making some banks nearly impossible to Sockeye Fish. I have decided to no longer guide on Mill Creek due to the crazy price increase in launch fees and stupid Crappie limits on what size fish you are allowed to keep and I will also be no longer Guiding on Lake Sara. READ FULL EMERGENCY ORDER HERE. The river is rapidly rising, making some banks nearly impossible to Sockeye Fish. It is still very early to target the 2nd run of Sockeye just yet in the Refuge. North and South Carolina Fishing, North and South Carolina Hunting, Carolina Sportsman Magazine, for over 23 years the leading authority on Carolina Fishing & Hunting, Daily Carolina Fishing & Hunting Reports, Fishing & Hunting News, Your most complete North and South Carolina Fishing & … UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The “Upper Upper Kenai River” (bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) is still seeing very light pressure. Trout fishing is decent on the Middle Kenai River. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - Coho Salmon action on the Middle Kenai River has been slow to decent depending on who you ask. Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden fishing is better in some spots. Big bass. A slow return and low numbers have prompted this decision. Both the upper and lower Kasilof River have been fishing quite well for Sockeye Salmon. King Salmon fishing is improving with decent numbers being caught and released. they have been posting pictures from anglers who send them in. Redondo Special Fish Count Sunday December 27th PM trip 17... more » Redondo Beach Sportfishing Redondo Beach Sportfishing 12-27-2020 Big Reds and whitefish . 7/15/2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - Recent Emergency Orders by Alaska Fish & Game have moved all King Salmon Fishing to catch and release ONLY in all areas where it is legal to target King Salmon on the Kenai River. KASILOF RIVER REPORT - King Salmon on the Kasilof River has been very slow lately. With bait closed, these behemoths are still hard to come by. With the current COVID-19 pandemic mandates in place, it is important to only travel when it is an absolute necessity as to not spread the Coronavirus and endanger our fellow anglers and neighbors. Coho Salmon action on the Middle Kenai River has been slow to decent depending on who you ask. The days are the shortest they’ll be all year, the weather is unpredictable and the shoreline can be icy, etc… Despite the challenges of winter fishing in Alaska, December can produce some nice trout. Santee Cooper Country. We would like to keep our community safe and healthy at this time. DECEMBER 22, 2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - N/A. Several Pink Salmon have also shown up as well as a few straggler Coho (Silver) Salmon. The river is rapidly rising, making some banks nearly impossible to Sockeye Fish. Holes like the Traps all the way down to Last Chance were good. For more information, visit Stumphole Landing during business hours or call (803) 826-6111. Check out our KENAI RIVER AND KASILOF RIVER FISHING CALENDAR for more information! Anglers have reported very slim pickings on the Russian River. 7/18/2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - Recent Emergency Orders by Alaska Fish & Game have moved all King Salmon Fishing to catch and release ONLY in all areas where it is legal to target King Salmon on the Kenai River. The orders extend through July 31st. Both the upper and lower Kasilof River have been fishing quite well for Sockeye Salmon. Anglers are reporting a few Sockeye caught here and there and the 2nd run hasn’t “shown up” just yet. Only around 15,000 Sockeye Salmon have made it past the weir on the Russian River as a part of the fish count procedure. UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The Upper Upper Kenai River (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) is still seeing very light pressure. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - Sockeye Salmon are still being caught on the Middle Kenai River. Sockeye fishing on the Kenai River continues to be decent near the confluence. Many anglers choosing to target Sockeye Salmon. The fishing has improved as many anglers are reporting daily limits of 3 Sockeye Salmon each. Rockport Fishing Report Dec 23, 2020 GOOD. If you happen to get out on the water immediately after commercial fishing pressure, you may find slow days. A few pockets of Silver Salmon are spawning. Sign in to make your opinion count. OCTOBER 30, 2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - As a reminder, Silver Salmon (Coho Salmon) fishing on the Kenai River ends soon. KASILOF RIVER REPORT - (NO CHANGE) Recent Emergency orders have moved King Salmon fishing on the Kasilof River to Catch and Release Only (Still Single Hook and No Bait). Remember, Silver (Coho) Salmon fishing closed on November 1st. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - The Middle Kenai River (Lower Skilak Lake Campground to Bing’s Landing) is still fishing well for Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden. 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