Anglers are telling us that they are seeing very few, if any catch-able Sockeye Salmon. The Rainbow Trout fishing has been pretty good. Silvers have been caught here and there, but with the opening of bait, expect Silver fishing to be slow. Sockeye Salmon fishing on the Kasilof River continues to be steady from the outlet of Tustumena Lake all the way to the lower holes of the lower river. With bigger water and limited food, they are hard to come by. Midlands. More chrome fish are around than in previous reports, but still not many. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - The Middle Kenai River is back to being quite low with most Pink Salmon having spawned and died off. Anglers are reporting decent action but lots and lots of pressure from anglers. There are not as many pinks around as the Kenai River, so a much better fishing experience overall. 7/12/2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The number of second run Kings is improving. Santee Cooper(Stumphole Area)Upper End Of Lake Marion Photos, Topic: Santee Cooper(Stumphole Area)Upper End Of Lake Marion Photos  (Read 4275 times), Re: Santee Cooper(Stumphole Area)Upper End Of Lake Marion Photos, Quote from: tmiller2 on December 10, 2007, 04:59:58 PM, U.S. COAST GUARD, Safety Instructor,Inspector, AUX. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - The Middle Kenai River is back to normal winter flows for this time of year. Most anglers have had good luck on eggs/spin-n-glos as well as sardine-wrapped kwikfish. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - Flooding has subsided on the Middle Kenai River. The trout fishing has been good, but in small pockets. The Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden fishing has been decent, but is still slow. Several folks are attempting to Sockeye fish. 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. We hooked 12 fish and had some epic battles all day. August is the time of year when the last Sockeye Salmon enter the Kenai River, Kasilof River and Russian River. from Cooper Landing to Sterling or Soldotna to Cooper Landing, etc.. since there are plenty of fishing opportunities available in those respective communities. We will be hitting the water soon checking our gear, scouring the river for fish and making sure we bring that information back to you ASAP. Trout fishing during October can still be outstanding as there is usually an abundance of food in the river from all of the dead salmon. Customers aboard the Miss Brooke of Brookings Fishing Charters hold the salmon they caught July 20 two miles out of the harbor. Remember, it is important to release big spawning fish, especially wild hens. Only a few bursts of fish are coming up from the confluence area with the Kenai River. Sign in to make your opinion count. UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The Upper Upper Kenai River (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) is still seeing very light pressure. JULY 23, 2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - NEW EMERGENCY ORDERS taking place this coming Friday July 24th, extending through July 31st - No fishing for King Salmon on the entire Kenai River and No Bait on the entire Kenai River. Rainbow Trout fishing is excellent on the Russian River currently. Further, Sockeye Salmon limits have increased from 3 fish per day/6 in possession to 6 fish per day/12 in possession. Anglers have struggled to catch a limit. There are hundreds of anglers each day to say the least. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - The Middle Kenai River is back to being quite low with most Pink Salmon having spawned and died off. Silvers are around, but they have been fished over a lot and are relatively stale. RUSSIAN RIVER REPORT - Still very weak numbers of Sockeye Salmon returning to the Russian River as of this report. Remember, it is important to release big spawning fish, especially wild hens. The Upper Kenai River Refuge (Sportsman’s Landing to Jim’s Landing and/or Upper Skilak Lake Campground Boat Launch) has been fishing well for Sockeye Salmon. Better fishing is happening with each passing day. That evening we also spent time with John from KTVA news. The salmon are generally red in color right now. For directions to Stumphole Landing, click Maps and Directions or visit their website. Remember, Silver (Coho) Salmon fishing closed on November 1st. There are still pockets of Pink Salmon spawning and the trout fishing has been good. doug. 6/27/2020 - RUSSIAN RIVER REPORT - Despite better numbers of Sockeye Salmon reaching the weir on the Russian River over the past few days, anglers are still reporting very slow action. It has been quite crowded lately. RUSSIAN RIVER REPORT - (NO CHANGE) Some second run Sockeye Salmon are beginning to show up; however, many of them are red. Greater numbers of fish showing up daily. It is by no means on fire, but there are Sockeye Salmon to be caught. 19 0. Now you can vew the latest catch reports, conditions, trip … Trout fishing on the Middle Kenai is good as more and more food is present with filleting of salmon. We had folks celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary from Wasilla, AK. Coho (Silver) Salmon fishing is starting to pick up, but many anglers are reporting slow action for them. We have had several opportunities to get out in the boat as well as walk-in opportunities near Cooper Landing. Fishing Reports. Silver Salmon fishing has been slow. This makes them travel at low light hours - a few chrome fish are around, but not many. Action is still slow with no bait and single hook. Report. Action for the second run of Kenai River Sockeye Salmon is slow so far. Many anglers are able to fish for Sockeye a week or so into August. Silver Salmon fishing has been decent, but not many new fish have shown up. Trout fishing is decent on the Middle Kenai River; however, with bigger water and limited food, they are hard to come by. Action for the second run of Kenai River Sockeye Salmon is slow so far. Very few fish have been spotted making their way up to the falls. Although it's no more than a 15 minute paddle, you have to cross open water to get to the submerged forest. Anglers are responsible for deciding what species to fish for, what methods to use, and where and when to fish. There are King Salmon entering the river every day, but in small numbers. Thank you so much for checking out our Kenai River Fishing Report! KASILOF RIVER REPORT - Recent Emergency orders have moved King Salmon fishing on the Kasilof River to Catch and Release Only (Still Single Hook and No Bait). Fishing trips for King (Chinook) Salmon, Sockeye (Red) Salmon, Coho (Silver) Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden. At the confluence with the Kenai River, anglers are having a little more success hooking up and limiting. A slow return and low numbers have prompted this decision. The Russian River is fishing really tough. Sockeye fishing on the Kenai River continues to be decent near the confluence. READ FULL EMERGENCY ORDER HERE. anglers who fish the entire day have been able to come close to a limit. It is still closed to bait and is single hook only. Thank you so much for checking out our Kenai River Fishing Report! UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The “Upper Upper Kenai River” (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) has been fishing good for Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden. Contact; Newport Landing Newport Beach, CA. A few straggler Sockeye Salmon have been spotted, but not nearly enough fish to justify spending a day chasing. Boy do we need it to rain for 5 straight months, That is just awful, I hope you can get some rain there. For more information, visit Stumphole Landing during business hours or call (803) 826-6111. Learn more about our Kenai River Fishing Guide service. RUSSIAN RIVER REPORT - Rainbow Trout fishing is slowing down but is still good in spots on the Russian River. Also have vacation rentals. Order Online Tickets Tickets See Availability Directions {{::location.tagLine.value.text}} Sponsored Topics. A decent push of King Salmon has started to show up. Both the upper and lower Kasilof River have been fishing quite well for Sockeye Salmon. Look for action to pick up as more fish will move in soon. As long as you can stand to be out in the cold, the fish will be willing to cooperate! The weather didn’t disappoint either. The mandate prohibits travel from long distances for recreation during this time and we ask that you consider whether or not you are traveling to Cooper Landing from areas with a number of Coronavirus cases and whether or not it is necessary. During this time of year, it is important to stress even more the importance of handling wild trout with extreme care. Fish have been caught from the lake all the way to the tidal water. Though the Kasilof River is closing to bait soon, the tides continue to bring lots and lots of fish. Whether you’re into back trolling or fly fishing, the opportunities for the first run of King Salmon on these rivers is certainly a great reason to get out there. There was action from start to finish! When up to help Bob with his Mom's boat dock at Lake Murray. It depends on the section of the river, but anything from T8 -T14 on floating lines will help your flies get down into the strike zone. Very few fish have been caugut. UPPER KENAI RIVER TO EXPERIENCE A GLACIAL DAM OUTBURST. Some Silver Salmon have shown up (Remember Silver/Coho fishing on the Russian River runs from July 1 - September 30 ONLY). Skilak Lake is still ice-free for the time being. There are pockets of silvers around, but not in big numbers. A few straggler Sockeye Salmon have been spotted, but not nearly enough fish to justify spending a day chasing. 6/15/2020 - Another tough day on the Russian River for Sockeye as only about 414 Sockeye Salmon have passed the weir. UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The “Upper Upper Kenai River” (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) has been fishing well (ok to good fishing) lately and is still seeing light pressure. Kasilof River Fish Count. Several Pink Salmon have also shown up as well as a few Coho (Silver) Salmon. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - Coho Salmon action on the Middle Kenai River has been slow to decent depending on who you ask. We offer Fly Fishing, Spin Fishing and Bait Fishing guided fishing charters. 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. « Fishing Report Search. MIDDLE KENAI RIVER REPORT - Some anglers have been trying to catch Sockeye Salmon. KASILOF RIVER REPORT - BAIT AND MULTIPLE HOOKS ARE CLOSED FOR THE SEASON on the Kasilof River. Rainbow Trout fishing on dry flies and nymphs, etc… has been good. Stumphole Landing is listed in the Campgrounds category located in Elloree, SC. A few pockets of Silver Salmon are spawning. I have heard some good reports from that area from duck hunters. Remember, Silver (Coho) Salmon fishing closed on November 1st. The “Upper Kenai River Refuge” (Sportsman’s Landing to Jim’s Landing/Lower Skilak Lake Campground) is also experiencing a high water event. Very few second run King Salmon have been caught as well. This has made them travel at low light hours. Many anglers are posting daily limits. 6/2/2020 - More action on this day as we had a continuation of our previous trip. Anglers are reporting a few Sockeye caught here and there and the 2nd run hasn’t “shown up” just yet. 6/16/2020 - The Upper Kenai Refuge showed some signs of a few Sockeye Salmon around in the morning. 7/5/2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - Lots of boats have been King Salmon fishing over the July 4th weekend. The “Upper Kenai River Refuge” (Sportsman’s Landing to Jim’s Landing/Lower Skilak Lake Campground) is busy with lots of angling pressure. More chrome fish are around than in previous reports, but still not many. Several anglers and guides have reported limiting often. 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. This section of river is seeing heavy angling pressure. In addition to soft plastics, swimbaits and crankbaits will produce in shallow water. It is also improving on the upper Kenai River Refuge (Sportsman’s Landing to Jim’s landing and/or Upper Skilak Lake Campground). Sockeye Salmon fishing on the Lower Kenai River is very good right now with good numbers of fish coming in on each tide. Trout fishing is good and there are some silver salmon around (many have turned red, but there are still some fresh ones around). hundreds of anglers have been on the banks daily attempting to catch Sockeye. Typically this time of year, off-white, brown, black and olive are our go-to colors for streamers in the 2”-4” range. Most of the fishing opportunities in May center around the first run of salmon coming up the Kenai River and the Kasilof River. The Sockeye Salmon fishing is dismal due to a low return and low water conditions. September is when the Kenai Peninsula can get red hot for fishing. KASILOF RIVER REPORT - The Kasilof River has seen good pushes of Sockeye Salmon lately. Stumphole Landing, Elloree: See 23 unbiased reviews of Stumphole Landing, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #1 of 3 restaurants in Elloree. This is a great time to stay inside, tie some flies and keep warm! For South Carolina crappie pro Whitey Outlaw, however, catching swamp slabs is all in a day’s work. We’re starting to get into the nymphing pre-spawn fishing methods for Rainbow Trout. There are only a few chrome fish present, but anglers have reported more and more chrome fish the past few days. Long Range Reports; Boats; Fishing Guides; Fishing Spots; Landings; Fish; Network; About. Some good trout fishing has been reported. RUSSIAN RIVER REPORT - (NO CHANGE) Second run Sockeye Salmon are beginning to show up; however, many of them are red. Great food and friendly people. Both the upper and lower Kasilof River have been fishing quite well for Sockeye Salmon. For the second half of the day, we spent the afternoon with the brothers from Midnight Sun Solar. As we head towards January, look for similar conditions with the Coho Salmon Spawn tapering off. 4-4-2019. Cooper Landing Fishing Guide, LLC, Mile Marker 48 Sterling Highway, Cooper Landing, United States, NEW EMERGENCY ORDERS RELEASED FOR THE KENAI RIVER AND KASILOF RIVERS FOR KING SALMON AND SOCKEYE SALMON, Kasilof River early run King Salmon Restrictions, KENAI RIVER AND KASILOF RIVER FISHING CALENDAR. We would like to keep our community safe and healthy at this time. Remember: with freezing temperatures, it is not recommended that anglers remove trout from the water. We were highlighting Cooper Landing Fishing Guide, LLC and the impacts of the Coronavirus on the 2020 season as well as the Swan Lake Fire of 2019. It is still possible to get a limit, but it is much harder than previous years. That being said, the Kenai River is starting to shape up for the start of a good pre-spawn spring season for Rainbow Trout on both the Upper and Middle sections of the river. Sockeye Salmon have been spotted, but not nearly enough fish to justify spending a day chasing and many are quite red in color. Trout fishing on the Middle Kenai is improving as more and more food is present with filleting of salmon. FLOODING FROM THE UPPER KENAI RIVER SHOULD BE HITTING THE LOWER RIVER SOON. Also, targeting and removing Silver Salmon is illegal this time of year. AUGUST 18, 2020 - LOWER KENAI RIVER REPORT - Pink Salmon are hitting the river in big numbers lately. UPPER KENAI RIVER REPORT - The “Upper Upper Kenai River” (Bridge to Sportsman’s Landing) is still seeing light pressure and the Rainbow Trout/Dolly Varden fishing has been fair to good. A few Pink Salmon have also shown up as well as some Silver (Coho) Salmon. I did not plan to go fishing this trip since the weather was COLD. 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