Anglers from all over the world flocked to Alaska this summer in hopes of plentiful King and Sockeye Salmon. The greater Anchorage. Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula water sheds were shut down to King Salmon fishing via Emergency Closure. Southeast Alaska also fell victim to low return numbers from the mighty Chinook and was also closed till further notice.
Wildman Lake Lodge on the “Alaska Peninsula” not to be confused with the “Kenai Peninsula” experienced a high volume of both King and Sockeye Salmon. Fly Fisherman were releasing 15-25 King Salmon today with Sport Fishing Anglers releasing even more. No crowds in combination with rivers to ourselves and an abundance of fish made for another memorable King/Sockeye Season here at Wildman Lake Lodge.
It is never to early to book your next trip to Alaska as many anglers are already securing there 2019 spots to Experience Alaska the way it should be. Contact us here at Wildman Lake Lodge or continue checking our fishing reports to see what our clients are enjoying on our local rivers. Sound to good to be true? No Problem! Request references from your area and we will be happy to send you a list of reputable clients from this years productive King Season.
Pictured here is the Wild Child himself releasing his first King caught on our 9 WT Echo fly rod. Proper handling and care is essential to the survival of our King Salmon species. Guide Gregory watches on as Peyton handles the largest fish of his childhood. At 10 years old, even Peyton can cast far enough for a chance at these magnificent fish.