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Sports Fishing Report: June 6, 2018

Jun 7, 2018

Issued June 6, 2018

Regulation reminders:

  • The bag limit for Unalaska Bay fresh and saltwaters is 5 salmon per day of which only 2 may be sockeye.
  • The bag limit for the remainder of Unalaska Island is 5 salmon per day all of which may be sockeye or coho.
  • Anglers are reminded that Town Creek (Iliuliuk) is closed to fish for sockeye year round.
  • The saltwaters of Summer’s Bay are open to snagging, however, the freshwaters from the outlet of Summer’s Bay Lake to the ocean are closed to all sportfishing.
  • All freshwaters of Unalaska Island are closed to snagging year round.
  • Anglers are reminded that many of the creeks flowing into Unalaska Bay have closed waters for a portion of the drainage or all of the drainage in some cases. Be sure to keep an eye out for signs marking closed waters and to consult the Southwest Alaska Sportfish regulation booklet for a complete list of sport fishing regulations for Unalaska Bay.

Fishing reports:

  • The most recent fishing reports have only reported good Dolly Varden off local beaches. They are leaving their winter-freshwaters and will be feeding in the near shore waters and should be available to catch from shore in most locations.
  • No reports of any kings harvested in saltwaters have come in yet. King salmon will often follow schools of bait fish to feed and recent reports of large schools of sandlance should mean great fishing!
  • No reports of halibut fishing have come in yet, but fishing should be picking up very soon! Usually by early June halibut have moved into shallower waters and are more accessible to anglers.
  • We also haven’t received any reports of any fish harvested at McClee’s yet either. There will not be a weir there this year, so no counts will be available from the ADFG website.

We are always in need of fishing reports, please call or email us if you get out fishing and can let us know what’s going on!

Contact Tyler Polum at tyler.polum@alaska.gov or 486-1880 for more sport fishing information.