Tight Lines: Seward’s Silver Salmon Derby continues

Tight Lines: Seward’s Silver Salmon Derby continues

Coho sport fishing on the Lower Kenai River is picking up but still reported as slow.

Fishing in the Kenai River continues to be fair, with some sockeye still trickling in, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Coho, or silver, salmon sport fishing on the Lower Kenai River is picking up but still reported as slow.

Anglers are reminded that king salmon fishing on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers have closed for the season.

Coho fishing in Seward is picking up as the Seward Silver Salmon Derby continues through Sunday. Anglers are fighting against smacks of jellyfish and pink salmon, but are bringing in a healthy amount of silvers.

Recent reports put silvers closer in toward Caines Head and Fox Island, while trickling into the mouth of Resurrection Bay.

There hasn’t been consistent silver fishing from the shores of Resurrection Bay near town. Halibut fishing in Seward continues to be good.

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