Coho salmon are present in and entering freshwater drainages in good numbers and will continue to do so through September. Fishing for the hatchery return at the Klawock River is excellent with lots of fish in the river
Water conditions on the Situk River are good right now. The current CFS is in the mid-400’s making for decent wading conditions. The forecast calls for a weather break over the weekend which should make fishing conditions good through early next week.
The Boone and Crockett Club is cautiously hopeful that today’s decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reanalyze the status of the wolf under the Endangered Species Act will put science ahead of politics.
The Haines Sporstmen’s Association is sponsoring the 3rd annual Silver Salmon Derby, open now through October 29. Tickets are $25, available at both the Alaska Sport Shop and Outfitter Sporting Goods in Haines.