Copper River Fishing

Q: I would like to fish on the Copper River for silver salmon. Do I need a guide?

A: The Copper River is great for fishing. Without knowing the area I would encourage you to hire a guide service. It can be a dangerous river due to the swift current and some of the best fishing areas are not accessible by car. Having a boat is a more desirable way to access excellent fishing grounds. We recommend Alaska River Wranglers.

Comments

  1. Bruce
    February 7th, 2013 | 6:46 am

    When is the best time and place to fish for salmon and how much does it cost.

  2. February 7th, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    Bruce – the salmon fishing season is somewhat dependent on what region or river and the type of salmon you are seeking to fish for. Here is a general timeline of the salmon season:

    May 1 – Sept 30 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Halibut
    May 1 – July 20~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Saltwater Kings
    May 1 – July 31~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Kenai River Kings (mid June probably peak)
    June 10 – August 15 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Sockeye Salmon (earlier is generally better)
    June 10 – Oct 31 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Rainbow Trout (Aug/Sept best)
    August 15 – Sept 30 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Silver Salmon (tends to be better later)
    August on even years ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Pink Salmon

  3. E. Thayer
    January 20th, 2017 | 10:27 pm

    Please send a brochure. Would like a fishing package

    E. Thayer
    6158 so. 93 st
    Lincoln, NE
    68526

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