Spring Alaska Kings Have Arrived
May 27, 2017 Cooper Landing 2 photos

Trip Summary

There is no better indicator that spring has sprung in Alaska then the arrival of Alaska King salmon in the rivers. Highly prized and notoriously elusive the Alaska king is extremely rewarding to catch. The recent high tides have brought with them pods of sea bright fish and exciting battles on the ends of our lines. Averaging 15-25 pounds this years springers are fat and healthy. These powerful fish have fast moves and they can put even the most experienced angler to the test. We had three lines in the water on Saturday and we landed two beautiful kings and lost two more, one of which was a real lunker. On Sunday the tide brought a few less fish with it. We had four lines in the water and we landed two out of the three fish we hooked up to. The run is just beginning to pick up steam and the fishing should continue to improve over the next few weeks.
Mike Adams
Cooper-landing, Alaska, United States
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Alaskan Angling Adventures offers you the chance to fish in search of King, Silver, and Sockeye Salmon, as well as Dolly Varden and Rainbow Trout. Launching out of Cooper Landing, Sterling or Kasilof you will be fishing in the heart of the Chugach Nationa...

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