Sockeye Salmon Forecast 2014

by Mysticfish on February 27, 2014

Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Forecast 2014


The Cook Inlet Sockeye Salmon Forecast 2014 put out by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game can be viewed here.

Kenai River salmon forecast for sockeye salmon abundance is projected to be right on par with the 20 year average.  The only question will be how many make it in river vs. how many are intercepted in the inlet and the river mouth.  Weather and water conditions along with ADF&G management decisions will affect our in river productivity as sport fishers, but if all goes well, there should be plenty of fish for all.

For the Kenai river salmon escapement from years past, follow this link

You will be able to follow the Kenai River late-run sockeye salmon 2014 progress here.

March is usually the month where I run out of the previous years sockeye and my mouth begins to anticipate the first chrome gift of the coming fishing season.  Tight Lines!

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Simms Fishing Gloves

by Mysticfish on February 13, 2014

Handle with care. Handle as little as possible. Don’t remove fish from the water. These are great rules, but some fish are going to be held for pictures and to help with release. Recognizing this, Simms is working with Montana State University and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Researchers to test the impacts of gloves on fish at the Bozeman Fish Technology Center. Hopefully this will lead to the development of new glove fabric technology that is more fish friendly. Simms is striving to make the best possible products for anglers and fish.  I look forward to the next generation of Simms Fishing Gloves.

Check out the latest video on the Simms Channel – Simms Glove Technology Research



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