Fishing Reports

Fishing Report Aug 16-23, Aug 23-30, and Aug 30-Sept 6 End of Season

Date: August 30, 2023

Silvers ! Lots and lots and lots of Silvers! A perfect description of the last 3 weeks of the season.  The week of August 16-23 provided some classic late Alaska summer weather. Overcast skies provided great fishing conditions. A few sunny afternoons provided a perfect opportunity for guests to enjoy a hike, or a relaxing … Continue reading “Fishing Report Aug 16-23, Aug 23-30, and Aug 30-Sept 6 End of Season”

Fishing Report Aug 2-9 and Aug 9-16

Date: August 16, 2023

Silver season is finally here! The week of August 2-9 saw good numbers of Coho start to enter the river system. Fun was had by all, catching and fighting aggressive Silvers on both fly and spin gear. Two more grand slams came to the net this week, making 8 so far in 2023.  We had some … Continue reading “Fishing Report Aug 2-9 and Aug 9-16”

Fishing report July 19-26 and July 26 – August 2

Date: August 2, 2023

The week of July 19-26 was the annual “ Kids Katch and Kast” week. Overcast days resulted in very active fish. There was significantly less rain than weeks past, and water levels continue to drop. Many anglers were successful in catching King salmon. This week we saw our first handful of Silver salmon push into … Continue reading “Fishing report July 19-26 and July 26 – August 2”

Fishing Report for July 5-12 and July 12-19

Date: July 26, 2023

It’s been another fantastic two weeks on the Goodnews River!  The water temperatures, as well as ambient temperatures, remained cool and consistent, mostly overcast with scattered rain. The week of July 5-12 continued to provide plentiful numbers of sizable King salmon. As most of our Guests this week were from Great Britain, they enjoyed fly fishing … Continue reading “Fishing Report for July 5-12 and July 12-19”

June 21-28 and June 28-July 5

Date: July 17, 2023

What a difference a year makes! Unlike the past 2 seasons, our Guests arrived at the Lodge to find the river much higher and much colder than it has been in the past few seasons, due to the increased snow melt and constant rains. The water temperature hovered around 45F, and combined with overcast conditions … Continue reading “June 21-28 and June 28-July 5”

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