Naknek River - Bristol Bay, Alaska Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Naknek River - Bristol Bay, Alaska Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Silver salmon are in the river. Rainbows are being caught behind spawning King salmon in the Rapids area.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naknek River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Crystal Creek Lodge

Water flow: 10000 CFS

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: all day

Best stretch: King Salmon ramp to Naknek Lake

Best access point: Crystal Creek Lodge's dock

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

no hatches of significance.

Fish species:

Fishing season: June 8 (trout opening day) through April 30

Nearest airport: King Salmon, Alaska (AKN)

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Naknek River Description

The Naknek River has world-renowned Rainbow Trout and salmon fishing. The River is 35 miles long between Naknek Lake and the Bering Sea. Most fishing takes place in upper 15 miles of the River beyond the reach of tide water. The Naknek River is a swift flowing, dropping from an elevation of 34 ft. at Naknek Lake to sea level in 35 miles, yet the greatest drop is within the top ten miles of the river as it cuts ...

Techniques & Tips

swing rabbit haired leech patterns with spey rods for Rainbow Trout, Sockeye Salmon. Larger tackle same technique for King Salmon

7-Day Forecast

Excellent Silver Salmon and Rainbow Trout fishing

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