King salmon fishing to improve in Juneau

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008

King salmon fishing to improve in Juneau

Juneau - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reported that king salmon have moved into local waters and are being caught at the traditional fishing spots.

Last week, it took the average Juneau fisherman 126-rod hours to hook a king. King salmon fishing will improve in the coming weeks and should peak around Memorial Day, according to the department.

Last year, it took 26-rod hours to land a king while the five-year average is 41-rod hours per fish.

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