Bird Creek Fishing
Bird Creek fishing near Anchorage Alaska:
Bird Creek is located about 25 miles south of Anchorage on the Seward Highway. Because Bird Creek is so accessible, it is very popular with Anchorage fishermen, although perhaps not as popular as Ship Creek. Access is from the bridge on the Seward Highway. There is some parking and trail access. Bird Creek offers a great run of Silver Salmon (Coho), as well as small runs of Pink Salmon, Sockeye or Red Salmon, and Chum Salmon. Currently, Bird Creek is closed to King Salmon fishing at all times.
Salmon fishing in Bird Creek Alaska:
Just like in Ship Creek, the Salmon in Bird Creek are very sensitive to the tide. The most productive fishing starts about 2 hours before the high tide. Silver Salmon runs in Bird Creek, usually begin in late July and peak in August.
Popular Lures and Bait in Bird Creek for Coho or Silver Salmon include Salmon Eggs, Coho and streamer flies, spoons and spinners including Vibrax spinners and Pixees. If you are targeting Pink Salmon, streamer flies and small lures including Pixees, Mepps, and Vibrax spinners all work well. Bird Creek also has small runs of Sockeye and Chum Salmon, although these runs are so small they are often not targeted, and these salmon are only occasionally kept as by-catch when targeting Silvers.
Visiting other towns in
Kenai Peninsula and
Here are more places to look for Alaska fishing information for the
Anchorage, Ship Creek, Eagle River, Campbell Creek, Bird Creek, Anchorage Stocked Lakes, Turnagain Arm and Rivers.