Alaska Fishing

Eagle River Fishing

Fishing in the Eagle River near Anchorage

Fishing in Eagle River Alaska

Eagle River offers a small run of King Salmon, Silver Salmon, and Dolly Varden Char. The season for King Salmon fishing in Eagle river is usually only a few days long, spread over a few long weekends. The legal opening for King Salmon Fishing is typically four consecutive three-day-weekends (Saturday, Sunday, Monday) beginning on Memorial Day weekend. The river is usually closed for the rest of the year for kings.

The area open for king salmon fishing is from Bailey Bridge on the Fort Richardson Army Base, upstream to markers located in the Chugach State Park Eagle River campground, near milepost 12 of the Glenn Highway

Small runs of Silver Salmon and other fish also occur in this river. Bag limits and regulation vary and can change regularly, so before fishing this area it is important to consult the most up to date fishing regulations available.

Salmon in this river are often caught on lures including Spin-n-Glos, Mepps, Vibrax, and Pixees. If permitted by current regulations Salmon Roe can also be a very productive bait.

Visiting other towns in the Kenai Peninsula and Southcentral Alaska? Here are more places to look for Alaska fishing information for the Anchorage Area:
Anchorage, Ship Creek, Campbell Creek, Bird Creek, Anchorage Stocked Lakes, Turnagain Arm and Rivers.

Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula:
Kenai, Nikiski, Soldotna, Homer, Seldovia, Ninilchik, Anchor Point, Kasilof, Sterling, Seward.