08/13/15 - 8:56am
They’re active, acrobatic, prone to chasing bait and, unfortunately susceptible to the hot climate.
Silver salmon fishing, normally picking up this time of year, has been slow to spike on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. In part, it’s due to the clear, hot days, the low water conditions and unseasonably warm water temperatures, said Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Robert Begich.
Still, there’s a draw for chasing the large salmon. The Kenai River is calm, peaceful and the summer crowds have largely disappeared.