The annual stampede for Russian River sockeye kicked off on June 11 after a midnight opener saw several hundred people descend on the campgrounds for their first chance at area's red salmon.
By 10 p.m.
I fished for many years before asking myself any hard questions. A few years ago, I finally asked, "What's fun about getting the best of a fish?" I had no good answers, which probably explains my hesitation to ask.
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As of Wednesday morning, anxious anglers had already started to converge on the Russian and upper Kenai rivers in anticipation of today's opening. And early reports indicate there will be some fish there, too.