The chilkoot river in Haines alaska is still clear and reasonably low despite recent rain. The sockeye run is going strong but you need to get your timing just right. Dolly Varden fishing is picking up as the weather warms and no catches of sea run cutthroat yet. The lutak/chilkoot inlet beach fishing is picking up for dolly varden halibut are in the inlet currently. The pink run should start in July but will be a smaller run than last year.the silver run should be decent. The Chilkat is silty as usual and the sockeye run looks weak although the king run is supposed to be above average. The pink run is supposed to be small this year but silvers should be decent. Tight lines~ Hainesfisherman
The year was 1964. Bellbottoms, bouffants and the Beatles were all the rage. Martin Luther King Jr. had just received the Nobel Peace Prize. And Cassius Clay had delivered his decisive TKO of Sonny Liston.