Slow and heavy (flies) has been the name of the game this week.
Bright coho continue to trickle into the Sheep Creek, 5 mile, and 9 mile, but not in the hoards that they were two weeks ago. If you focus your efforts on low tides at 5 and 9 mile, and high or low tides at Sheep creek, you should be able to find some fish! Throw heavy flies such as the black and white Dolly Llama, pink Megawatt, and the chartreuse and white Half n' Half.
We did get a bit of rain the last day or two, so give the channel a tide swing, and the creeks a day or so to clear up. Typically in the dropping of tides and creeks, the coho are acceptionally active. The creek fishing around town has got to be hot at this point. When thinking of going creek fishing around Juneau, you first need to think about flow levels, heavy flies, sink tips, and patience. Try fishing the river banks early or late, if you reach a hole just after another group of anglers, it often is slow sailing for you. Try the Dolly Llama, Hareball Leech, and the Lead Eye Egg Sucking Leech in a variety of colors such as black, purple, pink, and chartreuse.
As October is quickly approaching, the end to our angling season in Juneau is too. We highly suggest getting out and hitting the water this weekend, we can never predict how much longer of the season that we have!
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