Petersburg Pilot -

By Patrick Fowler
ADF&G Area Management Biologist 

Petersburg Fishing Report



The spring steelhead fishing season is in full swing. Anglers report strong catch rates after recent high water events have subsided. Annual surveys of index streams are ongoing but indicate a strong steelhead run in 2019 for the Petersburg/Wrangell area. Water temperatures are steadily warming and spawning activity is being observed regularly. Anglers can expect several more weeks of fishing opportunity as steelhead continue to enter freshwaters during early May.

Steelhead can be found in many local streams but some of the most popular areas to fish are Petersburg Creek, Big Cre...

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