Located near Tonsina, AK
Tonsina River Fishing:
The Tonsina river is part of the Copper River system and stretches approximately 60 miles in length. The Tonsina originates in the Alaskan mountain range and drains out into the Copper river. The key species of Salmon that are most sought after in the Tonsina river are King Salmon, Sockeye, and Coho. The river also offers decent public fishing access. Scroll down to see our Tonsina river fishing access map for exact locations.
When to Fish
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The Salmon season generally begins in May and runs till the end of October .
**See Alaska Department of Fish and Game REGS for exact times.
This fishery generally allows 1 king Salmon over 20″ per day, and up to 10 Chinook under 20″ inches. All other species 3 fish over 16″ per day and up to 10 fish per day under 16″inches.
**See Alaska Department of Fish and Game REGS for exact limits.
One single point barbless hooks only, unscented corky and yarn, jigs or spinners.
Combat Fishing Rating:
Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended! The further up the river the less competition.
Tonsina River Fishing Access:
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