The Baker Lake Sockeye fishery is one that is being looked forward to by a great many anglers this year. 2010 produced good numbers of fish, and 2011 is predicted to be even better.
In the spirit of getting ready for the season, we have compiled a couple of resources that might help with planning for this years sockeye season up on Baker lake.
First, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has a page dedicated to Baker River Sockeye Salmon (which then get turned loose in Baker Lake). The page has updated trap reports and shows the number of fish that are transferred up to the lake. As of June 28, 2011 there were 438 Sockeye trapped and 58 fish transferred up to Baker lake.
Another good resource is the Forest Service page dedicated to the Baker Lake Sockeye fishery. Check this page for boat launch information, a map showing launches, parking information (it gets crowded up there and parking can be a problem).
Check out the Forest Service page on Baker Lake Sockeye for more information.