It took over 6 hours to get a bite, but when it's a king salmon and you're using a fly, that's a pretty good day. It took over 20 minutes to land this fish. I started fishing at 4 a.m., and landed this fish around 10 a.m. This week the writer's conference begins. The high tides are bringing in more kings, and there's rumors the sockeyes will be early this year. Rocket and I are having a great time in Alaska.