Alaska Sport Fishing....
Sport fishing is the number one sport and outdoor recreation
in Alaska. Alaskans spend their vacations, days off, and time before and
after work fishing. Tourists almost always spend some time fishing for
salmon, halibut, and other Alaska fish. Alaska ranks among the best places in the world for sport
fishing. King salmon weighing over 50 pounds are common. Sockeye salmon enter Alaska's waters in the millions.
Pink salmon, while smaller, are even more plentiful. Silver salmon may be, pound for pound, the best fighters.
can weigh 300 pounds or more. Rainbow trout are abundant in area rivers
& lakes, supplemented by regular stocking.
Calendar -- With
salmon fishing, timing is everything. You need to be in the
right place at the right time. Lists fishing locations rated
as "excellent" based on results. Where to fish info.
To Catch Fish -- Discusses equipment and fishing methods for salmon, halibut and
trout. Rod & tackle combinations and fishing techniques
for various fish species, including King Salmon, Red Salmon,
Silver Salmon, Chum Salmon, Pink Salmon, Halibut, and Rainbow
Maps -- To help you find the fishing spots.
There are plenty of good salmon fishing areas within driving range of
Anchorage. This site focuses on
popular salmon fishing locations in Southcentral Alaska, including the Matanuska-Susitna
Valley and the Kenai Peninsula.
Weather & Tides -- Local and Marine weather forecasts. Weather
links; satellite and Doppler radar images; Alaska climate; tide information.
Links -- Fishing information from
Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game, including fishing regulations, fishing
and online fishing license purchase. Also, lists of fishing charters,
aircraft charters, lodges, and general interest links on Alaska,
sport fishing, and travel to Alaska.
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