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Alaska Salmon Fishing – Where to Go

Date: January 5, 2012

Are you craving a chance to do some Alaska Salmon fishing? There is nothing like it – and the greatest part about this is that Alaska is the best place to fish for Salmon. You can connect with several charters and connect with several lodges in order to meet your needs for your next Alaska fishing trip and I am going to cover some great places that you can go to enjoy chasing your Salmon!

Alaska Salmon Fishing: Where the Salmon Are

Lodge guest with salmon caught on the Kenai River.
There are several places that you can check out when it comes to fishing for Salmon including Sitka, Ketchikan, Juneau, Petersburg and more.

So, when you want to do some Alaska Salmon fishing, where do you go? Those who really want to catch the King Salmon always gravitate to the Gulf of Alaska.

After all, don’t you want to go where the big fish are? Alaska is no doubt the home of fresh caught Salmon, but in order to get the very best and largest quantities, you must know where to find them!

Alaska Salmon Fishing: Location, Location, Location
Young man with freshly caught King Salmon.
Did you know that those lodges closest to the Gulf of Alaska are the ones that are subject to catching the most Salmon? Generally you will find Salmon as well as King Salmon, so don’t be surprised when you make a big catch.

Keep in mind that even if a particular type of Salmon usually spawns in certain river systems, they aren’t limited to those systems only. Because Salmon swim upstream it is likely that Salmon you can catch in Alaska are from surrounding areas including Canada, Washington, Oregon and even California.

It’s important that you know what your options are if Salmon are what you wish to catch, because there are many areas where Salmon are present, but not for an entire season. If Salmon are what you want, why miss out when you don’t have to? At Denise Lake Lodge we will make sure you catch your share of Alaskan Salmon.

Alaska Salmon Fishing: Get Close to the Water
If you want to be sure that you get a steady supply of Salmon, always look for those lodges and centers that are closest to any beach areas.

Although you may not consider Alaska the place to go for fun in the sun, it is a great place to go for fishing for Salmon! The closer you can get to the edge of the land where it meets the water, the better your chances are.
Alaskan lake.
This is why the location is everything when you are looking for the best in cold-water fish! To get the best in Alaska Salmon fishing, it is best to explore the Southcentral part of Alaska. There are many before us that claim that high tides bring in the best batches of Salmon, but is that always true? Not necessarily, and keep in mind that there are a few things that create the ideal conditions for fishing.
So, the next time you plan a trip to Alaska, where do you plan to do your Alaska Salmon fishing? We hope that you will visit Denise Lake Lodge.