Trophy King Salmon
Average size: 25-50 lbs.
Trophy size: 60 lbs.
Availability: June through Mid July.
Alaska's state fish is an icon of the north - a big fish for a big state. For many, battling the King Salmon is the ultimate fishing experience. Landing a king is all anyone could ask for to complete the vacation of a lifetime!
Spectacular Silver Salmon
Average size: 12-15 lbs.
Trophy size: 18 lbs.
Availability: Early July through September.
The many rivers and streams found in this area support numerous Silver Salmon runs which return in vast numbers during July, August and September. With a reputation for aggressive feeding, acrobatic displays, and spectacular fighting, Silver (or Coho) Salmon are one of Alaska's most highly prized (and delicious) sport fish. The Silver Salmon is similar to the Chinook, but is smaller, has white gums (the Chinook has black gums) and has less spotting on the tail.
AKA Humpback or Humpy
Average size: 4-7 lbs.
Trophy size: 10 lbs.
Availability: MId July through September.
These beautiful fish are the smallest of the Pacific Salmon. By the time males enter spawning streams, they have developed the characteristic humpback and hooked jaw.
Average size: 25-100 lbs.
Trophy size: 100 lbs.
Availability: All Summer.
Pacific Halibut are the largest of all flat fishes. After spawning, halibut begin to migrate to shallower coastal summer feeding areas. Most sport caught halibut are 8 - 15 years old. The fishing for this tasty bottom fish is great throughout the summer.
If the Salmon fishing isn't enough to satisfy your appetite, spectacular fishing for Red Snapper, Ling Cod, Rockfish, and other bottom fish is available all summer long!