Salmon Fishing in Alaska
When fishermen dream, it often takes place in Alaska. Huge fish, searing runs, broken drags, and wild fish dance through the night. Unfortunately, you awake and face the same old problems. Where to go? How to make a great fishing trip fit your budget? Where to start? Planning your dream Alaskan fishing trip doesn’t have to be such a chore. Let Adventure Outfitters show you the way!
Where is the best place for salmon fishing in Alaska?
The first question to answer in your planning process is location. There are so many incredible places to fish in Alaska, its hard to know where to begin. Your first choice is whether to stay at a remote lodge or somewhere on the road system. Remote lodges have incredible fishing but also incredibly high rates. You can expect $1000+/pp/per day. The road system offers much more reasonable prices for guided fishing and you can do a lot of different things with the flexibility of having your own transportation. If you’re staying on the road system, the Kenai Peninsula is by far the best choice for all around amazing fishing.
What kind of fishing can I expect?
Many people spend at least 2 days fishing for king or sockeye salmon on the famous Kenai River or the Kasilof River during their stay. These guided and self guided trips are a great way to gain access to local fisheries. The float plane adventure is sure to be a great option for all fishing parties. Flight seeing, wildlife viewing, incredible scenery, and unmatched fishing makes these trips an all time favorite. And don’t forget the halibut fishing. Charters are available in both Seward and Homer. By the time you’ve experienced all that, your coolers should be full, it will be about time to go home.
How much does guided salmon fishing cost in Alaska?
Most guided adventures on the road system for sockeye, and halibut run about $250-300 pp. The float plane adventures average about $450 pp. Most fishing trips for salmon are half day trips from 5-6 hours. Halibut trips vary from half to full day charters and even over nighters on the boat are available so you can catch a double limit!
What do I need to bring for my trip?
Our trips are fully guided and outfitted. Just bring rain gear, a sack lunch, and a great attitude! We provided easy to use spinning gear for every angler and can even bring flyrods for those who are interested.
Salmon fishing in Alaska is one of the most exciting freshwater fisheries one Earth. Come experience the thrill on one of our many fly out adventures. Give us a call today!