Blog | Phantom Tri-River Charters - Part 35

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Fishing Morning, Noon and Night

October 15, 2014

For all our seasoned fishermen out there, it’s basic knowledge that there are certain times of the day and certain times of the year where it’s best to go salmon fishing in Alaska. Peak season for salmon fishing occurs from May through September, with the five major salmon species spread throughout the season. The best fishing time for King Salmon starts in May, and you can fish for Silver Salmon all through November. But you still have to take the turnover and time of day into consideration before you go out on your fishing tour in Alaska. The term “turnover”... View Article

Last Call for Peak Salmon Season!

October 1, 2014

Calling all fishermen! If you’re looking to book a fishing trip to Alaska this season, you better act fast, as the peak salmon season is coming to a close. Peak salmon fishing season in Alaska is May through October and since Alaska is the ninth largest seafood-producing region in the entire world, fishing here will definitely be a success during the season. Not only does the prime fishing season bring loads of delicious salmon to the area, it also happens to bring the nicest weather of the year. Now, although you can find salmon all throughout the fishing season, it... View Article

Beware of Bears!

September 15, 2014

Imagine you’ve planned the trip of a lifetime: a salmon-fishing excursion in Alaska. You’ve spent months putting together an itinerary, accumulating top-notch equipment and roping a couple friends into coming, and now the time has come. When you finally arrive, you’re ready to have the fishing experience of your wildest imagination. Your first day on the river, you hook a 20-pound salmon and life couldn’t be better. And then you realize you’re not the only one excited about your catch. Fishing trips to Alaska aren’t just about the fish—they’re about the wilderness, the closeness to nature and the sense that... View Article

Salmon Versus Halibut: Which One Should You Fish?

September 1, 2014

As any fan of good fish knows, some of the best there is can be had in the waters of Alaska. And while the freedom and convenience of popping into a supermarket can satisfy a craving, a fisherman is known to prefer the freedom of open water—nothing beats the taste of fish you’ve caught yourself in the wild, or the satisfaction and pride that comes along with a bountiful catch. The great thing about fishing excursions in Alaska is that they allow for so many pleasures: the natural beauty of lakes and rivers, the skill and sportsmanship of the search... View Article

The Best Places for Alaskan Salmon Fishing Trips

August 15, 2014

Alaska is no small place—in fact, as the largest state of America, Alaska represents one of the last bastions of mystery when it comes to wildlife, wilderness and adventure. And while there are still many unexplored lakes, rivers, estuaries and inlets, if you’re looking to plan Alaskan salmon fishing trips, some of the most well known spots for casting a line aren’t a mystery at all! Take a look at a few of the places where the waters are rife with salmon and where you can drop your line in anticipation of reeling in an amazing fish that just might... View Article