Categories for Salmon Fishing Trip

Top 4 Methods for Catching Salmon

February 16, 2023

Salmon fishing charters in Alaska are a fun and enjoyable sport for many an angler. The freshwater setting surrounded by nature provides the perfect backdrop for any recreational fisherman or someone who takes it a bit more seriously. Freshwater fishing can be a relaxing, yet challenging sport. You might wonder how to catch salmon if you’ve never attempted salmon fishing before. Let’s discuss four methods that will teach you the ins and outs of salmon fishing. Trolling The trolling method of salmon fishing involves using a boat that is constantly moving through the water, with a number of weights, divers,... View Article

All About Chinook Salmon

April 19, 2022

The Chinook salmon is the largest species of salmon out there. It’s also one of the most important to the environment it lives in. They can often live up to 9 years and have been known to weigh up to 100 lbs. Typically, most adult full-grown Chinook salmon range between 35 to 50 lbs.  Let’s talk about some basic and interesting facts about Chinook salmon. They have an interesting story, background, and some more known and lesser-known facts about them. Origin of Name Chinook salmon are known by a variety of different names. These include king salmon, Quinnat salmon, Tsumen,... View Article

Facts You May Not Know About the King Salmon

March 3, 2022

How many king salmon facts do you know? This fish is common in Alaska, so if you visit or live in The Last Frontier, you will likely see, catch or eat a king salmon at some point—but you may not realize all of the interesting facts there are to know about this fish. Here’s the scoop on this Alaskan resident so you can be prepared for success during your next fishing charter. What is king salmon? King salmon, also known as Chinook salmon, is a fish species from the Salmonidae family. King salmon’s habitat King salmon lay eggs in freshwater.... View Article

How Climate Change Is Affecting King Salmon

February 1, 2022

Climate change has majorly affected wildlife all over the world, and Alaskan wildlife is no exception.  Moose, caribou and other native Alaskan species have all felt the effect of rising temperatures. One species experiencing a major upset due to climate change in Alaska is king salmon. Native to western North American rivers, king salmon (also known as chinook salmon) is a favorite of anglers. King salmon fishing is one of the most popular types of fishing in the world; however, a recent study might suggest we’ll start seeing less king salmon in Alaskan rivers because of climate change. Higher temperatures... View Article

Best Bait for River Salmon Fishing

December 15, 2021

Going fishing is a terrific way to reconnect with nature. Being on or near the water offers a tranquility that’s hard to replicate in today’s fast-paced world. While patiently waiting for fish to bite is its own reward, it would be nice to get a few bites while you’re out there. One key to salmon fishing is using the correct bait. If you’ve never been river salmon fishing before, you might not know about the best salmon bait. This article will discuss the best bait to use while river salmon fishing. Salmon eggs Also called salmon roe, salmon eggs are... View Article

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