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Southeast Alaska Fishing

Southeast Alaska Fishing

Southeast Alaska Fishing is year-round with all five salmon species, wild rainbow trout, and saltwater fish like lingcod, halibut, and rockfish. Rivers are full of steelhead, salmon, trout, and dolly varden char. Full guide services, lodges, and fly-out services are common. Rain is also common, so water-wicking clothing layers, good rain gear, and good insect repellent are all musts. If you are planning to Southeast Alaska Fishingvisit Alaska with non-fishing friends and/or relatives, this is a great choice of region, as this is the most temperate of the three regions, and it is full of tourism gems like national parks, wildlife tours and cruises, and artisan towns with cute shops and good restaurants. Be sure to check seasons and regulations with the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game.

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Alaska Fishing

Alaska Fishing

Alaska fishing is known worldwide for cold weather, spectacular wildlife, and great fishing.  The wildness of the land is an advantage for fishermen, because there is no shortage anywhere in this huge state of places to catch fish.  According to Alaska department of fish and game, the state has over 3000 rivers, 3 million lakes, and 6640 miles of coastline.

Alaska also boasts some of the largest fish that can be caught, from 100 pound king salmon to halibut that are close to 50lbs.  Here is a guide to Alaska Fish and Game’s fishing regions, and the perks of each:

Southeast Alaska Fishing

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A big trout looking for his dinner

Year-round Alaska fishing is available for all five salmon species,
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