Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge Blog
The changing leaves and dropping temperatures are a real sign that summer in Alaska has come to an end. Unlike other parts of the world, Alaska's fishing in the fall is often successful. September is usually the last opportunity of the year to fish for Coho Salmon and halibut, but just the start of steelhead and trout fishing season. For anglers, catching a Coho Salmon during the autumn months is considered a trophy prize. Our professional Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge staff will help you catch these salmon on our offered guided fishing trips. Or opt for a self-guided trip. Either [...]
Fishers across Alaska are enjoying the remaining weeks of Alaska’s fishing season. Fishing in the fall is especially enjoyable because of the beautiful scenery. The fresh, cool air and electric yellow leaves are second to none. At Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge, we take fishing to the next level by offering guests fully guided and self-guided fishing trips. Coho Salmon are starting to reemerge, so the time for fishing is now! Guided Fishing Trips Our guided fall fishing trips are on boats ranging from 24-30 feet in length. All ships have enclosed cabins and indoor seating for a comfortable journey to [...]
The best way to commemorate an unforgettable day at sea is with a hot, tasty seafood dinner! But prospective guests often ask us about potential after-dinner fishing activities. While there are several on-site activities that guests can try after a hearty meal, we recommend relaxing on our expansive property while the sun subtly dips below the mountains.
For a city of under 9,000 people, this beautiful community is home to a brewery, art galleries, fine dining, an aquarium, multiple tour guides, animal rescue centers, and an abundance of history. Whether you’re hoping to explore historic downtown or expecting some downtime before your return flight home, you’ll want to seek out these top-rated things to do in Sitka Alaska!
We’re eagerly counting down the days until this summer’s much-anticipated fishing season here at Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge. May’s arrival has brought warm temperatures, budding forestry, and the return of majestic wild animals to awe-inspiring Middle Island near Sitka, Alaska. We’re one of the only Southeast Alaska resorts to provide anglers with all-inclusive, self-guided fishing trips that start at just $1,295 per person!
Spring has officially arrived here at Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge, which signifies that the upcoming summertime Sitka Alaska fishing season is only weeks away! Whether you’re planning your first family fishing trip or you’ve been traversing these serene waters for decades, there’s nothing quite like the anticipation of a Sitka Alaska fishing expedition.
We’re itching for the upcoming Sitka fishing season to begin here at Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge, the newest wilderness resort in Southeast Alaska, and we hope you are too! One of the best parts of owning and operating a self-guided fishing lodge on Middle Island in Sitka, Alaska, is the unforgettable encounters with The Last Frontier’s majestic wild animals.
We may be several months from the start of the upcoming fishing season here in Sitka, Alaska, but reservations are already filling fast! Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge, one of the newest Southeast Alaska fishing lodges, is perfectly located on the north end of Middle Island, a genuinely breathtaking slice of Alaskan wilderness.
Fresh snow has blanketed beautiful Middle Island with winter officially arriving here in Sitka, Alaska. As families open presents near crackling fireplaces, we’re meticulously planning around the clock for next summer’s fishing opener. No family getaway on Earth rivals salmon fishing in Alaska.
As our name suggests, the cool waters near Sitka, Alaska, are renowned for their monster salmon. Some of the best fishing stories here at Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge, however, have involved mammoth halibut, colorful rockfish, and terrifying lingcod. Not only do these wild Pacific species tip the scales (especially halibut) but they all make delicious table fare.