Silver salmon, also known as coho, is one of the most highly sought sportfish when it comes to fishing in Alaska. As one of the most acrobatic of the five main species, these wily specimens put up one heck of a fight despite not being the largest of the salmonids. To assist with the battle, Alaska's Big Salmon Lodge, out of Sitka, offers all-inclusive fishing trips to some of the world's most productive fisheries.
Self-guided fishing in Alaska isn't for everyone. However, if you're either very familiar with the territory or have gained expert-level knowledge elsewhere, you may prefer to go without enlisting a guide. There are certainly advantages to both, but knowing these advantages might not be obvious. Alaska's Big Salmon Lodge isn't your typical Alaskan fishing lodge, and as such, offers both guided and self-guided fishing charters. To help show you the benefits of self-guided fishing in Sitka, we've put together a brief guide to help make your decision.
The excitement of Alaska salmon season is underway as anglers from all over the world clamor in search of the Pacific Northwest’s five highly coveted native species. For many fishermen and women, Sitka, Alaska, has become synonymous with salmon. From the many Sitka fishing guides and sport anglers to the commercial fleets that move in and out of the local harbors, anyone fortunate enough to have experienced salmon fishing in Alaska will tell you of the exhilaration associated with landing one of these amazing sportfish.
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.