25 08, 2020

Fall Fishing in Sitka, Alaska, with Big Salmon Lodge

2020-08-25T21:23:06+00:00Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

While many of our visitors arrive in the summer, fall fishing in Sitka, Alaska, offers some of the best silver salmon and halibut angling in the state, if not the world! On top of that, king salmon will still be available as well, supplementing an already extraordinary experience.

4 06, 2020

Alaska Fishing Guides at Big Salmon Lodge

2020-06-04T20:59:17+00:00Fishing, Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

Fishing and catching fish are two different things when you think about it. You can go out looking for fish to find, but catching one on your own isn’t guaranteed. Presentations, baits, and techniques that have been effective before can leave you with a pile of weeds and nothing to show for your efforts on your next outing. Being in unfamiliar territory or new waters will only add to your uncertainty. That is why it is highly recommended to evaluate and assess Alaska fishing guides before making the journey.

21 05, 2020

Alaska Salmon Season 2020

2020-05-21T21:11:32+00:00Fishing, Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Salmon Season, Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Alaska Fishing Charters, Sitka Alaska Fishing Lodges, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

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.

27 04, 2020

Our Favorite Restaurants in Sitka

2020-05-21T21:08:32+00:00Cabins, Fishing, Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

As much as we love it, there is more to do than halibut fishing in Sitka, Alaska. One of the best components of staying at Alaska's Big Salmon Lodge is our proximity to one of Alaska's most recognized cities. As travelers, one of the metrics we use to gauge a locale is it's food offerings. We encourage you to take a day off from fishing and visit some of our favorite restaurants in Sitka.

24 03, 2020

Our Four Favorite Alaskan Salmon Recipes

2020-05-21T21:09:11+00:00Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Alaska Fishing Charters, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

Since Sitka offers some of the highest catch rates in Alaska, acquiring salmon isn’t the hard part; it’s deciding what to do with it once it’s in your freezer. Many people will simply heat it and eat it, but considering how much salmon you’ll be bringing home, you might want to get creative. Here we offer four of our favorite Alaskan salmon recipes to give you an idea of what you can do beyond just throwing the filets on the grill or in the oven.

24 07, 2019

5 After-Dinner Fishing Activities

2019-07-24T16:51:27+00:00Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Alaska Fishing Charters, Sitka Alaska Fishing Lodges, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

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.

7 06, 2019

Things to Do in Sitka Alaska

2019-06-07T13:35:11+00:00Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Alaska Fishing Charters, Sitka Alaska Fishing Lodges, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

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!

14 05, 2019

Self-Guided Fishing Trips near Sitka, Alaska

2019-05-14T13:18:34+00:00Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Alaska Fishing Charters, Sitka Alaska Fishing Lodges, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

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!

11 04, 2019

The Sitka Alaska Fishing Season Is Nearly Here!

2019-04-11T20:55:18+00:00Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Self Guided Fishing Alaska, Sitka Alaska Fishing Charters, Sitka Alaska Fishing Lodges, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

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.

8 03, 2019

Majestic Wildlife near Sitka, Alaska

2019-03-08T14:25:52+00:00Sitka Alaska Fishing Lodges, Sitka Fishing Lodges|

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.