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.
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!
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.
As we swiftly approach a new year, our staff continuously prepares for the highly-anticipated upcoming fishing season. 2019 will no doubt be a banner year here at Alaska’s Big Salmon Lodge as our reputation continues to grow among Southeast Alaska anglers. We’re one of the only Alaska fishing lodges within 100 miles to undergo a complete renovation recently.