Chinook (King) Salmon 2015 was the year of the King salmon in Ketchikan, Alaska. The return of our local Chinook in June was above average with most of the kings in the 15-25 lb range. The fishing started out hot
I am often asked, “What can I do to catch more salmon?” The simplest and often most accurate answer is, fish where the salmon are. Or more precisely, fish in a school of salmon. Salmon will often congregate around a
While Chinook Shores Lodge offers some of the calmest salt water fishing around, peeople often ask us “Where can I fly fish in Ketchikan?” or “Where can I fresh water fish in Ketchikan?” The two fresh water fishing spots nearest Chinook
Successful halibut fishing really depends on timing and weather… From mid June through August halibut fishing is pretty good to excellent in Ketchikan. I can only think of a few days in recent years that we targeted halibut and did
The 2014 fishing season in Ketchikan, Alaska proved another great summer for anglers seeking salmon and halibut! The King (Chinook) salmon fishing started out slow in May and early June but by mid June fishing started to pick up and
People often ask what they can expect to catch on a guided sport fishing charter in Ketchikan, Alaska. Today’s bag is: Silver salmon, halibut, pink salmon and lingcod.
Limit Out On The Salmon? Go For The Lings! Silver (coho) fishing in Ketchikan can be phenomenal from July through September. So what do you do when you and your buddies have limited out on 24 coho salmon before 10:30
The Pura Vida, Jeff’s 30ft Shamrock, returning to Chinook Shores after a day guiding Washington state anglers. Every day is Fish Friday at the lodge.
Did you know, when you book a fishing vacation at Chinook Shore Lodge, you get your own boat to use while you fish in Ketchikan, Alaska? Specifically the waters in and around Knudson Cove, Clover Pass, Vallenar Bay and Grant