“The people that come to our lodge like to catch salmon,” Angerman said. “They take our boats out, they stay in our beach houses, but they also come for so much more that Ketchikan has to offer. Whale watching for example. And, the eagles they go crazy about. Ketchikan is known as ‘the salmon capital of the world’ and so when the Alaska Department of Fish & Game announces a closure, people take notice. It is disappointing that that happened, to our business it really didn’t have an effect.”

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Alaska King Salmon was caught in Ketchikan by Self-Guided Anglers on June 15, 2018

Alaska King Salmon

This King Salmon was caught in Ketchikan by Self-Guided Anglers on June 15, 2018

 

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