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2022 Sport Fish Regulations For King/Chinook Salmon Fishing In Ketchikan Alaska

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced the 2022 sport fishing regulations for chinook salmon (aka king salmon) in the Ketchikan vicinity. The following regulations are effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2023:   Ketchikan Vicinity (District 1 – See Map Below) April 1 to June… Continue reading 2022 Sport Fish Regulations For King/Chinook Salmon Fishing In Ketchikan Alaska

KTN looks to non-cruise visitors to boost business in upcoming season

People want to come to Alaska, it is the trip of a lifetime. September is the fall silver salmon run and self-guided anglers are crazy about our cohos — after all, Ketchikan is the salmon capital of the world,” said Nadra Angerman.

Now Hiring: Marine Outboard Mechanic

Submit your job application online! Job Description and Summary The marine mechanic, aka outboard mechanic or boat mechanic, must be highly-skilled at inspecting, troubleshooting, servicing and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment on lodge boats. The majority of lodge boats are powered with Mercury 150hp 4-stroke main engines, Suzuki 150hp 4-stroke main engines, Honda 9.9hp and… Continue reading Now Hiring: Marine Outboard Mechanic

COVID-19 Travel Mandates and Protocols

Alaska’s Governor Dunleavy announced a new travel protocol, which takes effect August 11, 2020. All travelers arriving the State of Alaska on or after August 11, 2020 must arrive with a negative molecular-based (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test taken 72-hours prior to departure or proof of a pending test result from a test taken within 72-hours prior… Continue reading COVID-19 Travel Mandates and Protocols

Make staying in Alaska this summer an endless adventure with deals on guided trips, lodging and boat rentals

Have you picked out your great Alaska adventure yet? I’ve covered some stand-out staycations in the last few weeks, but there are more offers that keep popping up. Literally every day, there’s a new deal or a list of offers available this summer. Many (but not all) are offered exclusively to Alaskans. Read the full… Continue reading Make staying in Alaska this summer an endless adventure with deals on guided trips, lodging and boat rentals

McKinley Angerman Kellogg received bachelor’s degree, accepts position with Chinook Shores Lodge

McKinley Angerman Kellogg, granddaughter of Wrangell residents Dick and Barbara Angerman, has recently earned her bachelor’s degree and has also accepted a management position with Chinook Shores Lodge in Ketchikan. Kellogg received her degree on March 23, in environmental science, from Western Washington University. “I chose this degree because I was really interested to learn… Continue reading McKinley Angerman Kellogg received bachelor’s degree, accepts position with Chinook Shores Lodge

King salmon sport fishery underway

“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… Continue reading King salmon sport fishery underway

Ketchikan

Ketchikan is most renowned for its fjords, wildlife and colorful totem poles. But the ancestral home of the Tongass Tribe of Tlingit Indians has much more going for it.  Built into steep hills, the city is located on the southwestern shore of Revillagigedo Island, south of Wrangell. An Alaskan fishing vacation for the family deserves… Continue reading Ketchikan

Chinook Shores Lodge Adding Four New 21′ Silver Streak Boats

By Mary Kaufman, SitNews Entering its 11th fishing season, Chinook Shores Lodge will be adding four 21′ Silver Streak boats to its unguided and bare boat fleet. Chinook Shores Lodge, an Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters and self-guided fishing, is located approximately 15 miles north of Ketchikan on Potter Road. Read the full… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Adding Four New 21′ Silver Streak Boats

For visitors angling for a longer stay, Ketchikan has a lot to offer

By Scott McMurren, Alaska News Dispatch I’ve visited Ketchikan many times. Since Ketchikan is a cruise port, I’m more familiar with the popular activities for cruisers: flightseeing, zipline tours, kayaking and downtown shopping. But it’s just a 15-minute drive north of Ketchikan to Clover Pass. There are several lodges that cater to a different sort… Continue reading For visitors angling for a longer stay, Ketchikan has a lot to offer

Wester Earns Captain’s License in Alaska

Chinook Shores Lodge, a Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters and self-guided fishing, has announced lead dock-hand Hayden Wester successfully completed Mariners Learning Systems’ OUPV/Six-pack Captain’s License coursework and United States Coast Guard (USCG)-approved testing requirements. The USCG Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV/Six-pack Captain’s License) allows Wester to carry up to six… Continue reading Wester Earns Captain’s License in Alaska