Press Releases

New Rockfish Regulations Established for Ketchikan Residents and Self-Guided Anglers at Chinook Shores Lodge

No regulation change for non-residents who can still catch and retain pelagic rockfish and one slope rockfish: KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / March 23, 2022 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters, self-guided fishing and wildlife viewing, today announced new sportfishing regulations for resident anglers by the Alaska Department of… Continue reading New Rockfish Regulations Established for Ketchikan Residents and Self-Guided Anglers at Chinook Shores Lodge

Chinook Shores Lodge and Alaskan & Proud Markets Announce Strategic Alliance

SHOP FOR GROCERIES Together the companies aim to provide excellent service to Ketchikan visitors while keeping locals healthy by minimizing the risk of COVID-19 traveler spread. KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / March 12, 2021 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters, self-guided fishing and wildlife viewing, today announced a strategic… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge and Alaskan & Proud Markets Announce Strategic Alliance

Chinook Shores Lodge Employees Successfully Complete COVID Clean Coursework

KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / December 17, 2020 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters, self-guided fishing and wildlife viewing, today announced employee participation and successful completion of The Safety Specialists (TSS) COVID Clean – Taking Care of Business course. TSS’s COVID Clean – Taking Care of Business consists of… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Employees Successfully Complete COVID Clean Coursework

Chinook Shores Lodge Employee Earns Bachelor’s Degree

McKinley Angerman Kellogg graduates with a Bachelor of Science in environmental science from Western Washington University (WWU). KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / March 23, 2019 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters, self-guided fishing and wildlife viewing, today announced McKinley Angerman Kellogg has earned a bachelor’s degree and accepted the… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Employee Earns Bachelor’s Degree

Chinook Shores Lodge Adds New Charter Fishing Boat to Fleet

Boat selected specifically for travelers, tourists and anglers to who love fishing and wildlife viewing in the Ketchikan areas of Knudson Cove and Clover Pass. KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / February 14, 2019 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters and self-guided fishing, today announced the purchase of a Defiance 270… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Adds New Charter Fishing Boat to Fleet

2021 Expos and Sportsmen’s Shows, Chinook Shores Lodge Scheduled to Attend

Chinook Shores Lodge will exhibit at the following 2020 boating, fishing and hunting events: January 21-24, 2021 in Sacramento International Sportsmen’s Expos Cal Expo (Booth #3308C)1600 ExpositionSacramento, CA 95815 SHOW HOURS Thursday, January 21st 11am-8pmFriday, January 22nd 11am-8pmSaturday, January 23rd 10am-7pmSunday, January 24th 10am-5pm January 27-31, 2021 in Puyallup Washington Sportsmen’s Show Washington State Fair… Continue reading 2021 Expos and Sportsmen’s Shows, Chinook Shores Lodge Scheduled to Attend

Ketchikan Creek Opens To Sport Fishing

Ketchikan Creek will be open to sport fishing for all species, including king salmon, beginning 12:01 a.m. June 14 through 11:59 p.m. December 31, 2018. The bag and possession limit for king salmon in Ketchikan Creek is two king salmon of any size. King salmon harvested in Ketchikan Creek do not count towards the nonresident… Continue reading Ketchikan Creek Opens To Sport Fishing

Chinook Shores Lodge Dock Hand, Søren Heinecke, Earns Captain’s License

Captain’s License allows Heinecke to operate large vessels up to 100 gross tons. KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / June 1, 2018 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters and self-guided fishing, today announced Søren Heinecke’s successful completion of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) approved Captain’s License training program at Flagship… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Dock Hand, Søren Heinecke, Earns Captain’s License

Alaska Department of Fish & Game to Host Public Meeting in Ketchikan

WHEN: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm WHERE: Ketchikan Borough Chambers, Conference Room C (directions) Fish & Game Advisory Committees are a collection of community members from across user groups that come together, discuss Fish & Game issues and recommend changes to current regulations. They also represent their community before the Board of Fisheries… Continue reading Alaska Department of Fish & Game to Host Public Meeting in Ketchikan

An Open Letter Regarding Proposed 2018 Unuk River King Salmon Stock Status and Action Plan

Attn: Alaska Board of Fish (BOF) RE: SE & Yakutat Finfish & Shellfish Comments I own and operate Chinook Shores sport fishing lodge located in Clover Passage, West Behm Canal. We opened in 2005, lodge up to 30 guests, operate seven fishing boats, employ eight people and bring approximately 600 non-resident anglers to Ketchikan May-September.… Continue reading An Open Letter Regarding Proposed 2018 Unuk River King Salmon Stock Status and Action Plan

Southeast Alaska King Salmon Sport Fishing Reopened

Region 1 – Southeast News Release Alaska Department of Fish and Game Contact: Bob Chadwick, SE Regional Management Coordinator Released: September 20, 2017 – Expires: March 31, 2018 Juneau – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing the reopening of the Southeast Alaska and Yakutat sport fishery for king salmon. The following regulations will be effective 12:01… Continue reading Southeast Alaska King Salmon Sport Fishing Reopened

Ketchikan Creek Opens to Sport Fishing

EMERGENCY ORDER Contact: Kelly Reppert Ketchikan Area Management Biologist (907) 225-2859 Alaska Department of Fish and Game KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / June 14, 2017  – Ketchikan Creek opens to sport fishing for all species, including king salmon, beginning Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. The bag and possession limit for king… Continue reading Ketchikan Creek Opens to Sport Fishing

Chinook Shores Lodge Adds Four 23′ Silver Streak Boat To Self-Guided Fleet

KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / May 28, 2017 – Chinook Shores Lodge, an Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters and self-guided fishing, today announced the addition of its fifth 23′ Silver Streak to its unguided and bare boat fleet. The purchase decision is part of management’s desire to ensure that Chinook Shores Lodge remains a leading destination for self-guided… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Adds Four 23′ Silver Streak Boat To Self-Guided Fleet

Chinook Shores Lodge Announces 2017 Sport Fishing Expo and Event Schedule

  Chinook Shores will be exhibiting at the following 2017 boating, fishing and hunting expos and events: January 19 – 22, 2017 International Sportsmen’s Expositions (ISE) – Booth #3818 Cal Expo, State Fairgrounds – Directions 1600 Exposition Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815 Show Hours Thursday 11:00am – 8:00pm Friday 11:00am – 8:00pm Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm Sunday 10:00am… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Announces 2017 Sport Fishing Expo and Event Schedule

Alaska Fishing Lodge, Chinook Shores, Adds Four 21′ Silver Streak Boats to Self-Guided Fleet

New Boats are Part of an Investment to Amplify the Best-in-Class, Self-Guided Fishing Experience at Chinook Shores Lodge KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / February 19, 2016 – Chinook Shores Lodge, an Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters and self-guided fishing, today announced the addition of four 23′ Silver Streak boats to its unguided and bareboat fleet. The… Continue reading Alaska Fishing Lodge, Chinook Shores, Adds Four 21′ Silver Streak Boats to Self-Guided Fleet

Revised Southeast Alaska Regional King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations for 2015

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing revised 2015 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat which will be effective from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday July 1, 2015 through 11:59 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016. The regulations are: Nonresident The nonresident bag and possession limit is one king salmon 28… Continue reading Revised Southeast Alaska Regional King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations for 2015

Chinook Shores Lodge Announces 2015 Sportsmen’s Expo and Event Schedule

Chinook Shores will be exhibiting at the following 2015 boating, fishing and hunting events: January 8 – 11, 2015 International Sportsmen’s Expositions (ISE) – Booth #3818 Cal Expo, State Fairgrounds – Directions 1600 Exposition Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815 Show Hours Thursday 11:00am – 8:00pm Friday 11:00am – 8:00pm Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm January… Continue reading Chinook Shores Lodge Announces 2015 Sportsmen’s Expo and Event Schedule

1Million Cruise Visitors Expected to Travel to Alaska in 2015

“This is a good demonstration of how an improved business climate can make a positive impact on Alaska’s economy,” says John Binkley, president of CLIA Alaska. ”Alaska significantly improved its competitiveness in the world through changes in regulations, taxes and marketing – and now we’re going to enjoy the benefits.” Three larger cruise ships will… Continue reading 1Million Cruise Visitors Expected to Travel to Alaska in 2015

Number of Alaska Visitors Reaches All Time High

The number of visitors to Alaska reached an all-time high of 1,966,700 between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014, according to a report recently released by the Alaska Division of Economic Development. The Interim Visitor Volume Report 2013-14 shows that visitation exceeded the previous peak of 1,961,500 visitors set during 2007-08 by more than… Continue reading Number of Alaska Visitors Reaches All Time High