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Labor Day 2014: An Alaska Fishing Lodge Perspective

By on September 1, 2014

Some hardworking Americans say, a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work. We couldn’t agree more; however, we also belive there’s no such thing as a bad day fishing. As a matter of fact, the fishing

Cohos Gone Wild in Ketchikan, Alaska

By on August 31, 2014

These self-guided and guided anglers are crazy about the fall run of Cohos in Ketchikan, Alaska. Coho season, aka silver salmon season, is in full swing from now through the end of September.  If you haven’t been to Ketchikan in September

Successful Halibut and Salmon Fishing in Alaska

By on December 10, 2013

Fishing in Alaska is something that every sportsman should experience. Offering exciting opportunities for halibut and salmon fishing, this is the destination that fishermen everywhere dream of. Halibut is especially abundant in the southeast are of Alaska, including Ketchikan. This

Unguided Fishing

By on December 10, 2013

A Self Guided / Unguided Fishing Adventure In Alaska Can Be The Most Rewarding Fishing Trip You’ll Ever Take At Chinook Shores we specialize in Unguided Alaska fishing trips.  We have everything you need for the Do-It-Yourselfer.  We understand what

Guided Fishing

By on December 10, 2013

GUIDED ALASKA FISHING TRIPS ARE A GREAT WAY TO GET INTO SOME WORLD CLASS FISHING RIGHT OFF THE BAT If you are an inexperienced boater/fisherman or would rather have a professional guide get you straight into some of the hottest

Fun with the Whole Family: Planning Alaska Fishing Vacations

By on December 9, 2013

Looking for an unforgettable vacation opportunity that offers something for everyone in your family? Alaska fishing trips are a great way to bond with your family in an environment unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Vast, open spaces and cold waters

SUMMER HAUNTS

By on December 8, 2013

In the summer, SE Alaska halibut hang out in several different sea bed types but the one thing they’ll all have in common is food. Halibut eat crab, shrimp, cod, herring, squid, octopus, salmon, etc. – they are truly the

Sport fishing is great just north of Ketchikan, Alaska!

By on January 10, 2013

I’ve been in the “Lower 48” most of the winter, exhibiting at trade shows and gearing up my Alaska lodge and boats for the 2013 fishing season. Today I paid a visit to SPORTCO and the Outdoor Emporium. While I was shopping I

How to Plan an Alaska Halibut Fishing Trip

By on December 11, 2011

Halibut fishing in Alaska is a thrilling experience. The high value, delicious fish can put up a strong fight during the catching process, making it truly exciting. Thanks to the natural environment in Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska, the area is

The Best Times to Fish in Ketchikan

By on March 11, 2011

The most common question I get asked is, “When’s the best time to come fishing in Alaska”. And my answer is always, “Anytime from June through September“.  It just depends on what kind of fish you want to catch and where