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Fishing in Alaska

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Top Fishing Spots in Alaska

Knik River
This family-friendly site offers ample shore fishing for a variety of fish, Chinook and Coho salmon as well as rainbow trout and Arctic char.
Bradley Lake
Routinely stocked with a variety of fish species, perfect for family outings.
Matanuska Lake
Matanuska Lake offers abundant fishing for stocked Arctic char, Chinook salmon, and rainbow trout.
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Common Catches in Alaska

Pacific Halibut
Pacific Halibut
This is the largest Pacific flatfish and very much resembles the Atlantic halibut.
King Salmon
King Salmon
The King Salmon is an extremely important food and commercial fish, and due to its large size and game nature, an important sport fish.
Pacific Cod
Pacific Cod
The Pacific cod is usually caught in waters deeper than 60 ft up to 1800 ft in depth.
Arctic Grayling
Arctic Grayling
As its name implies, the Arctic graying is primarily an inhabitant of northern waters.
Northern Pike
Northern Pike
The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.
Dolly Varden
Dolly Varden
The dolly varden is part of a closely related group (chars) and is difficult to distinguish from external characteristics.

Alaska Fishing Tips And Information

Expert Info for Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing

The best saltwater fishing locale for finding big game fish is out on the open ocean.

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River Fishing Tips & Techniques

River Fishing

Get fishing tips, techniques and more to enjoy the best freshwater fishing in rivers.

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Lakes & Ponds for Freshwater Fishing

Fishing Lakes and Ponds

Learn the importance of structures for the best freshwater fishing in lakes and ponds.

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