Autumn Salmon Report and Season Sign Off

Lodge guest lands a bright Silver Salmon while fly fishing

In the last couple of weeks Southeast Alaska fishing opportunities took a slight shift. Silver salmon fishing picked up significantly on nearby rivers and streams. Nice catches while fly fishing for silver salmon were the norm. Jude and Hannah Buckley from Minnesota had a great day on Staney Creek recently and put six bright silvers on the bank with one pushing fourteen pounds. On the saltwater there were some great days fishing for silvers as boats pushed south and found limits on [Read More]

Salmon Fishing Sizzles in Southeast Alaska

Catch of the day while saltwater salmon fishing at the lodge

This week was great for salmon fishing at Alaska's Boardwalk lodge. On freshwater streams, such as the Thorne River and Staney Creek, increasing numbers of silver salmon (aka coho salmon) are starting to make their appearance. The streams were choked with pink and chum salmon until a recent hard rain had them on the move upstream. On the saltwater this week there were very good catches of silver and pink salmon. Boardwalk's fleet of boats were averaging about 12-15 silvers per boat for about [Read More]

Southeast Alaska July Fishing Report

Last months saltwater fishing at Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge was good. We had large numbers of pinks and silvers as well as chrome bright chum salmon in the mix all month. The bulk of the silver salmon run is yet to come with promising signs just these last few days with good numbers of silvers showing up on the boats. King salmon fishing has been tapering off now, with a few being caught. This season was a little better than the last two seasons and next year should be better yet. Alaska [Read More]