Boardwalk Lodge News

Coho Salmon fishing (aka Silver Salmon) in Southeast Alaska

Alaska Silver Salmon Fishing on the Fly

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

by John Conger As originally published in American Outdoorsman Magazine — Summer 2018 Wham, another wild ‘Slamming Silver’ Salmon just crushed my 1982 Pink Pixie lure on light tackle on a remote stream on the last day of my salmon fishing trip on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. Just like the previous five, […]

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Autumn Salmon Report and Season Sign Off

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

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 […]

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Salmon Fishing Sizzles in Southeast Alaska

By Alaska's Boardwalk 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 […]

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Southeast Alaska July Fishing Report

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

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 […]

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Fishing Raven’s Island

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Virginia Sportsman Magazine March 2006 – By King Montgomery That first evening in Alaska after a long day in airplanes, my wife and I took our places at the comfortable dinner table, and gazed down at a handwritten menu from Chef Bryan Vietmeyer and his amiable kitchen crew. Below the “Welcome King & Elizabeth” note, […]

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