Best Salmon Fishing in Alaska

Best Salmon Fishing in Alaska
Alaska is the largest state in the U.S. and is also the least densely populated state. It's known for its natural landscapes and fishing. Its various rivers and bays offer high-quality fishing in freshwater and saltwater.


The Kenai River is in the southern part of Alaska. There are two salmon runs each year, and Kenai is home to the world-record for king salmon at 97 lbs. It is host to four species of salmon, including red, silver, king and pink.



Kodiak Island is off the south coast of Alaska and is the second largest of its kind in the U.S. The rivers and bays in its vcinity are famous for producing plenty of salmon. The king salmon in this area average about 50 lbs. and provide plenty of fight.

Dall Island

You can find Dall Island in the Alexander Archipelago, which is off the southeast coast of Alaska. The 2000 census recorded only 20 people on the island, which is a testimony to its pristine atmosphere. It is only 50 miles long. There is a wide variety of salmon fishing opportunities in the bays and Cape Muzon. The salmon are plentiful, and there is few if any competition from other anglers.


Article Written By Jake Reed

Jake Reed began his freelance writing career in 2002. His work has been published in the "Seoul Times," "Star News," the "Diplomacy Journal" and on various websites. Reed holds a bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from the University of California at San Diego.

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