King Salmon is the best

Here are some of the best places to fish for “King Salmon:”

1. Ship Creek (Lower)

2. Soldotna River Walk

3. Eklutna Tailrace

Although these are the best, don’t be weary of trying out these other great places to fish in Alaska.  Gear up, because there are so many places to go.  Enjoy the fresh air and cool climate. Ok, I mean cold!

Other Places in Alaska

1. Kenai River

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2. Kasilof River

3. Ship Creek

4. Bird Creek

5. Willow Creek Confluence

6. Copper River Delta

7. The Pasagshak River

8. Buskin River State Recreation Site

9. The Chena River

10. Togiak River

Chinook may spend one to eight years in the ocean, averaging from three to four years, before returning to their home rivers to spawn. The salmon also undergo radical morphological changes as they prepare for the spawning event ahead. All salmon lose the silvery blue they once had as ocean fish and their color darkens; sometimes with a radical change in hue.

Here is what Chinook look like during their ocean phase:

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Here is a picture during their freshwater phase:

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Brent is a Sponsored Bass Angler from Murfreesboro, TN, where he is enjoying the single life of a tournament fisherman.

Brent is a Sponsored Bass Angler from Murfreesboro, TN, where he is enjoying the single life of a tournament fisherman.

Travis is a lifelong fishing enthusiast from the Gulf Coast of Texas. He specializes in salt water and coastal fishing.

Travis is a lifelong fishing enthusiast from the Gulf Coast of Texas. He specializes in salt water and coastal fishing.

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Chef Bobby is a Chef and Cookbook Author. He loves to share his knowledge of cooking and handling of fish with our community.

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