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Go Halibut Fishing, Homer

What: Several deepsea fishing charter companies offering anywhere from half day to full day trips to catch halibut, rockfish, salmon, etc. Homer is especially known for Halibut, so it’s worth doing a halibut only/focused trip. When to go: The fishing season typically runs between May and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/KwSBWix6WqAZq7NK7 Tips: There are…

Dipnet Copper River, Chitina

What: An ultimate Alaska experience – catching the tastiest red salmon from the famous Copper River via dipnet. When to go: Ideally accessed during the peak run between May and June. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/Py4FvF6nNWdbUFUp7 Tips: While many people dipnet off the side of the cliffs, the best way to do this is really…

Fish Deshka River, Willow

What: One of the premier rivers for salmon fishing in the Mat-Su area. From kings to reds, the river offers plenty of great catches. When to go: Accessed in the summer months between May and October. Keep a watch on fish counts to time your trip appropriately. How to get there: There are many spots…

Go Deepsea Fishing, Seward

What: Several deepsea fishing charter companies offering anywhere from half day to full day trips to catch halibut, rockfish, salmon, etc. When to go: The fishing season typically runs between May and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/Z662Jzkj8wCFEiXx7 Tips: There are many many different charters that take you on a day long fishing trip; do…

Fish the Kenai/Russian River, Cooper Landing

What: One of the most popular areas to fish in the state given the massive salmon runs that comes through here. When to go: Accessed in the summer months between May and September. There are various sites, blogs, and facebook groups that track the salmon count coming through, so it’s best to time your trips…