Southeast Alaska is also called the panhandle of Alaska. If traveling to the southeast be sure to bring your rain gear. Southeast Alaska is dominated by mountains, rain forests, and island after island for you to explore.
The inside passage is an area of sheltered deep water that runs in between the islands and the glacier carved mountains of the mainland.
Fishing in Southeast Alaska is great, and there are a number of small cities and towns to make your base camp for adventure including : Haines, Skagway, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Ketchikan.
King Salmon Fishing is very popular, as is fishing for other types of Salmon, Halibut, and Rockfish. The Rainforest area is covered in lakes, rivers, and streams which provide a great place to wet your fly for Trout and Salmon alike.
Southeast Alaska Fishing Locations:
Going Fishing in Haines Alaska is a chance of a lifetime. Haines offers excellent Salmon Fishing, and scenic beauty that is unmatched. From the Chilkoot to the Chilkat, Haines offers you the Alaska Fishing Vacation you have been looking for.
Skagway is a relative unknown to most fisherman, despite the fact that is has grown into one of Alaska's best known cruise ship ports. Avoid the hordes of cruise ship passengers, and take a charter boat out on the Taiya Inlet. You will be amazed at the giant halibut you pull up from the same stretch of ocean you were cruising over just hours before.
Fishing in Juneau is a favorite pastime of many of Alaska's Capitol City's residents. Juneau is a great place to fish, and best of all it is easy to get to thanks to regular jet service from many cities down south.
Fishing in the town of Sitka, which sits on an Island in the Pacific Ocean, give you the chance to fish in some of the most productive fishing grounds in all of Alaska. Sitka was once the capitol of Russian Alaska, let it become your King Salmon Capitol.
Petersburg is a commercial fishing mecca, as well as Alaska's Little Norway. Petersburg offers a wonderful spot to enjoy a Rustic Alaskan Vacation, with Surprising European Luxuries.
The Gateway to Alaska, Ketchikan's 14 feet of rain each year feed an abundance of streams, lakes, and rivers overflowing with fish. Fishing in Ketchikan is a fantastic experience. Although Ketchikan is now a popular tourist destination it was originally founded and settled by commercial fishermen. Don't forget your rain gear when you visit "The Salmon Capitol of the World."