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Salmon Falls Resort

Premier All-Inclusive Ketchikan Fishing & Adventure Lodge | Choose From Guided or Self-Guided Fishing and Customize with Adventure & Sightseeing Options

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Salmon Falls Resort
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $5,500 to $6,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $3,500 to $4,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing Self Guided Fishing

The Salmon Falls Resort sits in the city of Ketchikan along the Inside Passage. This is a highly diverse resort. It focuses on saltwater Salmon and Halibut fishing, but it is equipped to meet the fishing needs and desires of its guests.

Fishing With Salmon Falls Resort

The resort offers guided or unguided saltwater fishing trips. Unguided fishing trips are limited to two guests per 19 foot skiff. Guided fishing adventures are four guests per boat with a captain as your guide. You can also set up private chartered adventures with as few as two guests per boat. They also makes adjustments for single travelers.

Rooms have two double beds and a private bath. Triple rooms have three double beds and a private bath. If you really like your space, some of the double occupancy rooms have two queen size beds. If you are traveling as a group for business, they have a conference room that holds up to 80 people.

Fishing for the Big Ones

Salmon Falls Resort sits right in the epicenter for the barn door Halibut. These are the monsters that can weigh up to 1000 pounds. For sports fishing, the record is 495 pounds. To give you a visual, a 200 pound Halibut is wider than a grown man and just as tall. These flat fish get their nickname because they have the size and shape of a barn door. Halibut is an awesome fish for fishing and eating.

Salmon Fishing in Southeast Alaska

Even the salmon here are good sized. King salmon are the largest of the Pacific Salmon. 20 - 30 pounders are average. Over 50 pounds are exciting, but the record is 126 pounds for an Alaskan King Salmon. The local waters sport all five species of salmon. Fish for kings, silvers, red, chum and pink salmon around Ketchikan. This is one reason that Ketchikan is known as the salmon capital of the world. The Inside Passage is narrow and the salmon congregate making them easier targets for sports fishermen with flashers or bait.

Other fish species present include Rockfish such as Snapper and a variety of Cod. The area is also populated with sea bass, which are awesome targets and very good eating. If you are looking for a fishing vacation, the Salmon Falls Resort is the place to try. You will be welcomed and treated to the best fishing in Alaska.

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Guys, take your wife on a fishing trip...here!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on October 18, 2023
  • One of the most beautiful settings on earth! This is the place to go if you want to experience Alaska with your wife! I wanted a place that combined all the things she likes: people who love life...
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Guys Trip Fishing Alaska
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on September 9, 2023
  • Great location, great friendly staff, great fishing boats and opportunities for other adventures. All inclusive rate with breakfast, lunch and dinner, location right next to waterfall with tons of...
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Fishing Experience with Captain D.
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on September 6, 2023
  • We had an amazing experience with Captain Derrek on our salmon/halibut fishing trip. His expertise and knowledge of the immense area was exceptional. He took us to the best spots, and each day we had...
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