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sockeye salmon in alaska

Alaska Fishing Mid-Season Update; July 2018

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The sockeye season was another one for the record books here on the wild Alagnak River.  Although it started extremely late, I would say around the 5th of July was the first day we could really go after them with limits a non-issue.  This run usually starts on the 29th of June...
Salmon Fishing in 2018

2018 Trout Opener with Anglers Alibi

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Anglers Alibi has been known as a premier salmon fishing lodge on the Alagnak River in Alaska for the last 25 years. This river branches out from Bristol Bay, winding and weaving for 60 miles up river to its origin, Nonvianuk and Kukaklek Lake.  The lodge sits on top a bluff with...
Gloves for Fly Fishing

Packing for a Remote Fishing Trip to Alaska

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One thing you will notice on your way to Angler’s Alibi is that we are the true definition of a “remote Alaskan fishing camp”.  You see, the closest town is King Salmon, AK and we are about a 30-minute floatplane ride from the there – and that town is reached through a commercial...
Sockeye Salmon Stringer

How to Catch Sockeye Salmon

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Sockeye salmon are noted as being the best tasting salmon in all of Alaska.  They are the number one targeted species for commercial fisherman with their rate of $1.00 or more per pound every year.    But, this is not an article on how to catch sockeye salmon with a net. ...
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Fishing Report – Fantastic Chum, Silver & Rainbow fishing to end the season!

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The month of August got underway with hordes of bright chrome chum salmon arriving on the tides daily still with some silver salmon in the mix right on schedule but definitely not a lot of them in our first week. Many rods were broken while fighting these huge chrome Calico...
Fly Fishing Alaska with a Spey Rod

Spey Fishing 101

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Spey fishing has really grown in the past several years to become a much more “normal” way of fishing in the US.  It is even being used anywhere there is a current and swinging flies is a key.  We encourage our guests to take a break from traditional fly fishing and give spey...
One of the many king salmon caught during an above average run this July.

July Fishing Update – Excellent fishing for Kings & Rainbows on the Alagnak River!

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The king run this July was definitely above average.  We had strong king salmon fishing through the entire month with some kings still being caught while targeting chums on the fly from the sand bars!  The only slow periods occurred during warm spells that brought the river...
King Salmon caught on the Alagnak River

Alaska Fishing for King Salmon – Three Rivers You Need to Fish

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Alaska has hundreds of rivers that have king salmon runs.   There are only a few that experience consistent runs with strong enough numbers that allow anglers a great chance to catch them on a daily basis throughout the season.  When you mention king salmon fishing to most...