Looking for a fishing opportunity while visiting Anchorage Alaska?
Fishing in Anchorage, Alaska:
The greater Anchorage area offers a lot of options for fishing and adventure. While most areas close to town are well trafficked by other anglers, a short drive or local guide can put you on very fishy water.
Ship Creek flows right through town and offers an incredible fishery for both king salmon and silver salmon. Fishing ship creek is fairly straight forward but hiring a guide will always help!
Within an hour of downtown Anchorage lies a plethora of water and rivers, many of these rivers fill with salmon seasonally and are home to resident trout, grayling and char species. Right outside of Anchorage lies several options for float trips and rafting. Drift boat and power boat trips start within an hour of Anchorage as well.
Within two hours of downtown anchorage lies excellent salmon and trout fishing with some solitude, excellent scenery and wildlife.
Fishing around Anchorage, Alaska:
Day trips from Anchorage lie within every direction from town. Anchorage Alaska fishing charters can be had within minutes of downtown and have excellent salmon fishing.
Within three hours of Downtown Anchorage lies world class trout and salmon fishing as well as steelhead fishing that would make a Canadian jealous.
Several major river drainages are a short drive from Anchorage including the Kenai, Mat-Su Valley and Copper River Valley.
Fly out fishing is an option from both Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula.
Bear viewing opportunities also exist from town after a scenic flight into the wild!