Many of our DIY fishing guests also like to book a fishing charter before they operate the rental boats in Sitka Sound. Some feel it helps them get their bearings and it makes them more comfortable at the helm of our 19- and 21-foot Hewescraft rental boats. Others just prefer to have a day or two where they are being catered to by the local experts. Charter fishing is an add on to your boat rental or boat and hotel package and it is something Joel can easily schedule when you book your trip with Fish Baranof. [...]
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Silver Salmon Fishing Alaska salmon fishing is a big part of what brings people to Sitka. Coho salmon provide a steady flow of salmonid action to saltwater anglers from July through mid-September. Migrating stocks make their way to their natal waters, giving coho anglers ample opportunities to catch six-fish-per-day limits. Coho grow larger by the day and those that arrive in July may average from 6- to 10 pounds. By mid-August, these same fish average 8- to 12 pounds, with many fish to 15 pounds in the area. Occasionally, a true 20-pounder is caught. What’s more, Chinook, [...]