Packing Tips From the Pros


King Salmon Update


Baked Halibut in Olive Oil

Resort Report March 2019

Staking Out the Prize

Now in its 15th year, the King Salmon Jackpot Challenge kicks off each season with a little extra recognition for top angling skills.

Angler's Quiz

Think you know your kings from cohos? Test your knowledge on Pacific salmon.

Silver Salmon Tacos

Fast and fiery, with a satisfying crunch, topped with avocado and homemade salsa.

Resort Report February 2019

2019 Bonus Halibut Tags

Your shot at bagging an additional behemoth of any size.

Lingcod Lowdown

Everything to know about reeling in this ambush predator.

Coho Poké

The bullet-proof recipe for your beautiful silvers.

Resort Report January 2019

Kubota Family Lands Two Out of Three

Your votes are in and we’re pleased to announce the entrants taking top honors in our 2018 Waterfall Resort Photo Contest.

Waterfall On the Road

We hit the trade show circuit in January and want to share our calendar with you.

Simple and Delicious

Pure and fresh Alaska goodness, basted with a lemony garlic sauce and baked and browned in foil.

Resort Report Nov/Dec 2018

Introducing Our New Head Guide

Longtime boat captain and diehard angler Dennis Evans takes the helm to lead our crew of expert guides.

Update On Fish Boxes

A new feature for packing your catch locks in extra freshness for the coming season.

King Fillets In Puff Pastry

Worthy of a king, this classic dish showcases your fishing prowess in flaky puff pastry.

Resort Report October 2018

2018 Halibut and Coho Highlights

In addition to kings, this season’s excitement included a bounty of silvers and plenty of flatfish action.

Last Call for Entries

Last chance to enter your shots in the Waterfall Resort Photo Contest.

Tequila Lime Halibut

Infuse your fillets with this fiery spirit, then flambé and dig in.

Resort Report Fall Update 2018

2018 King of Kings Tournament Winners

Our season winners spotlight a cross-section of repeat guests and first-timers.

Call for Entries

Time to send in your best shots for our annual Waterfall Resort Photography Contest.

Creamy Mustard Coho

Combine crème fraîche with Dijon mustard and capers for this showstopper dish.

Resort Report August 2018

2018 King of Kings Leaderboard

Top King of the Day rankings to date include two newbies, a repeat guest, and a tenacious 15-year-old.

Hitting the Jackpot

Teen celebrating high school graduation wins King Salmon Jackpot Challenge drawing.

Curried Silver Salmon

Spice up your fillets with pistachios, almonds, sesame, and Asian seasonings...

Resort Report July 2018

Season Opening: All In the Family for 2018

Early Chinooks deliver a solid workout from the deck, and a family doubles down on King of the Day.

The Tee Off Champs

This year's Great Alaska Tee Off winners set new records.

Terikyaki Cola Coho

Things “go better” with soda ... in a soy and ginger salmon marinade.

Resort Report June 2018

New King of Kings Tournament Bounty

This season anglers not only have a shot at a new 2018 Ford F-150 truck, but also at these cash prizes.

Straight Outta Alaska

Fish boxes travel with you on your flight home—or custom ship them.

Red Pepper Lingcod

The lean white fish that lends itself to spicy sides and sauces.

Resort Report May 2018

Going Long On Pacific Halibut

Boat a behemoth with our Bonus Halibut Program.

Hi-Yo Silvers for 2018

Good news on coho: ADFG season bag limits hold steady.

Skillet Roasted Coho

For a satisfying classic, go for roasted fillets with crispy potatoes.

Resort Report April 2018

2018 King Limits Announced

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces new limits for the coming season.

Dining Room Update

The dish on 2018 menus and our cool remodel in the works.

Salmon Halibut Ceviche

Try this recipe for those very last fillets in your freezer.

Resort Report March 2018

Fleet Near Complete

The final stages of our multimillion-dollar boat update.

Flatfish Countdown

The who's who of last season's inductees to Waterfall Resort's 100-pound (and over) halibut club.

Coho Bruschetta

Fresh tomato and basil pump the flavor of this recipe, equally great as an appetizer or a main dish.

Resort Report Jan/Feb 2018

Announcing Our Photo Contest Winners

Check out the highlights of our 2017 season as captured by our photo contest winners.

Cocktails, Alaska Style

Treat your group to a private event steeped in local lore.

Chinook Risotto

A cold-weather classic to please palates year-round.

Resort Report Nov/Dec 2017

Winterizing Wonderland

What it takes to throttle down for a 30-degree winter.

Time to Cast Your Vote

Check out the good times and choose your favorite photos.

Creamy Rockfish Soup

Rock your catch with leeks, fennel, and red potatoes....

Resort Report October 2017

Calling All Wannabe Chefs

Share your favorite fish dish photos and recipes with Taste of Waterfall.

Catch Record

Our lounge library holds a growing trove of fish stories.

Toasted Sesame Salmon

Soy sauce, scallions, sesame, and lightly charred fillets...

Resort Report September 2017

The 2017 King of Kings Winners

Lee Novara and Bob Dahlstrom take top honors in Waterfall Resort's annual fishing tournament.

King a la Veracruzana

Alaska meets the Gulf of Mexico.

Resort Report August 2017

Going for a Shot at the King of Kings Crown

The race is on for the 2017 King of Kings Salmon Tournament title.

Flat Out for Halibut

The scoop on this season’s record Pacific halibut catches to date.

Coho with Tabbouleh

Pair roasted coho with this couscous side and yogurt sauce.

Resort Report July 2017

Reels Are Out and the Bite Is On!

The 2017 season opening sees solid wins for the King of Kings Salmon Tournament and the King Salmon Jackpot Challenge.

The Masters Touch

Bernhard Langer brings a pro element to the Lagoon Saloon.

Citrus Cured Salmon

The no-cook summer dish for your first Chinook of the season.

Resort Report May/June 2017

Update On Our Dining Room

Meagan Kilgore tackles an expanded role at Waterfall Resort and Joe Walker joins her in the kitchen as executive chef.

New Sea-Tac Storage

Overnighting in Seattle? Store your fish boxes at the airport.