Increased King Salmon Limit


Lomi Lomi Salmon

Resort Report May 2020

Updated Halibut Limits

The North Council has approved a request to increase halibut limits for the 2020 season.

Packing Tips From the Pros

Past tournament winners share tips on the must-brings for the trip, and it’s neither bug spray nor bear spray that tops the list

Toasted Sesame Salmon

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

Resort Report April 2020

We are in this together

A special note from the crew, staff and management at Waterfall Resort.  

By Travel Awaits

Read about Steamboat Bay Fishing Club, our sister property, featured in the article Why I'm keeping my summer travel plans by Travel Awaits.

Salmon and Citrus Kabobs

It's officially spring - time to get the grill out and start enjoying the warmer weather with this delicious recipe.  

Resort Report February 2020

2020 Alaska King Salmon Fishing Limits

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

2020 Halibut limits and Bonus tags

Want more halibut? Read all about our bonus halibut tag program and the 2020 increased lower limit!

Crispy Air Fryer Halibut with Remoulade

Delicious and crunchy halibut, this new recipe keeps up with cooking trends.

Resort Report January 2020

King Salmon Fishing in 2020

The preliminary winter troll numbers are forecasting a strong king salmon fishing season in Southeast Alaska.

2019 Photo Contest Winners

Your votes are in and we’re pleased to announce the entrants taking top honors in our 2019 Waterfall Resort Photo Contest.

Simple and Delicious

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

Resort Report December 2019

Winterizing Waterfall Resort

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

Award-Winning Season

Voted Best Resort in Alaska for the fourth year.

Spanish Style Lingcod

This dish will delight and surprise your guests over this holiday season.

Resort Report November 2019

Our New Fleet

We're pleased to annouce our multimillion-dollar boat update is complete, check out what all 27 of our boats have to offer.

Generations of Fishing

From great-grandparents to children, the adventure at Waterfall is one to share, like Herrick Garnsey’s story.

Smoked Salmon Dip

This crowd-pleaser is the perfect dish to bring to any holiday gathering.

Resort Report October 2019

2019 Lingcod and Red Snapper Highlights

In addition to kings, this season’s excitement included a bounty of lingcod action and a hefty red snapper.

Cast Your Vote

Check out the entries for the 2019 Photo Contest and vote for your favorite.

Red Pepper Lingcod

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

Resort Report September 2019

2019 King of Kings Tournament Winners

This year's salmon kings run the gamut, from repeat guests to first-timers.

Double Take On the Green

The new record to beat from the Great Alaska Tee Off.

Wild Salmon Gravlax

No smoking, no cooking, this recipe is all about the dry rub.

Resort Report August 2019

Making the Halibut Cut

Waterfall Resort’s “100-pound and above” clubs grow by leaps and bounds, with patches going to three dozen new members.

Call for Entries

Our annual Waterfall Resort Photo Contest is open for submissions.

Herbed Lingcod

Bake it up with basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, butter, and olive oil.

Resort Report July 2019

Boating the Big Ones

Mid-season stats on impressive kings, silvers, halibut, and lingcod from the Waterfall leaderboards.

On Ice at Sea-Tac

Overnighting in Seattle? It's a snap to stow fish boxes at the airport.

Parmesan Halibut

Maximize flavor with parsley, lemon, scallions, and butter.

Resort Report June 2019

It's Good to Be King

We’re off to a great start with the opening winners in the 2019 King of Kings Salmon Tournament.

Staking Out the Jackpot

Sibley, O'Banion, Phillips, and more rack up the big scores

Sauteed Salmon Burgers

The tasty summer favorite, with red onions and tomatoes.

Resort Report May 2019

New Amenities for the Season

You asked and we answered, with a host of new enhancements.

All About Yelloweye

Everything you need to know about Alaska red snapper.

Thai Salmon Curry Soup

A flavorful fish soup with Southeast Asian spices.

Resort Report April 2019

King Salmon Update

Outlook good, with bag limits holding steady for the coming season.

Baked Halibut in Olive Oil

The perfect recipe for baked fish, with chili flakes and artichoke hearts.

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 Poke

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.

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 September 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.