Claim Your King


People flock to Alaska for a shot at the ultimate fishing thrill – hooking a massive king salmon. While many anglers venture to the Last Frontier in July and August to try to catch the largest sheer amount of fish, if you're really looking to land a notorious King Salmon, and as many of them as possible, then June is your month! This is the time when the legendary King Salmon reigns supreme, offering you the opportunity to catch these magnificent creatures at their peak.


Lets break it down:

  1. Larger Limits: During June, fishing regulations often allow for larger catch limits, making it possible to bring home an impressive haul of King Salmon.

  2. Peak Season: June is historically the peak season for King Salmon in Alaska. It's when these magnificent fish are most abundant and actively migrating, providing anglers with the best opportunity to catch them.
  3. Legendary Size: King Salmon, also known as Chinook Salmon, are the largest species of salmon. June is when they are at their biggest and most robust, offering anglers a chance to battle with these colossal fish.

  4. Challenging Fights: King Salmon are renowned for their strength and fighting spirit. Fishing for them in June means you'll have the exhilarating experience of challenging battles as you try to land these powerful fish.

  5. Abundance of Feeding Opportunities: In June, King Salmon are actively feeding to prepare for their spawning runs. This increased feeding activity makes them more likely to strike your bait or lure, increasing your chances of a successful catch.

  6. Memorable Adventure: Fishing for King Salmon in June is not just about the catch; it's about the adventure. It's an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Alaska and create lasting memories.

  7. Less Crowded: Unlike the peak fishing months of July and August, June tends to be less crowded. This means you'll have more space and solitude to enjoy the tranquility of the Alaskan wilderness.

Check out our June 4th to the 17th and June 18th to the 24th packages, not only are they great for Kings they just so happen to be the best rate of the season!


These bad boys, also known as Chinook salmon, are like the heavyweight champs of the fish world. They're huge, they're tough, and they taste darn good. Folks from all over the globe head to the Last Frontier, hoping to score the catch of a lifetime. But it's not just about the bragging rights; it's about getting up close and personal with Alaska's wild side. It's not just a fishing trip; it's a full-blown Alaskan adventure that'll leave you with memories for a lifetime.

Southeast Alaska King Salmon Fishing Limits

The largest of Pacific salmon, kings or Chinooks average 14 to 17 pounds and about 36 inches long, and tend to appear in early to mid-June.
2023 Nonresident Season Limits:

  • One fish daily, 28 inches or longer.
  • January 1 - June : Annual possession limit is three king salmon.
  • July 1- July 15: Annual possession limit is two king salmon.
  • July 16- December 31: Annual possession limit is one king salmon


What’s Included In our All-Inclusive Rates

  • Round-trip floatplane to Waterfall Resort from Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Lodging in historic Boardwalk Cabin or oceanfront Lodge Room
  • All meals of hearty Alaska-style fare, including wine with dinner
  • Full-service guided sport fishing on heated 26-foot cabin cruiser
  • Use of all fishing equipment, including rods, reels, all-weather gear
  • Professional fish trimming, vacuum-packing, and fish boxes
  • On-site Alaska Airlines service for departure day check-in
  • Ground crew assistance at Ketchikan International Airport
  • Daily housekeeping, Wi-Fi, and all other resort services
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