Sportfishing

Sportfishing

Sportsfisherman
© Mark Noble, Alaska Division of Tourism
For the outdoor enthusiast, sportfishing continues to be one of the primary reasons for visiting the state. Alaska's coastal waters are abundant with salmon, halibut, red snapper, lingcod and rockfish. Cutthroat, rainbow, and Dolly Varden trout are found in streams and lakes along with Arctic char, grayling and pike.
For information about sportfishing in Alaska, please visit the following Alaska Department of Fish & Game sites

General Sportfishing Information

Sportfishing Licenses and Permit Info

 

Travel Alaska: Fishing in Alaska

Alaska Facts

State Nick Name: "The Last Frontier" - the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word "Aleyska," meaning "great land."

State Motto: "North to the Future"

State Capital: Juneau, located in the Southeast region of Alaska, has a population of 33,277 (2015 Estimate of Population, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development)

Alaska Map:

Map of Alaska

Alaska Flag:

Alaska state flag is dark blue with yellow stars in the shape of the big dipper with the North star

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