Although their bigger cousins, the king salmon, get a lot of attention, coho salmon fishing near Angoon, Alaska, is a noteworthy alternative. Also known as the silver salmon, these highly-sought game fish are found in various rivers and streams throughout Admiralty Island and provide an exciting opportunity for anglers at Favorite Bay Lodge.
Recent regulations on underpopulated king salmon put thousands of anglers in a tight spot this summer. Baiting, hooking, and hauling in a giant king salmon ranks among the most incredible experiences on earth. But while we wait for the Chinook to thrive once again, we turn our attention to the best pound-for-pound fighters in the salmon family: coho. Coho (“silver salmon”) are as fast as lightning, wicked smart, and acrobatic. Anglers from across the globe have been flocking to Southeast Alaska to partake in some of the best coho salmon fishing known to humankind. Whether you’re aiming to battle saltwater [...]
As we flip the calendar to July, many of us turn our attention to the upcoming fall fishing season here at Favorite Bay Lodge, the only luxury fishing lodge near Angoon, Alaska. We’ve evolved into one of the most talked-about Southeast Alaska fishing lodges primarily because of our saltwater fishing trips, gourmet cuisine, and jaw-dropping ocean views. But our serene island destination is also a short boat and canoe trip from world-class salmon and trout fishing, especially during autumn’s peak. Many anglers prefer fall fishing trips because the freshwater silver “coho” salmon are as feisty as ever, and the surrounding [...]