When is the Silver Salmon fishing season? 

What kind of tackle is used? 
How many species of fish can I expect to catch? 
Can we keep the fish?
Do you have a recommended gear list?
What is the climate like?
What kind of communication is available at the lodge?
How many fishermen will the lodge accomodate?
What is the trip length?
What is the staff to customer ratio?



 




 

What is the trip length?
Trips are from Saturday to Saturday. Weather permitting, you will depart Anchorage International Airport to approximately 9:30 and arrive on the river at 11:00am.

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When is the Silver Salmon fishing season?

The Silver run on the Tsiu is an extremely strong, long-lasting run that occurs from early August through early October.

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What kind of tackle is used?
 
Fly, casting, or spinning equipment is used. Eight or nine weight fly rods are preferred with high capacity reels (to accommodate those long rocket runs!) and medium weight casting and spinning gear.  More details are included in the gear list.

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How many species of fish can I expect to catch

The Silver Salmon are by far our most numerous and popular game fish; however, there are also Dolly Varden Char, Pink Salmon and fall-run Steelhead in the river.

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How many fishermen will the lodge accomodate?
We take up to 14 fishermen per week.

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Can we keep the fish?

Absolutely! The limit is four Silver Salmon per day and a total of eight in possession for the trip. All fish cleaning and freezing occurs at the lodge at no extra charge. Our efficient "blast freezer" and heavy duty cryovac vacuum packing machine insures your fish are the highest quality. The average Silver weighs about 10 pounds, so you should leave Alaska with about 35 pounds of frozen fillets. They will be packed in an airline-approved, insulated container that will keep fish frozen for approximately 24 hours.

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Do you have a recommended gear list?

Yes, you may find our gear list
here.

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What is the climate like?

The climate along Alaska's Gulf Coast is typical northern maritime, often with cool temperatures and cloudy skies. During August, however, the sun can be hot and intense and we recommend you bring some sunscreen. During September and October, temperatures vary between 40 and 55 degrees.

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What kind of communication is available at the lodge?

Our satellite telephone communications will enable you to call anyone anywhere in the world. We also offer limited wireless satellite internet service so you can check emails on your laptop if necessary.

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What is the staff to customer ratio?
We have 10 staff members at the lodge to serve a maxium of 14 guests.


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