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The Best Fishing in Alaska

Looking for the best fishing in Alaska? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Alaska. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top fishing spots in and near Alaska

  • Anchorage, Alaska

    Hike to Rabbit Lake & McHugh Peak

    4.5
    5 mi / 200 ft gain
    Rabbit lake and McHugh peak easy way in trail starts at Canyon Road off DeArmoun. This road is still not completely paved and I recommend you drive slow. You must arrived early to obtain parking spots on the weekends otherwise you'll be fine. Parking is free. The change of elevation is minimum ye...
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  • Sitka, Alaska

    Hike Herring Cove Trail to Beaver Lake

    6 mi / 250 ft gain
    From the trailhead, you’ll travel along a cascading creek ascending through gravel, rocks steps and a couple boardwalks within a dense hemlock, spruce and yellow cedar forest. The first part of the trail is by far the most difficult, with a couple steep areas and tight rock passageways. In total,...
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  • Seward, Alaska

    Camp and Kayak at Holgate Glacier's Beach

    4.0
    There are many options to go about your adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park. Once you've finally decided on this spot, you'll be glad you chose it! First step on how to get here is by making a reservation with a company to get out there. Most people start from Seward or Homer, as it's the clo...
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  • Kodiak, Alaska

    Fly Fish the Buskin River

    4.0
    The Buskin River Recreation Site provides camping, wildlife and an abundance of Salmon fishing. See Kodiak Bears, Bald Eagles, Sitka Deer, Harlequin Ducks and even harbor seals near the mouth. The Buskin River is best known for its fishing. From June until September, The Buskin is stocked with Sa...
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  • Healy, Alaska

    Camp at Riley Creek Campground

    4.0
    The campground has cell service, and wifi available for purchase. Fires are allowed year-round, and downed wood may be gathered. Potable water is seasonal - make sure you have all proper water filtration systems needed! No campgrounds in Denali have electrical or water hookups for RVs. Riley Cree...
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  • Nondalton, Alaska

    Camp at Woodward Priest Rock

    Someone in my group was lucky enough to find this very cabin available to stay at in the national park, while we all were doing our research for camping spots in our big Alaska National Parks' Trip. We were stoked to be able to stay at such a historic and beautiful place. Getting there was defini...
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  • Nondalton, Alaska

    Kayak and Fish at Lake Clark National Park

    Lake Clark National Park has officially made it to my Top 3 of all the national parks I've visited--35 and counting. I'm quite sure my summer home will be right here at this location, when I retire. It only took me 3 days of kayaking and fishing from these very shores to make that decision. I hop...
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  • Juneau, Alaska

    Hike to Eagle Glacier Cabin

    11 mi / 300 ft gain
    Eagle Glacier cabin is one of twelve different backcountry cabins in the borough of Juneau, Alaska that are cared for by the National Forest Service and DNR. Some are perched near lakes, some have views of glaciers, others near rocky beaches and salt water. To stay at any of these cabins, you...
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  • Kodiak, Alaska

    Seargeant Creek and Jack Lake Loop

    1.96 mi / 171 ft gain
    Seargeant Creek and Jack Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Kodiak, Alaska.
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  • Ketchikan, Alaska

    Ward Lake and Ward Creek Trail

    3.52 mi / 364 ft gain
    Ward Lake and Ward Creek Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ketchikan, Alaska.
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  • Skagway, Alaska

    Lower Dewey Lake Trail

    3.42 mi / 764 ft gain
    Lower Dewey Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Skagway, Alaska.
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  • Sitka, Alaska

    Thimbleberry Lake and Heart Lake Trail

    3.4 mi / 308 ft gain
    Thimbleberry Lake and Heart Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sitka, Alaska.
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