CRAIG ALASKA FISHING LODGE SEASONS

Craig Alaska fishing on the west side of Prince of Wales Island

Fishing on the west side of Prince of Wales Island is the best fishing destination in South East Alaska. The waters west of Prince of Wales Island are smack in the middle of the largest Salmon migration in the world! Fishing the vast ocean and around our Islands offers fantastic fishing while providing one of the most scenic places to fish in Alaska! If you like calm waters with epic fishing, then Screamin’ Reels Lodge is your destination for that Alaska fishing trip of a lifetime!

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Craig Alaska King Salmon Fishing Lodge “Chinook Salmon”

Mid May – August King Salmon
Average size 15-32 Pounds
Trophy 40-60+ Pounds

In early May, the first migrating King Salmon species show in our waters on the west side of Prince of Wales Island to our Craig Alaska fishing Lodge. In April our rich waters provide pristine spawning habitat for Herring and the Salmon key in on them for the nutritious feed. We start our Craig Alaska Lodge operation the last week in May to ensure consistent fishing for our guests. Craig Alaska is known for its reputation on catching Trophy King Salmon in Alaska and we are the place to fulfill your Alaska Fishing Lodge adventure. Come catch your trophy of a lifetime with us in Craig Alaska where we turn fishing into catching!

 

Craig Alaska Silver Salmon Fishing Lodge “Coho”

July – September Silver Salmon
Average size 6-14 Pounds
Trophy 20 pounds

The Coho Salmon start to arrive around Prince of Wales Island in Late June and early July. We have several local rivers near the Lodge located just outside Craig Alaska on Prince of Wales Island that support one of the largest returns of Coho Salmon in Alaska! Here on the west side of Prince of Wales Island we are so fortunate to have epic Silver Salmon fishing. Fishing with the hands-on technique of Mooching makes for a great experience. It is not uncommon to have fast fishing with multiple hook ups! Fishing can be very fast with several fish being caught in short order!

Craig Alaska Silver Salmon Fishing Lodge “Coho”

July – September Silver Salmon
Average size 6-14 Pounds
Trophy 20 pounds

The Coho Salmon start to arrive around Prince of Wales Island in Late June and early July. We have several local rivers near the Lodge located just outside Craig Alaska on Prince of Wales Island that support one of the largest returns of Coho Salmon in Alaska! Here on the west side of Prince of Wales Island we are so fortunate to have epic Silver Salmon fishing. Fishing with the hands-on technique of Mooching makes for a great experience. It is not uncommon to have fast fishing with multiple hook ups! Fishing can be very fast with several fish being caught in short order!

Craig Alaska Fishing Lodge Halibut “Barn Door”

Halibut and other bottom fish are caught during the entire season!
Average keeper size 20-45 Pounds
Trophy 150-225+ pounds

Our Halibut fishing starts in May and runs into the fall season. Fishing Craig Alaska for Halibut  is amazing! The waters around Prince of Wales Island are plentiful with Halibut and other bottom fish! On occasion while fishing for King Salmon you might catch your halibut on your salmon rod which is always a fun experience! When targeting our halibut, we will fish in an average depth of 80 feet down to 350 feet. We use the best G-Loomis Rods and Avet two speed reels which make it easy to catch your halibut! Our custom rod holders let you do the cranking with the two speed reels so they come up super easy or you can hold that rod and get the full experience your looking for while you crank on that barn door!

Craig Alaska Fishing Lingcod “Lings”

We fish for Lingcod on all of our Craig Alaska fishing Lodge trips!

May-Sept.

Keeper size 30-45 inches

Trophy size over 55 inches

Lingcod fishing is such an experience and our ling fishing is fantastic! We can fish deep water for these toothy critters or the shallow shoals near the kelp beds. Our captains love targeting the Lions of the Sea and they make for the best eating Fish n Chips!

Craig Alaska Fishing Lingcod “Lings”

We fish for Lingcod on all of our Craig Alaska fishing Lodge trips!

May-Sept.

Keeper size 30-45 inches

Trophy size over 55 inches

Lingcod fishing is such an experience and our ling fishing is fantastic! We can fish deep water for these toothy critters or the shallow shoals near the kelp beds. Our captains love targeting the Lions of the Sea and they make for the best eating Fish n Chips!

Guest holding a ling cod.

Craig Alaska Fishing Lodge Black Sea Bass “Bass”

May-Sept.

Fishing for Black Sea Bass on light tackle brings joy to any angler whether experienced or fishing for the first time. These fish are good biters and when our experienced captains put you on a school fishing is amazingly fast! Everyone has a bent rod on our walk-around boats. The Black Sea Bass make the best grilled fish tacos!

Guests holding fish.