Hook the Big One at Salmon Falls

Ketchikan is known as the Salmon Capital of the world and as such has an epic King and Silver Salmon run every year. We are committed to making every guest stay with us their best fishing trip ever! From seasoned pros to new anglers baiting a hook for the first time we will make sure you enjoy the adventure of a life time. Our custom fleet of new boats and top of the line gear, experienced Alaskan guides, and location make for a recipe of success. Warm ocean currents and spring runoff create an ideal habitat for millions of bait fish, which in return creates a perfect environment for all types of Salmon. The Halibut, Lingcod, and 20 other fish species are abundant and offer an array of fishing opportunities.

Salmon Falls Resort Fishing



Our experienced guides will ensure your day is full of memories. Our fleet is equipped with heated cabins, standing/private heads, surround sound music, shock-absorbent seats, dual 200 Honda outboards, and an arsenal of top of the line fishing gear.




Perfect for the experienced fisherman or those looking to fish on their own, self-guided fishing packages put fishing is in your hands. The Lund SSV is perfect any type of fishing. Built with heavy grade aluminum these Lund boats provide a safe and stable ride. Each boat is equipped with a 40HP Honda, steering wheel, rod holders, seats, gaff and fishing net.


Fish Processing


The best part of a fishing trip is cooking for friends and family when you return home. Once you’ve landed those salmon, halibut, lingcod, and rockfish your job is done. Salmon Falls resort fish processing is included all of our inclusive packages. Leave the cleaning, cutting, and packaging to our expert crew of fish processors.

Salmon Falls Fish Processing
Salmon Falls Resort Fish Processing

Cuts & Yields

Our onsite expert fish processors will guide you to the correct cut whether it be steaks or fillets. Be sure to note the approximate yields of each fish: Salmon 45%, Halibut 45%, Lingcod-20%, Rockfish- 15%

Fish Boxes & Shipping

Our processing crew trims, fillets, vacuum packs, and flash freezes it for travel on your airline. Fish will stay frozen for appx 20+ hours depending on location. At Salmon Falls Resort, fish boxes accompany guest as luggage and travel under airlines weight restrictions. On departure day our onsite crew will ensure your fish is packed and ready to go and will deliver to the airport shuttle. If you plan to continue your travel before returning home, our crew can recommend shipping options for future delivery.

Packaged Fish at Salmon Falls Resort

Fishing Limits

Captain Gary Souza

King Salmon (Chinook)

The largest of Pacific Salmon, Kings or Chinooks average 13-18 pounds and about 37 inches long, we tend to see them appear in Mid-June.

2020 Nonresident season limits: One fish daily, Must be greater than 28 inches. Annual possession limits are three fish in June, two fish in July and one fish from August forward.

Salmon Fishing at Salmon Falls Resort

Silver Salmon (Coho)

Silvers average 7 to 12 pounds and about 28 inches long. The late summer run tends to see fatter bright chrome fish.

2020 Nonresident Season Limits: Six fish per day, no annual limit.

Salmon Fishing at Salmon Falls Resort

Pink Salmon (Humpback)

Pinks average 3 to 5 pounds and are typically 20 inches long. They are the smallest of the pacific salmon. You can often see them spawning in our waterfall onsite, lots of times guest can catch them right off our dock.

2020 Nonresident Season Limit: Six fish per day 16 inches or longer, with no annual limit.

Halibut at Salmon Falls Resort

Pacific Halibut

Halibut can range in size and weight with some of the largest tipping the scales at 400 pounds. Most of the Halibut we catch are under 38 inches. Halibut are abundant and great eating.

2020 Nonresident Season Limits: One fish per day, which must be either 45 inches or less or 80 inches or more in length, no annual limit. Halibut in the slot between 45 inches and 80 inches must be released unless a GAF permit is onboard. Ask your captain about obtaining a GAF permits. Updated as of June 2020.

Lingcod at Salmon Falls Resort


Lingcod can weight over 75 pounds and reach more 60 inches or more. Remember, Lingcod on yield approximately 20% of their weight. You’ll be amazed when you catch one! They are beautiful fish!

2020 Nonresident Season Limits: One fish 30 to 45 inches, and one fish 55 inches or longer, with an annual limit of two fish.

Yelloweye Rockfish

Non-Pelagic Rockfish

This bright orange nonpelagic rockfish averages 10-12 pounds and may live to be over 100 years old!

2020 Nonresident season limits: No retention of non-pelagic rockfish. All must be released back into the water with a deepwater release mechanism.

Palegic Rockfish

Pelagic Rockfish

Includes dusky, dark, widow, blue, yellowtail, and black, known as “black bass.”

2020 Nonresident season limits: Five per day, 10 in possession, no size limit.

Salmon Falls Resort Fish Weights & Peak Season

We offer Fully and Self-Guided fishing packages.
Give us a call at (907) 225-2752 or fill out the form below for more information and to book!


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