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Fishing in the Mat-Su Valley
Cast a line in the Mat-Su Valley for an Alaska fishing trip experience of a lifetime. Anglers are lured to the Mat-Su's remote river valleys, secluded mountain lakes, bountiful natural lakes and freshwater streams containing a cornucopia of wild Alaska king salmon, silver salmon, Alaska lake trout, champion rainbow trout, dolly varden, Arctic grayling, Arctic char, northern pike and more. Fish on your own, stay at an Alaska fishing lodge, or use an Alaska fishing charter to catch your dream fish.
Experienced Alaska fishing guides, custom fly in fishing charters and world-class Alaska fishing lodges provide expert guide service to avid fly fishing enthusiasts, causal bank-side anglers and first timers alike. Type "fishing" into the Member Business Search for Alaska fishing charters, guides, fishing lodges, lakeside inns or B&Bs.
For visitors in pursuit of their own Alaska fishing bliss, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is an invaluable resource.
Types of Fishing in Alaska
Alaska Fly Fishing
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Fly fishing in Alaska for salmon and trout is exactly how you've dreamt it is, especially in the peaceful, pristine Mat-Su Valley. Travel in comfort by jet boat or small airplane to a remote destination for wade-in fishing. Experienced fly fishing guides cater to both beginner and skilled fly fisherman.
Alaska Fishing Charters
Alaska fishing guides know the best spots to fish in Mat-Su Valley lakes and streams. They have a thorough knowledge of local regulations and will help you have a successful and productive Alaska and fishing trip. They also provide gear, tackle and bait.
Stillwater capital of Alaska
The Mat-Su Valley is known as the "Stillwater Fishing Capital of Alaska" because the abundance of road-accessible lakes. Catch landlocked salmon, arctic char and rainbow trout in one of the many lakes. Don't forget about those big northern pike out there too!
Alaska Ice Fishing
Fishing in Alaska is not limited by season. Winter guides are available to scout winter ice fishing hot spots for landlocked salmon, rainbow trout, Arctic grayling and Arctic char. Read more
Alaska Fishing Hot Spots
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|3 Rivers Fly & Tackle|
|Deshka Landing Charters|
|Fisherman's Choice Charters|
|Fishtale River Guides|
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Alaska sport fishing rivers in the Mat-Su Valley include the Deshka River, Willow Creek, Susitna River Tributaries, Little Susitna River, Montana Creek, Talkeenta River, Yentna River and more. View Alaska salmon run chart provided by ADF&G (pdf)
The ADF&G also produces an Alaska Fishing Lake Map with fishing information and regulations for more than 80 Mat-Su Valley lakes in the areas of Talkeetna, Willow and Nancy Lake, Big Lake, Point Mackenzie, Palmer-Wasilla, the Glenn Highway. View map (pdf)
Alaska Fly in fishing lodges and resorts located near remote wilderness streams teeming wild Alaska salmon and trout are easily accessible from the Mat-Su Valley.
Fish road-accessible fishing hot spots along Parks Highway streams including Willow Creek, Little Willow Creek, Montana Creek and Little Susitna River.
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3 waterfront locations - Cottonwood & Wasilla Creeks. Rare salmon viewing opportunities. Cabin suites w/ queen bed, large loft w/ 2 twin beds, kitchen, jetted tub & gas fireplace. Secluded, yet minutes from Palmer & Wasilla. more
Guided fishing charters jetboat to Mat-Su Valley's best silver and king salmon fishing. Winter ice fishing excursions. Techniques instruction, tackle, roomy boats, lodges. Website pictures, fishing reports, attractions, lodging accommodations. more
Fishing on the Kenai Peninsula is world class for a reason: Variety, Abundance and Size. !/2 and Full Day Guided Salmon and Trophy Trout Demo Fishing Equiptment G Loomis, Ross, Shimanno. The Lodge is privileged to have assembled a remarkable group of more
Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play
The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!
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