Fish Calendar

Use our Salmon calendar to Identifying the Five Types of Alaskan Salmon & When to fish for them.

Ketchikan Fish Calender

Alaskan Salmon

Use our Alaska Salmon Calendar, and determine what you want to fish for. And find the best time to book your adventure to Ketchikan, Alaska. Alaskan salmon is a popular and sustainable seafood choice. Enjoyed by millions of people worldwide for generations. There are five types of Alaskan Salmon—each with distinct flavor and nutritional profiles. The five types of salmon are the Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Pink, and Chum. Deep sea fish for 4 of the five types King, Pink, Silver, and we catch a few Chum Salmon.

You can see an estimation of the size of each salmon Species. Check out the above Salmon calendar.

King Salmon:

The largest Alaskan Salmon is known as Chinook Salmon. They have a rich, full-bodied flavor and firm texture. King Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamin D. They are best grilled, baked, or roasted.

King salmon run from May to Around the first week of June.

Coho Salmon: 

Silver Salmon has a mild, delicate flavor and firm texture. Coho Salmon is high in omega-3, protein, and vitamin B12. It is best grilled, roasted, or smoked.

This salmon runs well depending on the year, about August & September.

Sockeye Salmon:

In Addition, locals call it Red Salmon. It has a distinct, deep red flesh with a rich, buttery flavor. Sockeye Salmon is high in fatty acids, protein, and vitamin D. Sockeye Salmon is best grilled, broiled, or baked.

We do not fish for Sockeye salmon. People catch them after they run upstream into the river using fly rods.

Pink Salmon are the smallest Alaskan Salmon. Locals call it Humpy Salmon. It has a mild flavor and softer texture compared to the other types. This Salmon is low in fat but high in protein, vitamin B12, and niacin. Pink Salmon is the best fresh grilled. Smoked Pink Salmon is a real treat.

This fish is plentiful and caught in freshwater rivers and the open ocean.

The time to catch pink Salmon in the area is mid-July to early September.

Chum Salmon, known as Dog Salmon or Keta Salmon. It has a mild flavor. And is lower in fat and fatty acids than other types. Chum Salmon is high in protein and vitamin B12. Dog Salmon is best as an ingredient in soups and stews.

These fish arrive in Ketchikan, Alaska, from mid-June to late August.

Alaskan salmon is a nutritious seafood with numerous advantages. It is low in calories and high in -3 fatty acids. This Salmon may lessen your risk of heart disease, stroke, and other cancers.

In conclusion, our calendar is a good general idea of when to fish. It depends a lot on the weather. Alaskan Salmon is a delicious choice. This fish has a nutritious offering of health benefits. It is a versatile ingredient used in multiple dishes. Alaskan Salmon is the way to go. If you want a sustainable and healthy seafood choice.

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