Cast a Line

Good fishing is an arm’s reach away right in Anchorage. It’s so close that locals can cast a line or two on their lunchbreak! Ship Creek is a bustling salmon hot spot in summer months, located smack in the middle of the city. Just steps from downtown’s most popular shopping and dining establishments, the creek sees king and silver salmon runs in summer. In other streams and lakes nearby, there are even more opportunities. Land your limit of salmon, trout, grayling and many other species. Fishing licenses can be purchased online or at many of the city’s convenience stores, and many bait and tackle shops will let travelers rent everything from waders to rods, so don’t worry about packing a thing. Once travelers are satisfied with their catch, local processors will package and even mail it to wherever it needs to go so travelers to have to worry about the logistics of bringing it home.

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