Yellow Eye RockfishYellow Eye rockfish are the most well known and prized of the rockfish species. They can reach up to 3 feet, which also makes them one of the largest rockfish species They have been know to grow to be 120 years old. They are firm and lean with mild and delicious flavor.
King SalmonKing salmon (Chinook) are the largest species in the salmon family. They are also the state fish. Kings caught in Sitka average 25' to 35lbs., with the record in Alaska for a sportfish caught King being 97.2 lbs. The peak season for Kings is May thru July, but these salmon are caught all the way through the end of August. According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Sitka is the home of Alaska's largest recreational marine King salmon fisheries.
Coho SalmonCoho salmon (Silver) fishing is fun and exciting. These salmon are known for their fierce runs and aerobatic displays. Coho commonly range in size from 8 to 15 lbs., although they can reach up to 36 lbs. Getting into a school of frenzied "Crazy Coho", is definitely an experience you will never forget.
Lingcod are known as being one of the ugliest but best tasting fish in Alaska. Lings average 25 to 35 lbs but have been caught at 70 lbs.