As odd as it sounds, spring is just around the corner, and the crew at Jimmie Jack Fishing is already planning for eager anglers hoping to get a fresh taste of the "Last Frontier." After booking your Alaska fishing trip, we recommend using our travel packing list as a guideline for what to bring in addition to your other plans.
Our team here at Jimmie Jack Fishing has a culture of excellence, preparedness, punctuality, and professionalism. I meet so many guests every season who voluntarily tell me that my team is absolutely amazing. I believe that our culture attracts great people because great people love to be on a team that exudes excellence.
As we say goodbye to fall and await winter's arrival, the Alaska fishing season at Jimmie Jack's Fishing will come to a close. As much as we look forward to a short break, we'll also be eagerly looking forward to resuming our Alaskan fishing charters in May.
With its majestic mountains, pristine waters, and unscathed wilderness, it’s no wonder that the Kenai Peninsula is considered a premier destination for anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Ensconced on the mighty bluffs of the Cook Inlet, Jimmie Jack’s Fishing Lodge offers an immaculate gateway to Alaska’s playground. As one can imagine, the ideal setting presented in one of the most beautiful regions of the world is the perfect place to experience fishing in Alaska. It’s no secret that we have some of the highest catch rates in the state, but even so, our recommendation is to hire an Alaskan fishing guide. The opportunity to catch and release one of the largest king salmon in the history of the world. Nine out of the 10 largest king salmon in the world were caught on the Kenai River!
Part of what makes Jimmie Jack’s a premier Alaska fishing charter is the lodge’s proximity to some of the best fishing in the state. When it comes to halibut fishing, there is no better place to do so than the halibut capital of the world, Homer, Alaska. Halibut fishing in Alaska is something every avid angler should strive to accomplish. Very few experiences can compare to the feeling of gripping your rod as you steadily reel in one of these voracious monsters. Here’s what you can expect when you take an Alaskan fishing trip with Jimmie Jack’s.
For most anglers, the words Alaska and king salmon are almost synonymous. As the largest of Alaska's five native salmon species, the king—a.k.a. Chinook salmon— has become a highly coveted trophy. The only thing better than venturing to the best place for salmon fishing in Alaska is doing so with one of Jimmie Jack's Kasilof fishing guides. Combine your grit and determination with their unrivaled know-how to produce the most exciting fishing trip of your life!
The best part about Alaska fishing in September is that the days are still long and most of the crowds have dissipated for the season. To make things even better, silver salmon and Halibut are still sitting at their peak seasons, making September an incredible time to head up and experience the Alaskan fall in all its beauty.
Fishing in Alaska happens all year round, but, if you are coming from out of state, you’ll likely be visiting in the summer, and June fishing in Alaska is hard to beat. The peak season for many species will be occurring in June, so your chance at a personal best is not out of reach. Early summer fishing in Alaska can be very rewarding and you’re about to find out why.
When you stay at Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodge, you’ll be met with perfect accommodations, as well as plenty of opportunities for fishing. Each stay at Jimmie Jack’s will include fishing excursions, and you can choose between a stay at their Original Alaska Lodge or their Seascape Lodge. A stay here is sure to be an adventure and the vacation of a lifetime, but it won’t just be your average getaway. Here is everything you need to know before booking your stay with Jimmie Jack’s.
Just like the lingcod, the Alaska rockfish is another under-the-radar species that Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodge has charters for. However, the Pacific rockfish is a popular fish in Asian and American cooking—and if you haven’t tried it, catching and eating it fresh is the best way to do it! Before you go out on Alaska rockfish charters, learn a little bit about the spiny carnivore, so you know what you’re getting into.