Who We Are

Salmon River Sportfishing offers a variety of private and customizable fishing and kayaking day trips based out of Gustavus, Alaska. We specialize in both fly fishing and spin fishing excursions. All of our trips are suitable for experts and complete beginners alike. A trip with Salmon River Sportfishing is perfect for those who want to have a personalized tour that is off the beaten path. We greatly look forward to being your guide and providing you with an Alaskan adventure of a lifetime.

Flexible Fishing Options and Activities

Our itineraries are flexible to accommodate the needs and interests of your group or family. From groups that are 100% focused on fishing to those who want to mix in other activities such as kayaking or hiking, we can create an itinerary to match the interests of everyone in your party.

Gustavus, Alaska

Gustavus is a small town of about 400 people that is often called the “gateway” to Glacier Bay National Park. The town is known for its outstanding fishing trips, both on the ocean and along rivers. The closest “town” to Gustavus is Juneau, which is a 15 minute plane ride or 3 hour ferry ride away.

COVID-19 Alaska Travel Information

The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services released an update to Mandate 10 regarding traveling to Alaska from outside of the state, as well as a dedicated travel information website and responses to Frequently Asked Questions.

Beginning Friday, June 5, at 11:55 p.m., travelers entering the state may enter Alaska upon either:

  • producing a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to departure to Alaska.

  • producing a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 within five days of an individual’s travel date; and then obtain a second test upon arrival and minimize interactions until the second test result is received and confirmed negative.

  • obtaining an initial PCR test upon arrival in Alaska that shows a negative result for COVID-19, in which the traveler will self-quarantine, at their own expense, until the second test result is received and confirmed negative. The traveler will receive a voucher for a second test that must occur within 7-14 days after arrival, in which the traveler will minimize interactions until the second test results are confirmed negative.

  • providing critical infrastructure services, in which the employee must abide by their company’s protective plan on file with the state.

If a traveler does not fall under any of the above categories, they must undergo a 14-day quarantine at their own expense before continuing on in their travels.

Prior to arrival in Alaska, travelers must complete the State of Alaska Travel Declaration Form online – find out more at Covid19.alaska.gov/travelers.