On the Saltwater the average temperature can vary from 45 to 65 degrees. Precipitation is possible during your stay on the island regardless of your time of year. Rain gear, warm clothing, and waterproof boots are recommended. When you book a Saltwater Package with us you get the boat exclusively for you and your group. You don't have to share the boat with anyone you don't know. That way you can decide what you want to fish for and how long you stay out. The inside passage is a beautiful area so don't forget your camera. While you are out on the water you may see whales, orcas, eagles, and seals or sea lions.
Mid June: King (Chinook) Salmon, Halibut, Rockfish
The King Salmon move into the waters around Prince of Wales Island and that is where we target them.
King salmon are available through mid month. Fishing for Pink Salmon and Coho Salmon is picking up and the waters of the inside passage teem with life. Fishing for Halibut and Rockfish is good and there is no telling what you might catch down there.
This is a great time for Coho Salmon. This is the time of your you will find large schools of salmon and you can expect multiple hook ups. Halibut fishing is great and is peaking during this month. We also catch the occasional King Salmon this time of year.
Fishing licenses and King Salmon stamps can be purchases online or when you arrive > Alaska Fish and Game
PO Box 19170
Thorne Bay, AK 99919
503 680 1755
Fishing on Prince of Wales Island
We fish the calm waters of the inside passage on the east side of Prince of Wales Island. Fishing on our 28 foot cruiser is comfortable and the cabin is large enough for everyone to seek shelter when it rains. We use twin motors for added security when we are out on the water. Saltwater fishing is a lot of fun and the variety of fish available is incredible. Your next strike may be a 20 pound Ling Cod or a 150 pound Halibut.