Every year the Alaska Department of Fish and Game compiles Nushagak River fish counts, specifically for our five salmon species. Nushagak River Adventures sits on the world’s largest king salmon run, and the 2018 data proves it. 2018 ended up being a phenomenal year as we saw hundreds of thousands more salmon in the Nushagak River than in 2017. We’re so proud to be one of few Alaska salmon fishing lodges on the Nushagak! Here is some of the data from this year’s report.
As the Alaska fishing season sadly wraps up here on the Nushagak River, it’s time to start thinking about your next week-long excursion at our Nushagak River Adventures. Autumn has officially arrived here in peaceful Southwest Alaska as our trees have begun changing color. It may not seem like it at the moment, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner.
We’re in the middle of the silver salmon and rainbow trout season here on the Nushagak River in beautiful southwestern Alaska. The spawning silvers are as feisty as ever, and the colorful rainbows are growing by the hour as they feed on salmon roe. Fish the Nush has some beautiful weather headed our way this fall with higher than average temperatures, according to the NOAA.
Salmon fishing in Alaska should be high on everyone’s bucket list, and Fish the Nush is steps from one of the longest king salmon runs in Alaska: the Nushagak “Nush” River. The Last Frontier is a vast outdoor enthusiast’s playground, and we offer anglers so much more than just king salmon. Our rivers and creeks are home to many unique fish species in the Northwest.