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Sitka’s Abundant Salmon

July 19, 2011
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Salmon Central: The Sitka area features excellent fishing for silver salmon (pictured) and king salmon, as well as halibut and lingcod. Ron Ballanti
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Alan Kikuchi
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Go Soft: Gulp! soft-plastic baits often take salmon when fished like natural bait. Ron Ballanti
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More Than a Pretty Face: They aren’t much to look at, but lingcod fight hard and are great table fare.
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Magic Carpets: Many anglers prefer the challenge of winching up trophy halibut from the depths, always a tough chore. Ron Ballanti
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Heavy Artillery: When targeting huge halibut, heavy tackle is the norm, with belly strips cut from salmon the prime bait. Ron Ballanti
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