In Alaska, where fishing is legendary, Sitka is simply an angler’s paradise. The halibut frequently weigh more than 100 pounds and the salmon are among the biggest in the world. Fishing charters allow visitors to take advantage of the waters surrounding Sitka, boasting the highest King Salmon saltwater catch rate in southeast Alaska. While the deep-sea lure of saltwater fishing is irresistible, freshwater stream and lake fishing are also a popular pasttime. Local processors can smoke or seal any catch, readying it for your return home. Whether rod and reel or fly-fishing is your style, Sitka is a fisherman’s dream.