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When we wanted to go for a walk, we thought we’d try this trail to get to the hatchery. Getting on the trail, there are tons of people fishing, lining the banks on either side. Once you start walking, the river runs along one side...More
No salmon or fishing in Ship Creek. On past visits I felt sorry for the salmon who did not stand a chance with the line up of fisherman. Today fishing was banned and for a good reason. There were no salmon.
We arrived into Anchorage early in the morning in June so we headed straight to Ship Creek. It's a very pretty area and we had lots of fun watching people pull out huge salmon from the creek. It was a great introduction to Alaska and...More
Ship Creek is a SUMMER attraction. Ship Creek features combat salmon fishing beginning in May (King Salmon) and, as Alaska Fish and Game permits, on into July. Then the Silver Salmon arrive in late-July and this fishing season can run on into September. You MUST...More
Walking along Ship Creek watching the salmon fight their way up the river is a sight I will never forget. The path is easy to walk and well maintained. Watching the fisherman catching salmon was wonderful fun.