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Sitka Fishing



Sitka Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Sitka, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Pacific Herring

  2. Pacific Herring

    There is a 39.71% catch rate for Pacific Herring, based on 27 Pacific Herring counted.

    Sitka Pacific Herring Counts Chart
    Pacific

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  3. Flathead Sole

  4. Flathead Sole

    There is a 11.76% catch rate for Flathead Sole, based on 8 Flathead Sole counted.

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  5. Pacific Ocean Perch

  6. Pacific Ocean Perch

    There is a 7.35% catch rate for Pacific Ocean Perch, based on 5 Pacific Ocean Perch counted.

    Sitka Pacific Ocean Perch Counts Chart
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  7. Arrowtooth Flounder

  8. Arrowtooth Flounder

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for Arrowtooth Flounder, based on 4 Arrowtooth Flounder counted.

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  9. Redstripe Rockfish

  10. Redstripe Rockfish

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for Redstripe Rockfish, based on 4 Redstripe Rockfish counted.

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    Redstripe

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  11. Alaska Pollock

  12. Alaska Pollock

    There is a 4.41% catch rate for Alaska Pollock, based on 3 Alaska Pollock counted.

    Sitka Alaska Pollock Counts Chart
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  13. Black Rockfish

  14. Black Rockfish

    There is a 4.41% catch rate for Black Rockfish, based on 3 Black Rockfish counted.

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  15. Redbanded Rockfish

  16. Redbanded Rockfish

    There is a 4.41% catch rate for Redbanded Rockfish, based on 3 Redbanded Rockfish counted.

    Sitka Redbanded Rockfish Counts Chart
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  17. Rex Sole

  18. Rex Sole

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Rex Sole, based on 2 Rex Sole counted.

    Sitka Rex Sole Counts Chart
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  19. Sablefish

  20. Sablefish

    There is a 2.94% catch rate for Sablefish, based on 2 Sablefish counted.

    Sitka Sablefish Counts Chart
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Recommendations above based on 16 species of fish and 68 fish counted for April around Sitka.

To date, there are 40 species of fish and a total of 594 fish counted for Sitka and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 7/21/1867 (157 years).

Last Update: 4/16/2024 6:18:31 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Sitka are the following:

  1. Wyville Reef
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  2. NEVA POINT REEF
    NEVA POINT REEF ALASKA


  3. ROUGHNECK
    Attributes RECRD 52962 VESSLTERMS ROUGHNECK FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, nondangerous LATDEC 57.408836 LONDEC -135.622389 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 44.97 SOUNDING_TYPE Meters a


  4. RUSH
    Attributes RECRD 52957 VESSLTERMS RUSH FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, dangerous to surface navigation LATDEC 57.049764 LONDEC -135.343339 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 8.85 SOUNDING_


  5. Sitka Sound Area


  6. OBSTRUCTIOIN
    Attributes RECRD 53197 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Obstruction - Submerged LATDEC 56.712444 LONDEC -135.4605 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 10 SOUNDING_TYPE Fathoms and tenths


  7. Western Channel


  8. FORESTER


  9. Obstruction


  10. Salisbury Sound


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