When you are making your plans to come and fish in Alaska, one of the first question is – When will the salmon be running? We get this question all the time and the simple answer is – it depends on the type of salmon. There are also several factors in determining when the salmon actually run. How harsh was the winter in Alaska, the historical timing for the streams, the species, the location, etc? Here is a link to Alaskan Fish and Game where they have a chart for the run timing for each region of Alaska.
Below is a quick guide to help determine the running season for each species of salmon.