Alaska Salmon Fishing
WELCOME TO THE GULKANA RIVER PRESERVE,
ACRE PRIVATE FISHING AND CAMPING PRESERVE ACCESSIBLE
BY PERMIT ONLY.
Only permit holders and the preserve owners
to use the preserve facilities. Any one interested in using
the preserve prior to purchasing a lifetime permit can obtain a one
time trial permit for $100. This is a self guided stay so bring your
own raft or fish from our bank. If you check out the videos on our site,
you will see that fishing from our bank is very productive. Our preserve is
truly a fishing paradise. We are hoping that after you experience our
preserve, you will consider buying one of the five river front sites
or the one cabin site we have
left. Don't worry, no one will bother you during your stay unless
YOU are interested in a site. The $100 fee includes a $50 key
deposit which will be refunded when the permit holder returns the
key upon the completion of stay.
Please call Bob Frenck for full details:
Alaska salmon fishing at it's
Gulkana River RV Preserve located at mile 132 Richardson Hwy., 3
miles north of Gakona junction is a
fisherman’s paradise, and is in the hub of Alaska’s most popular
vacation area. You’ll enjoy fishing on our 750 feet of
River shoreline, as well as viewing the variety
of spectacular wildlife. The Gulkana River system is the
spawning grounds for the Copper River King and Sockeye Salmon.
is a picture of our magnificent private fishing preserve taken from the
This close-up shows our
private boat launch and a few of our RV sites.
North to Alaska
Csonka visited our
preserve during the 2009 King Salmon season.
James Beasley, the owner of Wicked Lures,
came to our preserve in 2012 and fished our shoreline with his lures.
You can find a video showing him pulling in fish on
YouTube. You can buy Wick Lures on their web site at
campsites. Fish from a private shoreline. Enjoy easy access to the
Gulkana River using our private boat launch. Only rubber rafts are
allowed on our boat launch.
take a look at these beauties!!
River King salmon season runs from June 1st to July 19th,
River (20 miles to the south) season is extended until July 31st.
The prime part of the world famous
Copper River Sockeye run on the
River starts roughly at the end of the King Salmon season and continues
until the end of August. Huge runs of these Copper River Sockeye pass by
our preserve and hold up in several holes along our 750 ft. of shoreline. You
can catch them directly from our banks or enjoy a float trip. Only the owners and lifetime
permit holders will be allowed on the preserve.
Fishing for all other
species is allowed through the summer.
Aside from excellent
fishing, the area abounds with wildlife and breathtaking scenery. A
variety of amenities including hotels, B&B’s, restaurants, gas stations
and Laundromats are located nearby.
The Gulkana River
was designated as wild and scenic in 1980 by
the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
The abundant wild life along the Gulkana includes bald eagles, moose,
caribou, and bear.
permit holders and owners are allowed in the preserve.|
|Spacious sites just yards from
the river are available for lifetime permits. |
|The only RV
preserve on the
Gulkana River within an 18 mile area from Gakona to Sourdough.|
launch in our preserve. Only rubber rafts can be launched from
|750 ft of private
shoreline to fish and 155 acres to explore.|
|Onsite security guards and
locked gates provide 24-hour security.|
|Filtered water and dumpsters available from June 1st until August 31st.|
is available year round.|
|Just a 2-4 hour scenic drive
to Fairbanks, Valdez, Anchorage and other cities.|
permit holders are allowed to use the preserve 365 days a year.|