I have been trying to put together a fishing trip for the summer '08 with my dad for the past couple of months. As noted on this site in other posts, this is difficult to do from out of state when you do not know the area, which guides are best, ... So, I am loooking for input from this group-
I would like to do a trip where we can fish for sockeye & kings in the river and also do a day or two halibut / salmon trip. I am looking for something somewhat remote (do not desire combat fishing the Kenai) but do not want to spend $$$$$ for multiple plane trips. I was looking at Kodiak island and thought it looked to offer the combination I am looking for. I have read that you can fish off the road on Kodiak- does that mean that there a tons of people there? Is a guide still needed for sockeye there? Places to stay where can fish rivers at cabin & close to charter for salt water trip? Any other areas recommended for what we are looking for in a trip. I am wanting to try to keep the cost under $3000/person for a 6-7 day trip (outside of our initial airfare into a major airport (i.e. Anchorage). I do not need gourmet meals, nice lodge, ...
Thanks in advance for you input-