From Whittier to Valdez and Cordova, Prince William Sound hosts some of the most significant salmon runs in the state of Alaska. Home of the world famous Copper River, this region features all five salmon species, as well as a healthy marine fishery. Whittier is the closest port to Anchorage that offers offshore fishing for halibut, while Valdez hosts thousands of anglers and silvers during its annual fishing derby. This is also a popular region for Alaska residents to go shrimping.
Download area fishing regulations. And please respect sea lions and all marine wildlife while fishing, and don't feed them your fish waste.