We are proud to say that we ONLY serve Wild Alaska King Salmon at the Taku Glacier Lodge. Also known as Chinook, King Salmon are prized for their color, high oil content, firm texture and succulent flesh.
- Alaska King Salmon is the largest and least abundant of the species. The “King Crab” of the salmon species.
- Average weight is approximately 20 pounds and length ranges from 30 to 40 inches.
- Its high oil content makes it a prime candidate for grilling, broiling, sautéing, baking, poaching, steaming, and smoking.
Why are Wild Alaska King Salmon so prized?
Wild-caught Alaska salmon mature at a natural pace, and swim freely in the pristine waters off Alaska’s rugged 34,000-mile coastline.
- Superior Flavor
The superior flavor and texture is prized around the world. The flavor and color characteristics come from the seafood species feeding on their natural diet of marine organisms, and the texture comes from annual migrations in the cold North Pacific.
If you are looking for a meal that is nutritious, low in saturated fat, and high in the “good fats” — heart-healthy omega-3s, you can start with Alaska Seafood.
- Environmentally Responsible
Careful management based on conservation assure abundant stocks of salmon, halibut, sole, pollock, and shellfish, so Alaska seafood is an environmentally responsible choice.
- Alaska Families And Communities
The harvesting and processing of Alaska Seafood plays an important role in Alaska. The seafood industry is the state’s largest private sector employer. Each small salmon fishing vessel, for example, is a floating family business, contributing to state and local economies. Alaska’s commercial catch accounts for over half the nation’s commercial seafood harvest.
We only serve Wild Alaska King Salmon because you came all this way…you only deserve the very best!