Arctic Char


Scientific Name:
Salvelinus alpinus
Water Type:
Fight Rating:
Normal Pointer

The Arctic charr is a typical salmonid, with slender body and a small, rayless adipose fin situated between the rayed dorsal and tail fins. The appearance is highly variable; males often have distinctive red pectoral, pelvic and anal fins with white fore-edges while the dorsal fin is unspotted. It is native to the northern Hemisphere, in Europe, Asia and North America.

Fishing Spots


Alta River -- Unknown --

Alta, Finnmark
Norway Norway
6 1 4

Anvik River -- Unknown --

Anvik, AK
United States United States
12 2 4

Arolik River -- Unknown --

Dillingham, AK
United States United States
18 4

Bald Mountain Pond Pond (Freshwater)

Dover Foxcroft, ME
United States United States
14 1 6

Benka Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Talkeetna, AK
United States United States

Bjarnafjardará River -- Unknown --

Holmavik, Strandasysla
Iceland Iceland
2 2 4

Carpenter Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Wasilla, AK
United States United States
6 11 1

Chapman Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Dawson, YT
Canada Canada
2 2

Dick Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Glennallen, AK
United States United States

Fishtrap Lake(Lake Mulchatna) Lake (Freshwater)

Port Alsworth, AK
United States United States
20 1 6

Goodnews River -- Unknown --

Togiak, AK
United States United States
38 18 1 2 15

Great Bear Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Great Bear Lake , NT
Canada Canada
12 1 10

Irene Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Palmer, AK
United States United States
4 1

James H Floyd Lakes Lake (Freshwater)

Summerville, GA
United States United States
17 6

Jubilee Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Fortune, NF
Canada Canada
2 2

Kvichak River -- Unknown --

Iliamna, AK
United States United States
22 3 6

Lake Clark Lake (Freshwater)

Anchorage, AK
United States United States
22 5 1 4

Lake Elmdale Lake (Freshwater)

Springdale, AR
United States United States
2 6 1 2

Lakselv River -- Unknown --

Lakselv, Troms
Norway Norway
10 1 4

Little Campbell Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Anchorage, AK
United States United States
4 11 1

Loch Quoich Lake (Freshwater)

Fort Augustus, Highland
Scotland Scotland

Lynne Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Willow, AK
United States United States
4 3

Lysa Lakes Lake (Freshwater)

Stykkisholmur, Snaefellsnessysla- og Hnappadalssysla
Iceland Iceland
8 2 2

Marion Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Houston, AK
United States United States
4 13 1

Matanuska Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Palmer, AK
United States United States
4 1

Memory Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Wasilla, AK
United States United States
6 4

Minipi Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Labrador City, NF
Canada Canada
6 1 6

Naknek River -- Unknown --

King Salmon, AK
United States United States
22 4 4

Nushagak River -- Unknown --

Dillingham, AK
United States United States
1 22 12 3 6

Okhota River -- Unknown --

Okhotsk, Khabarovsk
Russian Federation Russian Federation
8 1 4



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