Sitka Salmon Shares Review: Best Seafood Subscription Box

If you’re someone who loves seafood, Sitka Salmon Shares is a company that you’ll want to have on your radar. 

They allow you to experience responsibly caught seafood delivered to your door monthly AND your purchase benefits small boat fishermen. 

I had the pleasure of trying them out for the first time in 2019 and today I wanted to update this review post to share my most recent experience with them. 

Sitka Salmon Shares Review

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What is Sitka Salmon Shares

Sitka Salmon Shares delivers premium, sustainable, wild Alaskan seafood from fishermen directly to your doorstep. 

However, this is a subscription-based food delivery service, so you do have to commit to paying for your “share” each month during the season. They allow you to pay on a monthly basis or you can save a little bit of money if you pay in full upfront. 

Sitka Salmon Shares Review

What Are the Share Options

As of this writing, they currently have 4 share options available. All of which look pretty amazing in my opinion. They are as follows:

  • Premium Sitka Seafood Share (starts at $129 per month)
  • Sitka Seafood Share (starts at $119 per month)
  • Sitka Salmon Share (starts at $119 per month)
  • Sitka White Fish Share (starts at $119 per month)

You can find full details about what’s included in each of the shares and even compare shares to see what’s the best fit for you here. Make sure to use the code G4MFish for a discount on any 2021 Sitka Seafood Share that is purchased by July 31st. 

What Comes in the Box 

When your box arrives, it’ll contain dry ice to keep the fish frozen. If you don’t plan to make the food within 24 hours simply transfer it to your freezer. In my case, we planned to have it the next day so we let the fish defrost in the fridge. 

In your Sitka Salmon Shares box, you’ll find large recipe cards, which help you jumpstart your meal plan if you’re new to cooking the specific type of fish that you receive.

Large Recipe Cards

I just want to say that the “large” recipe cards were my favorite (outside of the salmon lol) because so many companies that send recipe cards send little index card-sized ones, which can be a huge pain when trying to follow the recipe. 

Why You Should Try Sitka Salmon Shares 

Sitka Salmon Shares is a company that is about so much more than making money. Some of the main reasons I would recommend you give them a try if you’re a seafood lover is as follows:

  1. They implement a hook-and-line method that minimizes the negative ecological impact. 
  2. Their fishermen receive approximately 10-30% more for their harvest, which could be an extra $10,000 of income each season for fishermen. 
  3. They donate a percentage of their gross revenue to efforts promoting small-scale fisheries and conservation in Alaska. 

As you can tell from just those three things they are a community-focused company so you can feel confident when ordering from them that your business is actually helping. 

Sitka Salmon Shares Review

Sitka Salmon Shares really exceeded my expectations. In the Media box, I received salmon and halibut.

Sitka Salmon Shares Media Box

In my house, we typically have at least one salmon-based meal per week. However, while I do love seafood, I’m not really a big fish person. In fact, Salmon is pretty much the only fish that I’ll readily eat, but I must admit that the halibut was a big hit at the dinner table. 

Additionally, based on the salmon that I normally get from the grocery store, you can definitely taste a difference when compared to Sitka Salmon Shares salmon.  I’m not sure if it’s because Sitka Salmon Shares blast freezes the fish at the peak of freshness to ensure it stays fresh or what, but they are definitely providing good quality fish. 

Overall, I highly recommend Sitka Salmon Shares (I’ve now had 2 positive experiences with them), and I love the convenience of having fresh seafood delivered to my doorstep. If you’ve been looking for a seafood delivery subscription service this is definitely one to consider first. 

Additionally, if you do sign up for a 2021 Premium Sitka Seafood Share make sure you use the code G4MFish

What We Made

We had a nice fish dinner!

The halibut was pan-seared and the salmon was made using the PowerXL Smokeless grill

Sitka Salmon Shares Review

For the sides, we kept it simple with freshly sauteed green beans and rice. 

The entire meal took less than an hour to make. 

Sitka Salmon Shares Review

Everything turned out delicious and we even had leftovers after feeding a family of five. 

Sitka Salmon Shares Review

Conclusion: Sitka Salmon Shares is Worth Checking Out

If you’re in the market for a fresh seafood subscription box, Sitka Salmon Shares is worth checking out.

What I received is just a small selection of what they have to offer. They also have other prized Alaskan caught seafood such as cod, Kodiak black rockfish, crab, spot shrimp, and more. 

Sitka Salmon Shares Review: Best Seafood Subscription Box


  1. katrina m kroeplin says:

    i love salmon, i really need to check this out

  2. Marysa says:

    This looks like an awesome kit. And I love your little grill! Sounds like a great option to have.

  3. Cathi Mini says:

    Yes! I love Salmon too! Thanks for sharing their options! And thanks for sharing the code!

  4. I love salmon and enjoy it a few times per week. This sounds like a great brand. Will check them out.

  5. Catalina says:

    I think These Salmon Shares are the best way to have something new for dinner.

  6. Sally says:

    It is very convenient to have food delivered right to your door. It is also nice to support small companies.

  7. Nikki Wayne says:

    This is the kind of subscription I’ll definitely love forever.

  8. Beth says:

    This looks like a great way to get fresh fish! I am glad that it is ecologically responsible and that the fishermen are earning higher wages!

  9. Tasheena says:

    This sounds so amazing. I have to look into trying this.


    My husband really does love his salmon. He particularly likes it with green beans with a little olive oil and lemon.

  11. Tara Pittman says:

    What a great way to get seafood. This is something that I will have to order.

  12. melissa chapman says:

    My son loves salmon and can not get enough so a subscription like this is perfect for us. I buy salmon weekly but it can not be as good as Sitka

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  14. I’ve always wanted to cook Salmon, but I never had any idea how to prepare it. I love they give such easy to follow recipe cards

  15. I like hearing that the fisherman benefit financially while implementing ecological tools.

  16. Fatima Torres says:

    We just had salmon yesterday. Wish I spotted this recipe sooner. It looks delicious.

  17. It sounds like an awesome subscription box. I love seafood, especially salmon. I’ll check it out.

  18. We love seafood and salmon is one of my faves, but we have never tried getting a seafood subscription box. This is actually the first time I’ve heard of this box. I’m going to check it out.

  19. I love seafood except for salmon, but I’d love to have something like this that is so fresh. I love halibut so that caught my eye right away.

  20. Melissa Dixon says:

    Yum! I would love to try this out. I need to add more salmon into my family meal plan and I think this would be perfect.

  21. I like the idea of having it delivered to your door. Subscription boxes are the best. This would really be the one to get too.

  22. Sounds like a great deal! Plus it’s perfect if you love seafood. I like that you can tell the difference when it comes to the quality of their fish. It’s such a huge advantage for me. Thanks for the review!

  23. This Sitka Salmon is really great. I will definitely check this out when I go to the market with my wife. I will try using this for my recipes.

  24. Michelle Cantu says:

    Oh wow, the finished plate looks amazing. I am a huge seafood lover and am always looking for quality seafood. Excited to try this.

  25. I have never heard of this before! My friend loves seafood and I am sure she would really enjoy this box.

  26. Everything looks yummy! I have to look into giving this company a try. It looks like they have a lot of great options.

  27. Sitka Salmon is such a great company from the sea to your table. I love a socially and financially conscious company like this. Seafood lovers should look into this.

  28. Yum, this looks good. My mom loves her salmon, so I might have to get this for her.

  29. The reasons alone for subscribing to this program are excellent. I’m all for supporting the ones who put the time in with hard work, and I agree that having the recipes enlarged makes it easier to read as well as store in a recipe book binder.

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