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Alaskan Beauty and Fishing Adventure Brings Travelers Back Each Year!

Sportsman's Cove Lodge is nestled in the calm inlet of Saltery Cove on the Eastern shore of Prince of Wales Island in Alaska. This quiet fishing community has a long history of luring anglers of all levels due to Alaska's beautiful landscape and rich fishing waters. Sportsman's Cove Lodge stands out by being the most hospitable and service oriented sports fishing resort of the area. Their staff are specially trained in customer service making sure that you have a smooth stay from the moment the floatplane lands in the inlet. Fine Alaskan cuisine is prepared with fresh caught fish each day and awaits your arrival. Cozy cabins that are built in the edge of the hills give you all of the comforts of home with full baths, multiple bedrooms, breathtaking views and daily maid service. Get ready for a one of a kind fishing trip!


Beautiful landscapes and epic fishing go hand in hand with the Alaskan outdoors, but you won't have to pick and choose what you experience during your stay here. Sportsman's Cove Lodge provides quality lodging with room for the whole family, fine cuisine made with fresh caught fish, daily guided fishing tours, processing of your daily catch, and they even send you to bed with warm cookies and milk each night.


All ages can enjoy everything that Alaska has to offer. Sportsman's Cove Lodge makes room for everyone in their fully remodeled lodges with multiple bedrooms, full baths, decks overlooking the peaceful surrounding waters, cozy queen-size beds, and a daily maid service. Spend quality time with your family relaxing in the hot tub or roasting marshmallows around the fireplace after an exciting day on the water.


Join travelers from around the globe that have had the privilege of enjoying the Alaskan frontier. Take a morning hike through the long standing pine trees overlooking the cove and you might be lucky enough to see a moose, bald eagle, deer, or bear. While you're fishing you might come across whales and sea lions. Experience the great outdoors while you enjoy your favorite pastime!


Sportsman's Cove Lodge is an all-inclusive Alaskan fishing experience. Hand picked and carefully trained staff are experienced in hospitality, fishing, and boating to ensure that you and your family can spend all your time enjoying the ride. Daily guided fishing charters will take you out for a chance to catch king salmon, coho salmon, true cod, halibut, and seventeen species of rockfish. Get ready for an adventure!


Sportsman's Cove Lodge has newly remodeled suites overlooking the cove and eye level with the nesting places of bald eagles. Queen-size beds, multiple full baths and bedrooms, spacious living area and access to a shared deck sets this lodge apart from the rest. Alaskan chefs prepare delicious fresh caught meals for you daily and create the best nightcap of milk and warm cookies each night. The comforts of home are paired with the beautiful scenery and your favorite pastime!


Sportsman's Cove Lodge is nestled in 17 million acres of Tongass National Forest. The surrounding landscape features towering mountains of 2000 to 3000 feet that make up Prince of Wales Island, the third largest in the United States, with saltwater straights, bays, lakes and streams all formed from glaciers that once covered the area. Hiking trails allow you to explore the land, while your daily fishing excursions will expose you to the connecting waterways.


The area surrounding Sportsman's Cove Lodge is part of the Pacific Temperate Rainforest, where you'll find a delicate balance in the ecosystem that keeps the wildlife flourishing, the scenic beauty incomparable, and the human travelers engaged in the land. Spend your days with a fishing guide out on the water, hike the trails surrounding the lodge, or just relax on the deck taking in the view.


There is no need to bring all of your own gear when you plan a fishing trip to Alaska. The great people of Sportsman's Cove Lodge will make sure you are outfitted correctly for your days on the water. Enjoy fresh and delectable meals ready when you return, and they'll be ready to process your daily catch for the trip home. Enjoy the fun of fishing without the planning and worry!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 30 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Ketchikan
  • Nearby Water Inside Passage
  • Open Dates Jun 1 to Sep 8

Nearest Airports

  • Hydaburg Seaplane Base (HYG) / 23.7 miles
  • Ketchikan International Airport (KTN) / 24.5 miles
  • Klawock Airport (AKW) / 31.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Gift Shop
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Saltwater Fishing
Room Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Deck
  • Hot Tub
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Free Parking
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
Languages Spoken
  • English
P.O. Box 8500 Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 United States  
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