1 . Salmon Catcher Lodge

Kenai, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 7540

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Fishing is at it's best at this one-of-a-kind Kenai lodge!

Salmon Catcher Lodge is the perfect place to plan your next fishing excursion. Located between Kenai and Soldotna, Salmon Catcher Lodge is in an ideal spot for your vacation and offers charming lodges and cabins surrounded by the lush forests. With full-size kitchens, fish storage freezers, gas grills, and more, you'll feel right at home throughout your stay. And when it comes to fishing, Salmon Catcher Lodge has you covered. From guided King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Red Salmon, Halibut, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Grayling, and Pike fishing at nearby Kasilof River and Deep Creek, plus many others, you'll be sure to go home with more than just one trophy catch! There's no better place for your fishing adventure than at Salmon Catcher lodge!

Address

37911 Ralph Lane Kenai, Alaska 99611

Related activities

If you need a break from the fishing, or if angling isn't your calling, join Salmon Catcher Lodge on guide big game hunts! Head out into the breathtaking natural surroundings and search for moose or brown bear!

Related Onsite Offerings

Salmon Catcher Lodge makes it easy to getaway with groups! Whether you're coming for a family outing, a reunion with the buddies, or a company retreat, their new recreation building offers everything you need from comfortable efficiency suites to recreation area to full service bar. The Lodge also offers airport pick up and rental cars, full food service, and fully guided fishing trips! Plan your next group vacation today!

2 . Gone Fishin Lodge

Kenai, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 622 - 6502

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The "Gone Fishin" mantra is about to take on another meaning, at Gone Fishin' Lodge on Kenai River!

Fish The Last Frontier and pull up King Salmon worthy of their royal title. Rainbow Trout and Dolly Vardon prizes are the sport fish that true anglers only dream of. And you can cast or fly fish them right from the record-breaking waters of the famous Kenai River where the world record Rainbow was caught! Whether it's a 60-pound King Salmon, a 100-pound Halibut, or a feisty Silver Salmon, the Gone Fishin' Alaskan fishing lodge experience can't be beat, either before or past the Alaskan border!

Address

Gone Fishin Resort 48672 Funny River Rd Kenai, AK 99669

Highlights

All of the Gone Fishin' Resort fishing trips include an experienced guide, high quality fishing equipment, and a fishing experience like no other!

Related Onsite Offerings

Alaska location grants the Gone Fishin Lodge with more than an incredible fishing experience. You can also fly into remote areas and take a boat to where the Grizzlies roam free!

3 . Northwoods Lodge

Skwentna, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 306 - 8402

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If you’re looking for an Alaskan vacation that offers an expert guide service and all the first-class amenities of a lavish hotel, look no further. The Northwoods Lodge brings you the finest fishing service, elegant dining and spacious cabins in the midst of Alaska’s beautiful wilderness.

The moment you arrive at the Northwoods Lodge you’ll be greeted by your personal fishing guide. At 5 a.m. your guide takes you out your back door and onto Fish Lake Creek. Here you have access to six other creeks filled with rainbow trout, grayling, King salmon, sockeye salmon and more. Unfortunately all good things come to an end, but when it’s time to leave you’ll be surprised to find all your fish filleted, vacuum sealed and frozen for you to take home. Back onshore the Northwoods Lodge continues to outdo itself with world-class amenities. Fill your belly with a five-course dinner, warm up in the sauna or take a dip in the hot tub. To top off your night kick back on your private porch and admire the green pine trees and pristine waters of Fish Lake Creek – you might even spot wandering grizzly bears.

Highlights

The Northwood Lodge is prepared to accommodate corporate conferences and large group meetings.

Getting there

Flights to the Northwoods Lodge depart from Anchorage’s Lake Hood, adjacent to Anchorage International Airport, at 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Trail Ridge Air.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Northwoods Lodge offers satellite TV and Internet service.

4 . Fishmasters Inn

Elfin Cove, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 922 - 3474

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Picturesque views, once-in-a-lifetime fishing and comfortable accommodations; head to Fishmasters Inn for a unique getaway you'll remember forever!

Relax and breathe in the fresh Alaskan air. With the stunning glaciers, mountains and wildlife as your backdrop you'll feel at complete tranquility and bliss at Fishmasters Inn. The rustic 6,000 square foot lodge gives homey feel while you spend your days doing some unusual fishing, sightseeing and hiking. Discover the great Alaskan outdoors!

Address

101 Glacier View Dr Elfin Cove, AK 99825

Season

Trips range from May to September. Inquire for more information!

Related activities

Southwest Alaska is an angler's paradise! Enjoy a delicious variety of fish from King Salmon, Pacific halibut, Irish Lords, Red snapper, Yelloweye, Black sea bass and many more! Cast that line today!

5 . Alyeska Resort

Girdwood, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 747 - 3929

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Wow! Alyeska Resort completely amazed us. The beautifully designed rooms are fit for a king and the 1,000 acres of mountain ski slopes get your adrenaline pumping. But the most excitement you can have is reeling in fearless pink salmon on the banks of Resurrection Creek.

At the crack of dawn you’ll begin your gentle hike into the Chugach National Forest. Along the way you might spot bald eagles soaring overhead and bears roaming the forest. When you reach Resurrection Creek you’ll be casting into the famous waters that have been producing gold since 1895 – but you’re not here to pan for gold. Pink salmon fill Resurrection Creek, but they are infamously picky about biting fake bait. Just listen to your guide and use a variety of lures and you’re sure to reel in your limit. While you take the scenic trail back to Alyeska Resort, decide which adventure is next on the agenda. Get a view of Anchorage from above during a helicopter sightseeing tour, mush your way down a dogsled trail or hit the famous slopes that made Alyeska Resort one of the top 25 ski destinations in the country.

Mountain range

The Alyeska Resort is located near the 2,500-foot Alyeska Mountain.

Getting there

Alyeska Resort is located 40 miles south of Anchorage and 90 miles north of Seward.

Related Onsite Offerings

Alyeska Resort offers eight onsite restaurants.

At the Fishing Unlimited Lodge you’ll chase herds of caribou, follow sea lions, explore volcanoes and hunt the lakes and rivers for record-breaking salmon and trout. With all these activities you’re lucky you’re in the land of the midnight sun - your day doesn’t end until you hit the hay.

Alaska’s Fishing Unlimited Lodge is right on Bristol Bay where trophy rainbow trout run rampant. But your fishing isn’t limited to one location; it’s actually unlimited! The fly out service assigns you a personal guide/pilot to take you to the best fishing areas Alaska has to offer. They stay with you to ensure a safe and rewarding day of reeling in those feisty Alaskan fish. While you’re soaring over the lofty pine trees and around snow-capped mountains on your way back to the lodge they’ll have a chef preparing you a hearty-home cooked meal. After your meal let the guide fillet your catch while you sit on your private deck and admire sheep grazing near the Tanalian Mountains.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Fishing Unlimited Lodge offers two lodges. The first features two hot tubs, two saunas, pool table and bar. The second is reserved for dining.

Getting there

The Fishing Unlimited Lodge is 160 miles southwest of Anchorage on the shore of Lake Clark. A chartered flight from Merrill Field brings you directly to the lodge.

Total area

The Fishing Unlimited Lodge is located on five acres of Alaskan forest.

7 . Kvichak Lodge

Lake Illiamna, Alaska

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Millions upon millions of red salmon fill the Kvichak River in late June and early July. This notorious event is the largest red salmon run in the world, and yes, there is a fishing lodge here. The Kvichak Lodge and their expert guides will help you catch enough salmon to feed a small army.

In between Alaska’s largest lake, Lake Iliamna, and the rocky shores of the Kvichak River you’ll find the Kvichak Lodge. Your fishing options are endless. You can walk to the pebble beaches and cast out, board a plane with a guide and venture deep into the Alaskan wilderness or hop on a boat and troll the river. Besides red salmon you’ll catch vicious King salmon and tough rainbow trout. After a hard day on the water throw back a few drinks at the Kvichak lodge and chow down on a home cooked meal. After you’ve had your fill a guide will be ready to discuss the next day’s game plan, and you’ll need a good one to break the lodge’s 23.3 pound rainbow trout record. When it’s time to return to civilization you’ll be handed a nice present – all your fish have been cleaned, wrapped and frozen for you to take home.

Fun facts

Kvichak Lodge is located in the only designated trophy rainbow trout region in Alaska.

Related Onsite Offerings

Kvichak Lodge offers a sundeck that overlooks the Kvichak River.

Getting there

From Anchorage take a charter plane directly to the landing strip at Igiugig. From there Kvichak lodge picks you up in a jet boat ferry and takes you across the Kvichak River to the lodge.

At Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. you’ll catch more than record-breaking King salmon – you’ll catch the spirit of Alaska. The dedicated staff is ready to plan a custom trip to cure your thirst for adrenaline. The adventures are endless at Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. – it’s truly an angler’s paradise.

The most difficult part of your Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. vacation is finding time for all the exciting activities. You can take a day trip to the Nushagak River and hook monstrous King salmon or hunt saltwater halibut. If you’re looking for a remote adventure Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. will fly you to the Kuskokwim fishing cabins. Here you’ll spend two days deep in the Alaskan wilderness hunting northern pike, sheefish and salmon along the Holitna River. If you get tired of fishing, which might sound impossible, Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. can take you on a remarkable sightseeing tour through the Katmai National Park. They will introduce you to waddling puffins, giant bald eagles, brown bears and more – you can even hunt for razor clams on the beach.

Getting there

Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. is located 190 miles southwest of Anchorage. Air service between Anchorage and Iliamna is provided by PenAir.

Fun facts

The guides at the Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. have more than 30 years of fishing experience.

Related Onsite Offerings

Bristol Bay Sportfishing Inc. offers one onsite restaurant.

9 . Alaska Heavenly Lodge

Cooper Landing, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 595 - 2012

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If you’re searching for the famous Alaskan wilderness but don’t want to fly out to get there, Alaska Heavenly Lodge has you covered. Minutes from the highway, but a world away, you’ll find the remote lodge and a world-class fishing adventure.

The Alaska Heavenly Lodge is located where the great Kenai River joins with the Russian Rivers in Coopers Landing. These rivers are made famous by the Kenai Kings, some of the largest fish ever recorded – the record is around 98 pounds! If you’re looking for something smaller there are two sockeye salmon runs during the summer and a silver salmon run during the fall. If you want to experience the great Alaskan wilderness visit the Alaska Heavenly Lodge – it’s where Alaskans come to play. If you think you have to rough it during your Alaskan vacation, you’re wrong – the Alaskan Heavenly Lodge puts an elegant spin on the great outdoors. You can create a personalized trip itinerary filled with daily adventures on the river and relaxing nights in the hot tub – a personal chef can even prepare your meals. The lodge is tastefully designed with hand-hewn logs, a collection of Alaskan art and a stone fireplace.

Getting there

Exit the Anchorage International Airport onto International Airport Road and proceed to Minnesota Drive. Turn right and continue down Alaska Hwy 1 for 90 miles. Take a right at the Homer/Soldotna Exit, then turn left at Blakely Street. Turn left at the first fork and continue until you see the Alaskan Heavenly Lodge.

Highlights

The Alaskan Heavenly Lodge is prepared to host your next group vacation, wedding, family reunion and corporate retreat.

Average temperature

High 70 degrees, low -30 degrees F.

10 . Favorite Bay Lodge

Angoon, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 788 - 3344

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To find Favorite Bay Lodge you’ll have to venture off the beaten path to a world where nature rules and man is merely a visitor. The saltwater bays and freshwater lakes are brimming with salmon, trout, halibut and humpback whales excited to meet you.

The Favorite Bay Lodge is more than an angler’s paradise, it’s a true Alaskan experience. The grassy shore of Admiralty Island is where anglers reel in a variety of rockfish in a peaceful and private atmosphere. The rippling creeks bring you gorgeous views of emerald pine trees and snow-capped mountains. Favorite Bay Lodge is a place where you come to get away from civilization and experience Alaska the way it was meant to be – a tranquil yet untamed wilderness. Favorite Bay Lodge believes in roughing it. Well, only outdoors. The Great Room was designed to capture the spirit of Alaska’s rugged wilderness with large windows overlooking the bay and cedar walls around a sunken fireplace. Your guestroom is themed after Alaska’s native Southwestern wildlife. Picture yourself relaxing on the handcrafted furniture gazing out the window at Mother Nature’s remarkable lofty pine trees, towering mountains, crystal clear water and peaceful wildlife – there’s nothing else like it.

Related Onsite Offerings

Favorite Bay Lodge offers one onsite restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Average rainfall/snowfall

Favorite Bay Lodge is located in Angoon and receives 32 inches of rainfall per year.

Getting there

Alaska Airlines is the primary airline serving Southeast Alaska. You’ll fly in to Juneau and be transported to Favorite Bay Lodge by a 45-minute seaplane ride.

11 . Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Kodiak, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 488 - 8767

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On Kukak Bay you’ll catch more salmon than you know what to do with, but you have big-very-big competition. Nobody likes salmon more than the bears that roam the shores near Katmai Wilderness Lodge. So while you’re trolling for salmon keep an eye out for a hungry brown bear doing the same.

If you’re a serious angler you need an array of serious fishing spots. At the Katmai Wilderness Lodge you’ll have access to meandering streams, icy salt water bays and unbelievable freshwater lakes. During the summer you’ll battle with Dolly Varden trout, pink salmon and silver salmon; year-round you’ll find halibut, cod, flounder and the ever-popular King salmon. The expert guides are ready to take you to their favorite honey holes where the fish jump right into your boat. You knew you would get an unforgettable Alaskan vacation outdoors, but Katmai Wilderness Lodge continues to impress indoors. The gourmet chef whips you up fresh seafood dishes and your private room is thoughtfully-designed to intertwine elegance with the Alaskan wilderness.

Highlights

Katmai Wilderness Lodge uses wind and solar energy to minimize its impact on the environment.

Fun facts

Katmai’s coastal bears dig for clams.

Related Onsite Offerings

Katmai Wilderness Lodge is known for its large bear population and sightseeing tours.

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