1 . Teton Valley Lodge

Driggs, Idaho

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 229 - 3611

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Bring your bait and tackle to Teton Valley Lodge for an unforgettable fishing experience. Family owned and operated since 1919, the staff at this Idaho lodge will make you feel like one of their own. Drop a line in the South Fork of the Teton River for glorious large trout opportunities. Make the shift to the south fork and expect rainbows, browns and cutthroats to be practically jumping into your hands. With talented guides at your side, you won’t ever fish the same stretch twice.

2 . Salmon Catcher Lodge

Kenai, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (907) 335 - 2001

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At the Salmon Catcher Lodge, it is no big stretch of the imagination what you’ll be doing. Home to some of the world’s best salmon fishing, and minutes away from the celebrated Kenai River, this Alaskan lodge is a real catch! By the end of your trip, you’ll have more than a few tasty reasons to use the fish freezer in your generous accommodations. Rooms come in one-, two- and three-bedroom varieties, and the adept guides will help you make the most of your time on the shimmering water.

3 . Andy Myers Lodge

Vermilion Bay, Ontario

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 727 - 5865

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Step into a contemporary fishing lodge with old world appeal. The lodge and cabins host a rustic allure, yet experienced guides make use of the latest fishing technology to make your experience as memorable as possible. Owner Steve Herbeck has achieved the status of one of North America’s best fishing guides and instructors. Follow him into the fray, hunting anything from salmon to goose and deer, and you will be handsomely rewarded with a delicious bounty! See what Ontario fishing's all about!

4 . Gone Fishin Lodge

Kenai, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 622 - 6502

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Find a variety of incredible and immersive packages at Gone Fishin’ Lodge, likely to turn it into Gone Fishin’ And Never Came Back. Ride a drift boat, or scan your prey from a float plane fly-out. The Kenai Peninsula in Alaska is one of the most illustrious and well-known fishing hotspots in the country. Let a guide assist, introducing you to the sparkling waters, lush wildlife, and, of course, the ways of Alaskan fishing. Bring the whole family on this distinctive adventure!

5 . South Fork Lodge

Swan Valley, Idaho

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 4650

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Perched on a dramatic bend of the slithering Snake River, South Fork Lodge captivates visitors with Americana elegance. Dry fly fishing is their specialty, and it is special. The Outfitters offer guided fishing trips, bringing you right to where the fish are hungriest. Accommodations range from rustic log cabins to deluxe suites, so you never have to forgo comfort on your fishing escapade. When you’ve caught more fish than you can eat, try a square ice cream cone at Rainey Creek’s country store.

6 . Mcquoid's Inn & Event Center

Isle, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 419 - 7218

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Welcome to Mcquoid’s, where the expert fishing guides’ combined tournament winnings exceed $600,000. They accompany guests on marvelous fishing experiences. It doesn’t get more luxurious than smooth riding on the ‘Big Mac’ launch boat, which sports an onboard bathroom and gas grill. Stop by Mcquids in the winter for chillingly good ice fishing. Everything but the fish is included in this bountiful package! What are you waiting for? Bring the extended family and make the lodge your second home!

7 . FishMasters Inn

Elfin Cove, Alaska

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 922 - 3474

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Want to be a fish master? Follow the lead of experts at this Alaskan lodge. Otters play, beavers chew, and the fish are waiting to take your bait. Hop on a 32-foot Baha Cruiser, and experience an intimate setting of no more than six anglers. Your catch will make your mouth water, but your lodge-supplied Lamiglas rods and Shimano reels will have you salivating, too. While having the right equipment is only half of the game, seasoned guides will have the mettle to back up your metal.

8 . Deer Creek Lodge

Sebree, Kentucky

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 377 - 3482

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This is a Kentucky lodge where you get more bang for your buck. Or, is it more buck for your bang? Fins and gills aren’t the only things you’ll be cleaning here. Deer Creek Lodge offers myriad hunting packages on top of trophy bass fishing and gourmet dining. If you’re saving your own kill for another time, let Chef Timothy James Chappell whip up some of his juicy venison or one of his sea fare masterpieces. Pair all this with two remarkable lodges, and you are in fisher’s nirvana.

9 . Thunderbird Lodge

International Falls, Minnesota

CALL DIRECT: +1 (218) 290 - 1607

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Meet Scott. He is the man with the means to overflow your fridge with delicious wild fish that you caught. He’s also been known to tell a good story or two. Be treated like family at Thunderbird lodge, where highly successful fishing on Rainy Lake is the norm. Indulge in a shore lunch of battered or fried maritime fare that teases your taste buds enough to make you want to get back out there and catch your own! Take the custom tackle package, and Scott will have everything ready when you arrive.

10 . Shearwater Resort & Marina

Denny Island, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 2125

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Angling adventures abound on the Central Coast of British Columbia! Set off on a Coast Guard Certified 17-foot fiberglass Hourston boat, boasting a 60-horsepower Yamaha outboard motor, a digital fish-finder, and more. Top-quality fishing poles help you reel in whatever sport fish you desire, whether it be a king salmon, red snapper, or rockfish. Expert guides are more than willing to share their hot-spot secrets just five to 45 minutes from the resort and semi-guided trips are also available!

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